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Tom Tangney

  • 'Interstellar' is an ambitious, spectacular sight to behold
    Tom Tangney | November 07, 2014 6:42 am
    "Interstellar" is basically "Gravity" squared. Last year's big sci-fi blockbuster was a spectacular depiction of the perils of life in outer space for one emotionally vulnerable astronaut.
  • Method, madness in 'Whiplash' deliver early Oscar buzz
    Tom Tangney | October 31, 2014 6:50 am
    The movie "Whiplash" was the big winner at Sundance this year and is definitely in the running for some major year-end acting awards, including the Oscars. Pretty impressive for a low-budget film with a pretty simple premise: a music teacher challenges a student drummer.
  • 'Dear White People' is smart satire with mandatory dose of booze and parties
    Tom Tangney | October 27, 2014 11:17 am
    As you might suspect from the title, "Dear White People" is a smart social satire on the tricky nature of race relations in this country.
  • 'Birdman' takes flight, then collapses in exhaustion
    Tom Tangney | October 24, 2014 8:27 am
    Early on in the new Michael Keaton movie "Birdman," a cocky actor tells a teenage girl fresh out of rehab that she's "kind of a beautiful mess." That's how I'd sum up the movie as well. A beautiful mess.
  • An interview with 'Laggies' director Lynn Shelton
    Tom Tangney | October 23, 2014 7:23 am
    Thanks to smart, refreshing movies like "Humpday" and "Your Sister's Sister," local filmmaker Lynn Shelton has become a darling of the indie film world.
  • Grim heroism in 'Fury' doesn't take war lightly
    October 17, 2014 8:10 am
    If you're in the mood for a throwback war movie, then the new Brad Pitt film "Fury" is for you. Set in the waning months of World War II, "Fury" follows a veteran crew of a Sherman tank battling behind enemy lines.
  • 'Kill the Messenger' may be better in print
    October 10, 2014 12:11 pm
    "Kill the Messenger" tells the true story of a minor-league investigative journalist who breaks a huge story about corruption at the highest levels of government. But unlike the journalist heroes in "All the King's Men," this is not a story of triumph, but of defeat.
  • Why you need to revisit the newly renovated Egyptian Theatre
    Stephanie Klein | October 03, 2014 4:14 pm
    After a months-long renovation, Seattle's Egyptian Theatre is reopening with a bang and nobody is more excited than KIRO Radio's Tom Tangney.
  • High-polish thriller 'Gone Girl' succeeds as a dark satire of marriage
    Tom Tangney | October 03, 2014 7:19 am
    On the surface, "Gone Girl" is a high-polish thriller about a man who may or may not have killed his wife. But what it really is is an anatomy of a marriage, or perhaps more grandly, of marriage in general. It's not a pretty sight.
  • 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' is as deep as a Hallmark card
    Tom Tangney | September 26, 2014 9:10 am
    "Hector and the Search for Happiness" is about a British therapist who decides he doesn't really know what he's talking about.

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About Tom Tangney

  • About Tom TangneyBy day, you can hear Tom on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, and by night, he sits in the dark, making snide comments about what he sees on the silver screen.