Movies I’ve recently seen: Nomadland | Judas and the Black Messiah | Morocco & March of the Wooden Soldiers

Here again are two new films that everybody's talking about and two films made more than 80 years ago. That wasn't intended. A Nomadland (2020) After Fern loses her husband, job, and home (Frances McDormand), she goes on the road in her van, working temporary jobs, getting by, and befriending other "nomads." She doesn't consider … Continue reading Movies I’ve recently seen: Nomadland | Judas and the Black Messiah | Morocco & March of the Wooden Soldiers

What’s Screening: February 19 – 25

What's going on, cinema-wise, this week in the Bay Area - aside from dark theaters? Concentration camps in America, the tricks of scoring silent movies, car racing and prize fighting, and an idiot with money. Also three film festivals. Virtual Festivals SF Indiefest closes Sunday The SF Urban Film Fest also closes Sunday The Jewish … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 19 – 25