Movies I’ve Recently Seen: King of Hearts, Little Women, The Front Page, & last but very much least, Quantum of Solace

Here are four movies that aren't playing in an upcoming film festival. No one asked me to review them. One is still in theaters. The others are currently available only in your own home. They're just movies I've recently seen, from best to worst. A King of Hearts (1966), Kanopy World War I gave us … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: King of Hearts, Little Women, The Front Page, & last but very much least, Quantum of Solace

What’s Screening: February 21 – 27

This week in Bay Area art cinemas: John Boorman's wartime childhood, Federico Fellini's runaway bride, and two epic tales of hippies. Also, Salma Hayek plays an artist, Harold Lloyd becomes romantic, and Steve McQueen calls bullshit. No film festivals, but another Kurosawa double feature and a whole lot of cats. Promising events Hope and Glory (1987), … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 21 – 27

The humor comes from real life in Come As You Are

A- Comedy road movie Written by Erik Linthorst Directed by Richard Wong Three youngish, disabled men take a road trip to lose their virginity. Why a road trip? They discovered the existence of a brothel in Montreal that caters to men with disabilities. They also need to get away from their over-protective parents. This is … Continue reading The humor comes from real life in Come As You Are

Kurosawa Series Here. Coppola Series coming soon

There's a new Akira Kurosawa series going on at the Stanford. And starting next month, the BAMPFA will start a series on Zoetrope, also known as American Zoetrope, the company that Francis Coppola created more than 50 years ago. What's more, Kurosawa and Zoetrope came together in the early 1980, and the film that the … Continue reading Kurosawa Series Here. Coppola Series coming soon