What’s Screening: May 29 – June 4

I Wake Up Dreaming, the Roxie’s noir festival, has done so well it’s been held over an extra week. And CounterCorp continues at the Victoria Theater. Selling That Stuff 'Toon Style: Forty Years of Animated Advertisements and The Naughty to Nasty Sex Cartoon Extravaganza, , Oddball Film, Friday, 8:00 (advertisements) and 10:00 (sex). I think … Continue reading What’s Screening: May 29 – June 4

The Cerrito is Gone, but Thrillville Lives On

The Cerrito is gone (hopefully temporarily), and so is Speakeasy Theaters (definitely permanently), But Thrilleville lives on…at least for a bit. Will Viharo, who booked the two Speakeasy theaters and ran Thrillville there, as found a home for the next scheduled event. On June 18, at 7:30, thrill seekers will convene at the Camera 3 … Continue reading The Cerrito is Gone, but Thrillville Lives On

The Castro’s New Digital Projector

Note: I made a slight alteration to this post on June 30, at the request of a Castro employee. The Castro has a new digital projector. I’m not talking about the kind you might use for conference presentations, then bring home to watch DVDs. I’m talking about the kind of big, 2K projector that’s becoming … Continue reading The Castro’s New Digital Projector

What’s Screening: May 22 – 28

CounterCorp, "Anti-Corporate Film Festival," opens Friday at San Francisco the Victoria Theater for a three-day run. This one wears its political heart on its sleeve--it's left sleeve. In other festival news, I Wake Up Dreaming: the Haunted World of the B Film Noir continues through the week at the Roxie. John Wayne Western Double Bill: … Continue reading What’s Screening: May 22 – 28