In case you haven't figured it out, I'm taking a blog break. I'm simply too overwhelmed with the sort of writing I get paid for to spend time on the writing I want to do. I hope to start again at the beginning of April, as the San Francisco International Film Festivals looms closer on … Continue reading Taking a Break
I'm sure there are plenty of great movies playing in the Bay Area this week. Unfortunately, I don't have time to see them, let alone write about them. So no newsletter this week. Hopefully next week.
More San Francisco International Film Festlval news trickling in. Mike Leigh receives this year’s Founder's Directing Award. If you’ve never heard of the “Founder's Directing Award,-- that’s because it used to be the Film Society Directing Award. Before that it was the Kurosawa Award--and I can’t think of a better name than that for honoring … Continue reading More SFIFF News
With the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival less than two weeks away, this seems like a good time to fill you in on the four films screening that I've seen: A Thousand Years Of Good Prayers: It's a bit silly to review the opening night selection as a movie; you're not going to … Continue reading Asian American Film Festival Preview