The Seasoned Ticket #140

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

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New Releases for June 22

It’s New Release Tuesday and we have SO MUCH new stuff, almost a hundred titles, including local martial arts awesomeness THE PAPER TIGERS. But the most important thing is that WE’RE OPEN and you can just come in and rent them. So do that!

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The Seasoned Ticket #139

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

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William Kennedy: Gentleman, Scholar, and Cinephile of Cinephiles

Bill in his natural habitat (a movie theater lobby). Photo by Cris Munson.

by Tony Kay

The passing of William Kennedy—gentleman, scholar, longtime Scarecrow patron, and one of Seattle’s most dedicated cineastes—represents an irreplaceable loss to Seattle’s film scene.

Bill’s presence during indie theater screenings was as ubiquitous as it was welcome. With his bright eyes, genial smile, professorial wardrobe, and a different book seemingly surgically attached to his hand every time I saw him, he felt (in his own humbly low-key way) damn near iconic to me. He was also my friend, and I miss him sorely.

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The Seasoned Ticket #138

Robert Horton is a Scarecrow board member and a longtime film critic. He will be contributing a series of “critic’s notes” to the Scarecrow blog—a chance to highlight worthy films playing locally and connecting them to the riches of Scarecrow’s collection.

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