Why you need to revisit the newly renovated Egyptian Theatre
Stephanie Klein | October 03, 2014 4:14 pmAfter 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 amOn 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.
Port Townsend Film Festival honors the great John Sayles
September 19, 2014 5:28 pmThis weekend the Port Townsend Film Festival honors the great indie filmmaker John Sayles and his longtime partner and producer Maggi Renzi.
More people will go see 'The Maze Runner' but I'd rather talk about 'Tusk'
Tom Tangney | September 19, 2014 7:56 amIf four Hunger Games films (the third one opens this November) and three Divergent films aren't enough to satisfy your thirst for young adult, post-apocalyptic dramas, then the first of four planned Maze Runner movies is meant for you.
Talented cast shines in Gandolfini's final film, 'The Drop'
Tom Tangney | September 12, 2014 11:54 amThe setting may be overly familiar, (small time crooks and a blue-collar bar.) The plot a little predictable, (will the guys who knock off the bar get away with it?) But the acting in "The Drop" is so good, that the other stuff almost doesn't matter.
Woody Allen's latest, 'Magic In the Moonlight,' rings false
Tom Tangney | August 08, 2014 9:08 amWhen you make as many movies as Woody Allen does (42 to date), and as rapidly as he makes them (nearly one a year), the film quality gets very hit and miss.
Goofy camaraderie in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is infectious
Tom Tangney | August 01, 2014 7:49 amNot content with its present film-world domination, Marvel on Friday launches yet another comic book franchise, with five more superheroes.
If 'Lucy' was 10 percent smarter, it would be 100 percent better
Tom Tangney | July 25, 2014 8:51 am"Lucy" is a sci-fi action thriller that thinks it's smarter than it is. Or at least it wants us to think it's smarter than it is.
Interview: Richard Linklater on his groundbreaking film 'Boyhood'
July 24, 2014 7:12 amTom Tangney interviews the director of "Dazed and Confused," the "Before Sunset" trilogy about his latest film (12 years in the making,) "Boyhood."