About Film Club

The UW Film Club is the foremost organization for exploring film culture at the University of Washington. Each week we get together, watch a film, and discuss it and everything else going on in the entertainment world. Additionally, we program quarterly filmmaking competitions, have access to prescreenings for many of the biggest releases of the year, and provide an outlet for our UW film community. For the Winter 2020 Quarter, we meet at 7:30 PM Thursday nights in Physics-Astronomy Auditorium A114.

Latest News and Reviews

Review: ‘Happiest Season’ Is Flawed, But Still Fun

No three things go better together than Christmas, chaos, and love. That is, if the romcom genre has anything to say about the season. Happiest Season certainly has all three of these things in spades. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) goes to meet her girlfriend Harper’s (Mackenzie Davis) parents over Christmas, her plan to propose goes …

Review: ‘Uncle Frank’ is a Feel Good Story That Fails to Make Broader Commentary

New York City, 1976. There’s a party going on in one of the more spacious apartments in Manhattan. Inside, people are drinking, smoking, and having sex, things you’d expect at a party. Outside, on the fire escape, a college professor engages in a discussion with a colleague about the current political state of affairs. Both …

Retrospective: ‘Porco Rosso’ Is The Miyazaki Masterpiece We Need To Talk About

Hayao Miyazaki. His Wikipedia article may not state it, but he has produced more than enough masterpieces to be unofficially acknowledged as the “godfather of animation.” Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, and Princess Mononoke are all of the spectacular stories which he has beautifully hand-animated with his collaborators at Studio Ghibli. However, …


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