What’s Screening: March 17 – 23

Howard Hawks, Spike Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, dangerously violent Jews, and a chance to make fun of Tom Cruise grace Bay Area film theaters this week. Festivals CAAMfest continues through Sunday. You can still check out my recommendations. The Albany Film Festival - the only film festival in easy walking distance from my home - opens … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 17 – 23

What’s Screening: March 10 – 16

Scorsese, Jerry Lewis, Laurel and Hardy, Greta Garbo, man-eating worms, a man-eating alien, and five film festivals grace Bay Area movie theaters this week. Festivals Cinequest closes Sunday The East Bay International Jewish Film Festival also closes Sunday CAAMfest continues through this week and beyond. Check out my reports on this festival. The Bay Area … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 10 – 16

What’s Screening: March 3 – 9

Six film festivals - two of them Jewish - grace Bay Area screens this week. Also a newly-discovered early color musical. Festivals The GLAS Animation Festival continues through Sunday Cinequest continues through this week and beyond The East Bay International Jewish Film Festival also continues through this week and beyond. The Roxie's 41 Years of … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 3 – 9

What’s Screening: February 24 – March 2

In this week's Bay Area movie theaters, you'll find films that won Oscars, may win Oscars, should have won Oscars, as well as the Oscar ceremony, itself. Festivals Cinequest starts Tuesday and continues for two weeks The East Bay International Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday and runs for 11 days The GLAS Animation Festival opens it's four-day … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 24 – March 2

What’s Screening: Feb 17 – 23

Aristocrats, dogs, charming thieves, oil speculators, hippies, and Hell's Angels appear on Bay Area screens this week. Festivals The Mostly British Film Festival continues through Thursday. Here's what I'm recommending. Noise Pop Film runs through Monday Promising events A Thousand Cuts: the Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies, Roxie, Thursday, … Continue reading What’s Screening: Feb 17 – 23

What’s Screening: February 10 – 16

Bay Area movie theaters celebrate valentine's day week with Harold and Maude, Brokeback Mountain, Punch-Drunk Love, and The Bride of Frankenstein. Also, the Balboa is now selling beer. Festivals Indiefest closes Thursday. Check my articles about what's worth seeing. The Mostly British Film Festival opens Thursday. Noise Pop Film also opens Thursday. Promising events Sembene!, Sunday, … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 10 – 16

What’s Screening: Feb 3 – 9

This week, Bay Area theaters will screen all sorts of things that Trump hates: Iranians, African Americans, comedians, nature lovers, and hippies. Also, the origin of the word gaslighting. Festivals Indiefest continues through this week and beyond. Check my reports for recommendations. Berlin & Beyond opens today and runs through Wednesday New films opening A … Continue reading What’s Screening: Feb 3 – 9