Metro Classics Returns!


We’re back with another repertory series starting next Wednesday, October 8th and continuing every Wednesday night at Seattle’s charming Metro Cinemas until December 3rd. The theme this time around is film families, with movies from three sets of father, mother and daughter. Here’s the schedule:

Rossellini-Bergmans

Oct. 08 – Rome, Open City
Oct. 15 – Notorious
Oct. 22 – Blue Velvet

Leigh-Curtises:

Oct. 29 – A Fish Called Wanda
Nov. 05 – The Manchurian Candidate
Nov. 12 – Some Like It Hot

Minnelli-Garlands:

Nov. 19 – The Band Wagon
Nov. 26 – The Wizard Of Oz
Dec. 03 – Cabaret

Meanwhile, I’m going on vacation for a week. But I’ll be back next Wednesday for the return of Metro Classics. Family fun for the whole family!

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2007

Best Picture:

The End: I’m Not There
Oscar: No Country For Old Men

Best Director:

The End: Todd Haynes, I’m Not There
Oscar: Joel & Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men

Actor:

The End: Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
Oscar: Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood

Actress:

The End: Tang Wei, Lust, Caution
Oscar: Marion Cotillard, La vie en rose

Supporting Actor:

The End: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men
Oscar: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men

Supporting Actress:

The End: Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There
Oscar: Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton

Original Screenplay:

The End: Todd Haynes & Oren Moverman, I’m Not There
Oscar: Diablo Cody, Juno

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
Oscar: Joel & Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men

Foreign Language Film:

The End: The Flight Of The Red Balloon
Oscar: The Counterfeiters

Documentary Feature:

The End: Helvetica
Oscar: Taxi To The Dark Side

Animated Feature:

The End: Ratatouille
Oscar: Ratatouille

Film Editing:

The End: Jay Rabinowitz, I’m Not There
Oscar: Christopher Rouse, The Bourne Ultimatum

Cinematography:

The End: Roger Deakins, The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford and No Country For Old Men
Oscar: Robert Elswit, There Will Be Blood

Art Direction:

The End: The Darjeeling Limited
Oscar: Sweeney Todd

Costume Design:

The End: I’m Not There
Oscar: Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Make-Up:

The End: Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End
Oscar: La vie en rose

Sound:

The End: I’m Not There
Oscar: The Bourne Ultimatum

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: No Country For Old Men
Oscar: The Bourne Ultimatum

Visual Effects:

The End: Transformers
Oscar: The Golden Compass

Original Score:

The End: Jonny Greenwood, There Will Be Blood
Oscar: Dario Marianelli, Atonement

Original Song:

The End: Bob Dylan, “I’m Not There”, I’m Not There
Oscar: Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, “Falling Slowly”, Once

Soundtrack:

The End: I’m Not There

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2006

Best Picture:

The End: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: The Departed

Best Director:

The End: Ken Loach, The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: Martin Scorsese, The Departed

Actor:

The End: Cillian Murphy, The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: Forest Whitaker, The Last King Of Scotland

Actress:

The End: Markéta Irglová, Once
Oscar: Helen Mirren, The Queen

Supporting Actor:

The End: Irfan Kahn, The Namesake
Oscar: Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine

Supporting Actress:

The End: Shiyang-chyi Chen, I Don’t Want To Sleep Alone
Oscar: Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls

Original Screenplay:

The End: Paul Laverty, The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: William Monahan, The Departed
Oscar: William Monahan, The Departed

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Still Life
Oscar: The Lives Of Others

Animated Feature:

The End: A Scanner Darkly
Oscar: Happy Feet

Film Editing:

The End: Takeshi Seyama, Paprika
Oscar: Thelma Schoonmaker, The Departed

Cinematography:

The End: Dion Beebe, Miami Vice
Oscar: Guillermo Navarro, Pan’s Labyrinth

Art Direction:

The End: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: Pan’s Labyrinth

Costume Design:

The End: The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Oscar: Marie Antoinette

Make-Up:

The End: Pan’s Labyrinth
Oscar: Pan’s Labyrinth

Sound:

The End: Miami Vice
Oscar: Dreamgirls

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Oscar: Letters From Iwo Jima

Visual Effects:

The End: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Oscar: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Original Score:

The End: Susumu Hirasawa, Paprika
Oscar: Gustavo Santaolalla, Babel

Original Song:

The End: Radiohead, “Arpeggi”, A Scanner Darkly
Oscar: Melissa Etheridge. “I Need To Wake Up”, An Inconvenient Truth

Soundtrack:

The End: Once

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2005

Best Picture:

The End: The New World
Oscar: Crash

Best Director:

The End: Terrence Malick, The New World
Oscar: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain

Actor:

The End: Eric Bana, Munich
Oscar: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote

Actress:

The End: Q’orianka Kilcher, The New World
Oscar: Reese Witherspoon, Walk The Line

Supporting Actor:

The End: Mickey Rourke, Sin City
Oscar: George Clooney, Syriana

Supporting Actress:

The End: Maria Bello, A History Of Violence
Oscar: Rachel Weisz, The Constant Gardener

Original Screenplay:

The End: Hou Hsiao-hsien and Chu T’ien-wen, Three Times
Oscar: Paul Haggis and Robert Moresco, Crash

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Tristram Shandy
Oscar: Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, Brokeback Mountain

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Three Times
Oscar: Tsotsi

Documentary Feature:

The End: Grizzly Man
Oscar: March Of The Penguins

Live-Action Short Film:

The End: My Dad Is 100 Years Old
Oscar: Six Shooter

Film Editing:

The End: Michael Kahn, Munich
Oscar: Hughes Winborne, Crash

Cinematography:

The End: Emmanuel Lubezki, The New World
Oscar: Dion Beebe, Memoirs Of A Geisha

Art Direction:

The End: Princess Raccoon
Oscar: Memoirs Of A Geisha

Costume Design:

The End: Princess Raccoon
Oscar: Memoirs Of A Geisha

Make-Up:

The End: Sin City
Oscar: Chronicles Of Narnia

Sound:

The End: Munich
Oscar: King Kong

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: The War Of The Worlds
Oscar: King Kong

Visual Effects:

The End: King Kong
Oscar: King Kong

Original Score:

The End: Michiru Ôshima , Princess Raccoon
Oscar: Gustavo Santaolalla, Brokeback Mountain

Original Song:

The End: Tom Petty, “Square One”, Elizabethtown
Oscar: Three 6 Mafia, “It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp”, Hustle & Flow

Soundtrack:

The End: No Direction Home

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2004

Best Picture:

The End: House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: Million Dollar Baby

Best Director:

The End: Wong Kar-wai, 2046
Oscar: Clint Eastwood, Million Dollar Baby

Actor:

The End: Tony Leung, 2046
Oscar: Jamie Foxx, Ray

Actress:

The End: Zhang Ziyi, 2046 and House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: Hilary Swank, Million Dollar Baby

Supporting Actor:

The End: Willem Dafoe, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Oscar: Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby

Supporting Actress:

The End: Cate Blanchett, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou and The Aviator
Oscar: Cate Blanchett, The Aviator

Original Screenplay:

The End: Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Tropical Malady
Oscar: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry and Pierre Bismuth, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Hayao Miyazaki, Howl’s Moving Castle
Oscar: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Sideways

Foreign Language Film:

The End: House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: The Sea Inside

Documentary Feature:

The End: Henri Langlois: Phantom Of The Cinematheque
Oscar: Born Into Brothels

Animated Feature:

The End: The Incredibles
Oscar: The Incredibles

Film Editing:

The End: Long Cheng, House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: Thelma Schoonmaker, The Aviator

Cinematography:

The End: Zhao Xiaoding, House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: Robert Richardson, The Aviator

Art Direction:

The End: The World
Oscar: The Aviator

Costume Design:

The End: House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: The Aviator

Make-Up:

The End: Hellboy
Oscar: Lemony Snicket

Sound:

The End: The Aviator
Oscar: Ray

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: The Incredibles
Oscar: The Incredibles

Visual Effects:

The End: Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow
Oscar: Spiderman 2

Original Score:

The End: Shigeru Umebayashi, 2046 and House Of Flying Daggers
Oscar: Jan Kaczmarek, Finding Neverland

Original Song:

The End: Mark Mothersbaugh, “Ping Island”, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Oscar: Jorge Drexler, “Al Otro Lado Del Río”, The Motorcycle Diaries

Soundtrack:

The End: The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2003

Best Picture:

The End: Kill Bill, Vol. 1
Oscar: The Return Of The King

Best Director:

The End: Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill Vol. 1
Oscar: Peter Jackson, Return Of The King

Actor:

The End: Tadanobu Asano, Last Life In The Universe and Café Lumière
Oscar: Sean Penn, Mystic River

Actress:

The End: Uma Thurman, Kill Bill Vol. 1
Oscar: Charlize Theron, Monster

Supporting Actor:

The End: Johnny Depp, Pirates Of The Caribbean and Once Upon A Time In Mexico
Oscar: Tim Robbins, Mystic River

Supporting Actress:

The End: Sinitta Boonyasak, Last Life In The Universe
Oscar: Renée Zellweger, Cold Mountain

Original Screenplay:

The End: Kim Ki-duk, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring
Oscar: Sofia Coppola, Lost In Translation

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Peter Weir & John Collee, Master And Commander
Oscar: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson, Return Of The King

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Last Life In The Universe
Oscar: The Barbarian Invasions

Documentary Feature:

The End: The Fog Of War
Oscar: The Fog Of War

Animated Feature:

The End: Finding Nemo
Oscar: Finding Nemo

Film Editing:

The End: Sally Menke, Kill Bill Vol. 1
Oscar: Jamie Selkirk, Return Of The King

Cinematography:

The End: Baek Dong-hyeon, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring
Oscar: Russell Boyd, Master And Commander

Art Direction:

The End: Master And Commander
Oscar: Return Of The King

Costume Design:

The End: Down With Love
Oscar: Return Of The King

Make-Up:

The End: Pirates Of The Caribbean
Oscar: Return Of The King

Sound:

The End: Return Of The King
Oscar: Return Of The King

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: Master And Commander
Oscar: Master And Commander

Visual Effects:

The End: Return Of The King
Oscar: Return Of The King

Original Score:

The End: Christopher Dedrick, The Saddest Music In The World
Oscar: Howard Shore, Return Of The King

Original Song:

The End: Dharini Divari, “Gravity”, Last Life In The Universe
Oscar: Annie Lennox, “Into The West”, Return Of The King

Soundtrack:

The End: Masked And Anonymous

Movies Of The Year Awards: 2002

Best Picture:

The End: Punch-Drunk Love
Oscar: Chicago

Best Director:

The End: Zhang Yimou, Hero
Oscar: Roman Polanski, The Pianist

Actor:

The End: Steve Coogan, 24 Hour Party People
Oscar: Adrien Brody, The Pianist

Actress:

The End: Gong Li, Zhou Yu’s Train
Oscar: Nicole Kidman, The Hours

Supporting Actor:

The End: Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs Of New York
Oscar: Chris Cooper, Adaptation

Supporting Actress:

The End: Isabelle Huppert, 8 Women
Oscar: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago

Original Screenplay:

The End: Alan Mak and Felix Chong, Infernal Affairs
Oscar: Pedro Almodóvar, Talk To Her

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: François Ozon and Marina de Van, 8 Women
Oscar: Ronald Harwood, The Pianist

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Hero
Oscar: Nowhere In Africa

Documentary Feature:

The End: Bowling For Columbine
Oscar: Bowling For Columbine

Animated Feature:

The End: Ice Age (Sorry, it’s the only one I’ve seen)
Oscar: Spirited Away

Film Editing:

The End: Angie Lam, Hero
Oscar: Martin Walsh, Chicago

Cinematography:

The End: Christopher Doyle, Hero
Oscar: Conrad Hall, Road To Perdition

Art Direction:

The End: Hero
Oscar: Chicago

Costume Design:

The End: The Two Towers
Oscar: Chicago

Make-Up:

The End: The Two Towers
Oscar: Frida

Sound:

The End: The Two Towers
Oscar: Chicago

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: The Two Towers
Oscar: The Two Towers

Visual Effects:

The End: The Two Towers
Oscar: The Two Towers

Original Score:

The End: Jon Brion, Punch-Drunk Love
Oscar: Elliot Goldenthal, Frida

Original Song:

The End: Eminem, “Lose Yourself”, 8 Mile
Oscar: Eminem, “Lose Yourself”, 8 Mile

Soundtrack:

The End: Punch-Drunk Love