Netflix Sets Sundance Award-Winning Doc ‘Descendant’ for October Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Following news that the award-winning documentary “Descendant” will screen as an official selection at the 60th New York Film Festival, Variety can exclusively announce that the film will launch Oct. 21 on...

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New York Film Festival Unveils 2022 Slate, With New Movies From Claire Denis, Kelly Reichardt and Paul Schrader

New movies from directors Claire Denis, Park Chan-wook, Ruben Östlund, Kelly Reichardt and Paul Schrader will play at the 60th New York Film Festival, which is running from Sept. 30 through Oct....

‘Tommy Guns’ Review: A Sinuous, Surprising Military Drama Wrestles With Portugal’s Colonial Legacy

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Idris Elba Wants to Battle Superman as ‘Suicide Squad’ Anti-Hero Bloodsport: ‘It Needs to Happen’

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3 injured in Auburn shooting Tuesday morning

Three people were shot after a dispute in an Auburn neighborhood early Tuesday morning. Police are still...

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Serena Williams Announces Plans to Retire From Tennis: What We Learned

The world first came to know Serena Williams as a 17-year-old with beaded braids, overwhelming power and precocious intelligence and poise when she stunned...

Serena Williams Says She Will Retire From Tennis Sometime After U.S. Open

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Serena Williams Will Retire Tennis Just as She Played — on Her Own Terms

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One person arrested for three suspected arsons in Seattle

SEATTLE — One person was arrested after allegedly setting several fires in Seattle's Central District Monday night. The three fires were reported between 7:30-8:31 p.m. The fires occurred in the following...

Bellevue cheer coach charged with child molestation after two students come forward

The owner of Action Athletics now faces child molestation charges, and Bellevue police believe more victims could come forward. SEATTLE — A Bellevue cheer coach and owner of Action Athletics now faces child...

I-5 construction project in Tacoma enters final stages

WSDOT has announced that the final stretch of roadwork is underway for the I-5 through Tacoma. TACOMA, Wash. — Pamela Bateman still remembers how much has changed in her life since 2000 when...

Alexander Jay's defense attorney files new motion to dismiss

Alexander Jay is accused of assaulting two women in March. SEATTLE — A man accused of assaulting two women was deemed incompetent to stand trial, for now.  Police said in March,...

Mariners introduce Tucker, team’s new clubhouse dog from local shelter

For the first time in franchise history, the Seattle Mariners are introducing a four-legged friend to the clubhouse. SEATTLE — For the first time in its 45 years of existence, the Seattle Mariners...

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