Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

A- show business documentary Directed by Mariem Pérez Riera Rita Moreno has been an exceptional performer since before I was born, and she's still going at it. But I had to watch Mariem Pérez Riera's outstanding documentary, Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It, to realize just how difficult it was … Continue reading Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It

Movies I’ve Recently Seen: One really good new movie and four not-so-good old ones

For the first time in more than 15 months, I've posted one of these "Recently Seen" posts containing a new movie I saw actually saw in a movie theater. A- Limbo (2021) The trailer suggests this is a comedy, and at first, it feels like a very funny and quirky one. But the farther you … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: One really good new movie and four not-so-good old ones

What’s Screening: June 4 – 10

What's showing in Bay Area art house cinema? Finnish sex, Niles without Zoom, Bridesmaids, a faraway galaxy, and two film festivals. Festivals Frameline opens Thursday SF DocFest continues through the week and beyond Helping a theater Live Social Distanced Fundraising Social, Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, Sunday, Noon Since COVID shut down the theaters, the … Continue reading What’s Screening: June 4 – 10

Carole Lombard & The Marx Brothers at the Criterion Channel

Only yesterday I posted an article about a series of movies at The Criterion Channel, and here I am doing it again. Only this time, I'm discussing two series, and they're all about funny movie stars. Carole Lombard I haven't seen enough Carole Lombard movies. This series, Starring Carole Lombard, should give me a chance … Continue reading Carole Lombard & The Marx Brothers at the Criterion Channel