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Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

To celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, the Highline Historical Society will be presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing... [Read more]

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka ‘BUFO’) will crash land in Olde Burien on Tuesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – beginning at 7 p.m. in and around The Tin Room Bar…

‘Maury Island Incident’ film historical consultants release new book

‘Maury Island Incident’ film historical consultants release new book

Historical consultants to the locally-produced “The Maury Island Incident” film Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson – of the Northwest Museum of Legends and Lore – have released a new... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

Local filmmaker’s horror film ‘Ghostlight’ will play at Tin Theater Oct. 17-19

Local filmmaker’s horror film ‘Ghostlight’ will play at Tin Theater Oct. 17-19

Local filmmaker Jeff Ferrell’s “Ghostlight” will play at the Tin Room Bar & Theater from Thursday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 p.m. nightly, and Ferrell and members of... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn the history behind ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed. night!

REMINDER: Learn the history behind ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed. night!

REMINDER: Local Screenwriter/Attorney Steve Edmiston will be doing a presentation on ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ for the Des Moines Historical Society Wednesday night, Sept. 11, starting at... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Local Writer to speak at screenings of ‘Saturday Morning Massacre’ at Tin Theater

Local Writer to speak at screenings of ‘Saturday Morning Massacre’ at Tin Theater

Aaron Leggett, who attended Burien’s St. Francis and John F. Kennedy High Schools, will be speaking at two late-night screenings of a film he Wrote called “Saturday Morning Massacre”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Producers of the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which starts shooting June 28 – were honored with an Innovation Lab award from Washington Filmworks at the Seattle... [Read more]

UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

A ‘UFO Crash’ event, with a 3-D crashed flying saucer and special Flash Mob will be staged in Olde Burien on April Fool’s Day – Monday, April 1 – beginning at 7 p.m. sharp at the... [Read more]

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

John White, Founder of American Piledriving Equipment (APE) and an area resident, has stepped up to pile on the majority of funding for an historic local UFO conspiracy movie that will begin filming this... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kickstart Local UFO Film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed., Dec. 5

REMINDER: Kickstart Local UFO Film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed., Dec. 5

REMINDER: The kick-off party to help kickstart a new film about a local UFO mystery – The Maury Island Incident – will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, Dec. 5 at the Tin Theater in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Benita Staadecker, Actress from ‘Old Goats’ Film at Tin Theater Friday Night

Meet Benita Staadecker, Actress from ‘Old Goats’ Film at Tin Theater Friday Night

Dan House, Tin Room/Theater Owner, with Benita Staadecker. Our friends at The Tin Theater will be hosting a special guest this Friday before the screening of the film “Old Goats” – Benita... [Read more]

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Patrick Sammon, who attended Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, has been traveling around the country screening his very first film – “Codebreaker” – based on the life on... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

An historic, local UFO conspiracy tale has caught the attention of two area filmmakers, who plan on producing a film based on the incident and its tragic aftermath. “The Maury Island Incident,” is based on the true story…

VIDEO: Remember Nicholas Francisco? His Life is Now a Lifetime Movie

VIDEO: Remember Nicholas Francisco? His Life is Now a Lifetime Movie

Remember Nicholas Francisco? He was the man who, in February 2009, up and left his wife, his family, his job – his entire life – causing a massive, regional search that resulted in nothing…until... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers Seeking to Raise Money to Finish Horror Film ‘Sader Ridge’

Local Filmmakers Seeking to Raise Money to Finish Horror Film ‘Sader Ridge’

Jeremy Berg A group of filmmakers based in Burien is trying to raise money through Kickstarter to finish their original psychological horror feature film called “Sader Ridge.” “The October... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dude! Bowling Shirt Means FREE Popcorn at Tin Theater’s ‘The Big Lebowski’!

Dude! Bowling Shirt Means FREE Popcorn at Tin Theater’s ‘The Big Lebowski’!

DUDE…if you wear a bowling shirt, you’ll get a FREE serving of popcorn at BTB Advertiser The Tin Theater’s showing of the classic “The Big Lebowski,” which starts tonight... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Screening ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Tuesday Night

Highline Schools Foundation Screening ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Tuesday Night

The Highline Schools Foundation is presenting a documentary film called “Speaking in Tongues” starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at Mount View Elementary School. Admission is free, but Registration... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Thor’ Is A Fun, Fast, Enjoyable Popcorn Movie & You’ll Love It

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Thor’ Is A Fun, Fast, Enjoyable Popcorn Movie & You’ll Love It

by Philip Benais Thor: Directed by Kenneth Branagh; Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins and Stellan Skarsgard. The recent influx of Marvel comics films has been... [Read more]

REPORT: Underage Boy Checks Out NC-17 Movie At Library, Gets In Trouble

REPORT: Underage Boy Checks Out NC-17 Movie At Library, Gets In Trouble

KING5 produced a video report on how a 14-year-old boy named Brandon Britton got in trouble with his parents when he checked out the NC-17 rated documentary “Inside Deep Throat” at the Burien... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘True Grit’ Is One Of The Best Westerns In Years

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘True Grit’ Is One Of The Best Westerns In Years

by Philip Benais True Grit; Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen: Starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Hailee Steinfeld and Barry Pepper. The Coen Brothers have directed some of the most influential... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Latest ‘Narnia’ Flawed, At Times Worthwhile Experience

INTERN’S VIEW: Latest ‘Narnia’ Flawed, At Times Worthwhile Experience

by Philip Benais The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader; Directed By Michael Apted; Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Will Poulter, Ben Barnes, Liam Neeson and Simon Pegg. I must... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows’: An Entertaining Appetizer

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows’: An Entertaining Appetizer

by Philip Benais Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part One: Directed By David Yates; Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and Alan Rickman. Harry... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Skyline’: Worst Thing To Happen To Sci-Fi Since ‘Highlander II’

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Skyline’: Worst Thing To Happen To Sci-Fi Since ‘Highlander II’

by Philip Benais Skyline: Directed By The Brothers Strause; Starring Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson and Donald Faison. There are many things that come to mind when I think of this movie. For instance,... [Read more]

Local Filmmaker Holding Fundraiser Party For Indie Film On Nov. 20th

Local Filmmaker Holding Fundraiser Party For Indie Film On Nov. 20th

Local filmmaker Jeremy Mackie is putting on an all-ages party on Saturday, Nov. 20th, called “Monkey Barrel Night,” with the goal of trying to raise funds for his new independent film titled... [Read more]