Sean Axmaker

Stream On Demand
Parallax View
Turner Classic Movies

Shoreline, WA, United States

I am the writer and editor of the weekly newspaper column and companion website Stream On Demand ( I am also a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies Online, The Seattle Weekly, Keyframe, and Cinephiled, and the editor of Parallax View (, a cooperative effort of a small group of Seattle film critics.

In the past I was a film critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for nine years and a longtime home video columnist for IMDb and MSN Movies, and my work has appeared in Indiewire,, The Stranger, Senses of Cinema, Asian Cult Cinema, Filmfax, Psychotronic Video, and “The Scarecrow Video Guide.” You can find links to all of this and more on my shamelessly self-promoting blog at

Favorite Films: Blade Runner, Vertigo, Touch of Evil, Kings of the Road, Playtime, Bride of Frankenstein, The Searchers, Dazed and Confused, Moonrise Kingdom

Favorite Actors: Burt Lancaster, Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, Bill Nighy

Favorite Directors: Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, Jean Renoir, John Ford, Jacques Tati, Wim Wenders, Jacques Rivette, Johnnie To, Buster Keaton, Rex Ingram, Victor Sjostrom, Abel Gance

Favorite Writers: Ben Hecht, A.I Bezzerides, Anita Loos, Preston Sturges, Billy Wilder, Orson Welles

Favorite Techs: Roger Deakins, Gregg Toland, Bernard Herrmann, Slavko Vorkapitch, Saul Bass, Syd Mead

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