What’s Screening: November 27 – December 3

After the November rush, things are slowing down. No film festivals this week. But we still have movies. A- The Wonders, Opera Plaza, Rafael, Shattuck, opens Friday Mexican magical realism clearly influenced this Italian comic drama about a struggling counter-cultural family of farmers and beekeepers. Nothing happens that is physically impossible, but writer/director Alice Rohrwacher … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 27 – December 3

What’s Screening: November 20 – 26

The film festival season seems to be slowing down. We only have two this week, and neither survives through Monday. The ongoing French Cinema Now closes Sunday. The International Southeast Asian Film Festival opens today and also closes on Sunday. But we still have movies. A- Hannah and Her Sisters, Castro, Wednesday Various members and ex-members … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 20 – 26

Roxie gains beer & better projection; hopes to gain members

Late last year, when the major theater chains refused to screen The Interview for fear of North Korean terrorists, San Francisco's own Roxie offered to show the comedy. Sony turned them down for technical reasons: The Roxie could screen it in 35mm or Blu-ray, but Sonly would only send the movie out to theaters in … Continue reading Roxie gains beer & better projection; hopes to gain members