Graham Greene: The PFA finally celebrates a screenwriter…sort of

The Pacific Film Archive often runs series celebrating a director, an actor, or even a novelist. But a screenwriter? Never. And the same goes for the Stanford, the Roxie, the Rafael, and the Castro (which has run series celebrating composers and cinematographers). That's ridiculous. The screenwriter shapes a film's story, often conceives it, and puts … Continue reading Graham Greene: The PFA finally celebrates a screenwriter…sort of

Brando, Baldwin, Keaton, & The Marx Brothers Coming to Pacific Film Archive

August is nearing its end, so it's about time to tell you about the film series going on at the Pacific Film Archive in September and beyond. Marlon Brando: The Fugitive Kind September 1–October 28 Marlon Brando burst onto screens at the beginning of the 1950s, changed the art of acting, then self-destructed. In between, … Continue reading Brando, Baldwin, Keaton, & The Marx Brothers Coming to Pacific Film Archive

Women, Obsession, and other things: Upcoming at the PFA, Castro, and New Mission

A few juicy items coming up in August: Almodóvar at the PFA The Pacific Film Archive has already started the series Women's Troubles: The Films of Pedro Almodóvar, and you've already missed Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (unless you didn't). But there's plenty of other great movies in this series of pictures … Continue reading Women, Obsession, and other things: Upcoming at the PFA, Castro, and New Mission