Seattle explores the dark and seedy side of cinema via SIFF and the Film Noir Foundation with the return of Noir City. This year’s festival, dubbed “The Big Knockover – Heists, Holdups, and Schemes Gone Awry”, features an astounding collection of classic and contemporary heist films. Festival passes are $150 or $100 for members. It run Feb., 16-22 at the Egyptian
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Spellbound is a 1945 American classic directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It tells the story of the new head of a mental asylum who turns out not to be what he claims. The film stars both a young Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck so it promises to be as pretty as it is thrilling. Since it’s a major plot point go with some Amnesia from Clandestine with 27.1% THC for $15 per gram or $50 3.5 grams.
The Big Sleep was directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond Chandler’s 1939 novel of the same name. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart as private detective Philip Marlowe and Lauren Bacall in a story about the “process of a criminal investigation, not its results.In 1997, the U.S. Library of Congress deemed the film “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant,” and added it to the National Film Registry. For your “Big Sleep”, we suggest Indica Serum from Ethos Extracts with 57.6% of THC and 14.7% CBD for $54 per gram.
The Asphalt Jungle was directed by John Huston and is based on the 1949 novel of the same name by W. R. Burnett. it tells the story of a jewel robbery in a Midwestern city and features some blonde named Marilyn Monroe in one of her earliest roles. A critical success, the film was nominated for four Academy Awards. In honor of Marilyn’s movie try a little Dirty Girl from Smokey Point Productions with 25.7% THC at $15 per gram