Robert Horton http://kuow.org en Beyond Singles: A Sneak Peak At Movies And TV Shot In Seattle http://kuow.org/post/beyond-singles-sneak-peak-movies-and-tv-shot-seattle <p>You know that "Singles" and "Sleepless in Seattle" were shot in Seattle, but what about Cameron Crowe’s "Say Anything"? Or "Humpday" and "It Happened at the World’s Fair," starring Elvis (in Technicolor)? Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:56:29 +0000 Ross Reynolds 22604 at http://kuow.org Beyond Singles: A Sneak Peak At Movies And TV Shot In Seattle News From Canada, Robert Horton On Film, And Tech News http://kuow.org/post/news-canada-robert-horton-film-and-tech-news <p>Les Layne from the Victoria Time Colonist brings us the latest news from Canada.&nbsp;Film critic Robert Horton joins us with a look at the movies. Then, Todd Bishop brings us the latest business and technology news.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 18527 at http://kuow.org News From Canada, Robert Horton On Film, And Tech News The Lac Megantic Disaster In Canada, Graceful Movie Exits, And The Housing Recovery http://kuow.org/post/lac-megantic-disaster-canada-graceful-movie-exits-and-housing-recovery <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p><br>Les Layne from the Victoria Time Colonist explains what the people of Lac Megantic have learned about the catastrophic train crash that happened there on July 16.&nbsp;Film critic Robert Horton joins us with a look at the last films of great directors and actors. Then, Jon Talton brings us the latest business news including what the housing recovery means for consumers and the market. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 18101 at http://kuow.org The Lac Megantic Disaster In Canada, Graceful Movie Exits, And The Housing Recovery News From Canada, NW Business News, And Beach Movies http://kuow.org/post/news-canada-nw-business-news-and-beach-movies <p></p><p><strong>Canada, Culture and Commerce</strong><br>Vancouver Sun political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest news from Canada.&nbsp;Film critic Robert Horton delves into the “good clean fun” to be found in beach movies. Then, Jon Talton brings us the latest business news. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16788 at http://kuow.org News From Canada, NW Business News, And Beach Movies The News From Canada, Top Ten Movies From 1963, And Business News http://kuow.org/post/news-canada-top-ten-movies-1963-and-business-news <p></p><p><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer tells us&nbsp;who is on the B-list to be the next US ambassador to Canada (hint: it is not our former governor Christine Gregoire).&nbsp; Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton </a>picks the top 10 movies from 1963 in honor of their 50th anniversary.&nbsp; Then, Michele Matassa-Flores of the Puget Sound Business Journal brings us the region’s latest economic news.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16366 at http://kuow.org The News From Canada, Top Ten Movies From 1963, And Business News How To Catch A Foul Ball, And Animated Film http://kuow.org/post/how-catch-foul-ball-and-animated-film <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p><p><strong>Canada, Culture And Commerce: Vaughn Palmer, Robert Horton, Todd Bishop</strong><br>Vancouver Sun political correspondent <a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vaughn Palmer </a>brings us the latest news from Canada.&nbsp;"Despicable Me" opens in theaters June 3 ahead of the Independence Day holiday.&nbsp;Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton</a> talks about what makes a good animated film. Then, <a href="http://www.geekwire.com/">Todd Bishop</a> reviews the latest tech news including an app that can help you catch a foul ball at a Mariner’s game. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15968 at http://kuow.org How To Catch A Foul Ball, And Animated Film Floods In Canada, New Documentaries And CEO Pay http://kuow.org/post/floods-canada-new-documentaries-and-ceo-pay <p></p><p><strong>Canada, Culture And Commerce: Vaughn Palmer, Robert Horton, Jon Talton</strong><br>A huge, destructive flood hit Alberta causing an estimated $5 billion in damage. Canadian correspondent Vaughn Palmer gives us the lay of the land. Film critic Robert Horton joins us to preview two documentaries about music: "20 Feet from Stardom" and "Secret Disco Revolution." Then in business news, Jon Talton examines excessive CEO pay.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15587 at http://kuow.org Floods In Canada, New Documentaries And CEO Pay Another Canadian Mayor In Trouble, Apocalyptic Films And Business News http://kuow.org/post/another-canadian-mayor-trouble-apocalyptic-films-and-business-news <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><strong>Canada, Culture And Commerce</strong><br>Vancouver Sun political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest news from Canada, including the arrest of the mayor of Montreal. Everett Herald film critic Robert Horton reviews "Bling Ring" and "World War Z," opening this weekend. Are these movies signs of the impending fall of the empire? Then, Michele Matassa-Flores of the Puget Sound Business Journal brings us the region’s latest economic news.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15181 at http://kuow.org Another Canadian Mayor In Trouble, Apocalyptic Films And Business News Summer Movies, Console Wars And News From Canada http://kuow.org/post/summer-movies-console-wars-and-news-canada <p><strong>Canada</strong><br><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest news from Canada.</p><p><strong>Culture&nbsp; </strong><br>There are certain expectations for movies that come out in the summer months. Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton </a>unpacks the summer blockbuster and the&nbsp;new movies coming out that might break the mold.</p><p><strong>Commerce</strong><br>Apple has a launched its own radio platform, challenging Pandora and Rhapsody. <a href="http://www.geekwire.com/">Todd Bishop</a> of Geekwire explains the competitive tech market, including the release of PS4 and Xbox One.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 14742 at http://kuow.org Summer Movies, Console Wars And News From Canada News From Canada, Movie Franchises And Best Paid Northwest Workers http://kuow.org/post/news-canada-movie-franchises-and-best-paid-northwest-workers <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest news from Canada. Also, why is Hollywood releasing “Fast and Furious 6” and “The Hangover 3?” Are these true sequels or film franchises? Film critic<a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/"> Robert Horton</a> muses. Then, <a href="http://www.michaeljparks.com">Michael Parks</a> brings us the latest business news and reveals which Northwest workers are paid best.<br><br> Wed, 29 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 13888 at http://kuow.org News From Canada, Movie Franchises And Best Paid Northwest Workers The Canadian Justice System, A Review Of "Star Trek" And The New Xbox http://kuow.org/post/canadian-justice-system-review-star-trek-and-new-xbox <p><strong>Canada, Culture And Commerce</strong><br><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer explains why Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Chief of staff has resigned and what happens now.&nbsp; Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton</a> reviews the new "Star Trek" movie. Then in tech news, <a href="http://www.geekwire.com/">Todd Bishop</a> reviews the next Xbox which Microsoft released Tuesday.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br><br> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 13495 at http://kuow.org The Canadian Justice System, A Review Of "Star Trek" And The New Xbox Robert Horton's SIFF Picks And News From Canada And Commerce http://kuow.org/post/robert-hortons-siff-picks-and-news-canada-and-commerce <p><strong>Canada, Culture And Commerce</strong><br><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest news from Canada.&nbsp; Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton </a>joins us with the films he's looking forward to seeing at this year's Seattle International Film Festival. Then, <a href="http://www.roguecolumnist.typepad.com/">Jon </a><a href="http://www.roguecolumnist.typepad.com/">Talton</a> brings us the latest business news on Microsoft, Boeing and the Dow.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 13089 at http://kuow.org Robert Horton's SIFF Picks And News From Canada And Commerce Canada, Culture And Commerce http://kuow.org/post/canada-culture-and-commerce-17 <p><strong>News From Up North</strong><br><a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> political correspondent Vaughn Palmer brings us the latest from Canada.</p><p><strong>"The Great Gatsby"</strong><br>The latest film adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "The Great Gatsby" opens Friday. Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton</a> reviews the “strangeness” of Baz Luhrmann’s filmmaking and whether or not the anachronistic elements of the film worked.</p><p><strong>The Successes And Failures In Local Business</strong><br>Boeing is sending some engineering work to South Carolina, Microsoft is rethinking design elements of Windows 8 for PCs, and State Farm will begin hiring up to 1,000 jobs in Tacoma. <a href="http://www.michaeljparks.com">Michael Parks</a> has the latest on business news.<br> Wed, 08 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 12682 at http://kuow.org Canada, Culture And Commerce Canada, Culture And Commerce http://kuow.org/post/canada-culture-and-commerce-16 <p></p><p><strong>BC’s Premier Candidates Meet In First Debate</strong><br>The four candidates who want to be British Columbia’s next premier met for their first TV debate on Monday night. Jobs and the economy topped the agenda. Analysts say the embattled Liberal Party premier didn’t get the knock out she needed to hold on to her job. Vaughn Palmer of the <a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/">Vancouver Sun</a> joins us to discuss the election.</p><p><strong>When Words Don’t Matter: The Non-Verbal In Movies</strong><br>The classic science fiction film from Stanley Kubrick, "2001: A Space Odyssey," told much of its story through image, gesture and sound. The spoken word was often secondary to the plot. According to film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton</a>, a new film, "Renoir," relies on images to convey mood and feeling to moderate success.</p><p><strong>Grocery Delivery Services Benefit The Environment</strong><br>A new University of Washington study suggests that deliveries by trucks are actually better for the environment than each of us driving to the store in our own cars. That might be good news for Amazon Fresh. The company has been testing this grocery delivery service in Seattle since 2007. There are indications Amazon is planning to expand Fresh to other markets. <a href="http://www.geekwire.com/">Todd Bishop</a> explores how Amazon Fresh and other grocery delivery services are faring.<br> Wed, 01 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday With Steve Scher 12288 at http://kuow.org Canada, Culture And Commerce Canada, Culture And Commerce http://kuow.org/post/canada-culture-and-commerce-11 <p><br></p><p>Vancouver Sun political correspondent <a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/columnists/Vaughn_Palmer.html">Vaughn Palmer</a> brings us the latest news from Canada. Film critic <a href="http://roberthorton.wordpress.com/">Robert Horton</a>&nbsp;reviews what's happening on the silver screen. Then, <a href="http://michaeljparks.com">Michael Parks</a> wraps up the region's recent economic news.</p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Producer 10417 at http://kuow.org Canada, Culture And Commerce