DCP, Grover Crisp, & Bonjour Tristesse at the PFA

Thursday night I attended the second event in the Pacific Film Archive series, The Resolution Starts Now: 4K Restorations from Sony Pictures. This was more than just a movie screening. It was a talk by Sony's head archivist--and one of the current heroes of film restoration--Grover Crisp. Then came the movie: Otto Preminger’s Bonjour Tristesse. … Continue reading DCP, Grover Crisp, & Bonjour Tristesse at the PFA

What’s Screening: December 6 – 12

The only festival this week is Another Hole in the Head, which continues through the week and beyond. C+ Sweet Dreams, Opera Plaza, Shattuck, opens Friday; Clay, Saturday, 1:30; Rafael, Sunday, 7:00.  This upbeat, everything-turns-out-okay documentary tries to tell three different stories in 84 minutes. While it has its high points, it doesn’t do justice … Continue reading What’s Screening: December 6 – 12