New reviews: ’27 Dresses’

New review in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: 27 Dresses

The movie is like Jane’s perfect wedding: it delivers everything you expect on a timetable you can predict to the minute. It’s filmmaking as a cross between a carefully choreographed dance and an elaborate pageant, where we all agree to pass off Heigl, the dream girl of “Grey’s Anatomy,” as the plain sister.

Read the rest of it here.

Also new this week: my review of Jerzy Skolimowsli’s 1971 Deep End, recently revived and shown in a newly-struck print. The review is on this site. See below or click here.

Author: seanax

I write the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website ( I'm a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies Online, Keyframe, Independent Lens, and Cinephiled, and the editor of Parallax View ( I've written for The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Seattle Weekly,, Senses of Cinema, Asian Cult Cinema, and Psychotronic Video, among other publications, and I am a contributing editor to Parallax View. I currently live and work in Seattle, Washington, with my two cats, Hammet and Chandler.

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