Sean Penn as Who

I subscribed to a Google News Alert that searches for the words classics and blu-ray. What it finds and shows me isn't always about classics, but it occasionally is. Occasionally, in the search engine's desire to give you a title and your search words in context, you can get an odd juxtaposition, such as: Sean … Continue reading Sean Penn as Who

Tiburon Film Festival

The press release for the Tiburon International Film Festival arrived last night, and I only just got around to opening it. Some interesting stuff in the lineup. A Warner Brothers tribute will include a screening of The Jazz Singer. The legendary cinematographer and sometime director Haskell Wexler will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by … Continue reading Tiburon Film Festival

What’s Screening: March 6 – 12

Festivals come and festivals go. Cinequest continues through the weekend, closes Sunday. And the San Francisco Irish Film Festival closes today. Then the Asian American Film Festival starts Thursday. Medicine For Melancholy, Embarcadero, opens Friday for one-week engagement.  One could describe this low-budget indi as the African-American version (and the Bay Area version) of Before … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 6 – 12