What’s Screening: December 14 – 20

This week in Bay Area movie theaters: War and rebellion from Warner Brothers, dystopian future fiction, messed-up religion, German expressionism, Japanese masters, and horny youth. But no film festivals. Promising events Balboa Holiday Party, Balboa, Sunday, 5:00 I don't know much about this event, but it will involve vintage holiday-oriented cartoons, live music, and a … Continue reading What’s Screening: December 14 – 20

What’s Screening: November 30 – December 6

Going through FilmStruck withdrawal? Perhaps you can relieve the symptoms by watching movies where they should be seen - in a theater. Consider these mostly old movies screening in the Bay Area this week. Festivals Another Hole in the Head Film Festival continues through this week and beyond New Italian Cinema opens Friday and closes … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 30 – December 6

What’s Screening: November 16 – 22

The week that ends in Thanksgiving doesn't have much for cinephiles…at least not this year in the Bay Area. But we do have the Addams Family, Charlie Kaufman, angels over Berlin, and three movies shot in three-strip Technicolor. Also, three film festivals. Festivals The 3rd i South Asian Film Festival reincarnates itself for one day … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 16 – 22

What’s Screening: November 9 – 15

On Bay Area screens this week: Masterpieces by Renoir, Keaton, Bergman, Welles, Laurel, and Hardy, along with three new movies and six film festivals. Festivals The Cinematografo International Film Festival continues through Sunday The Napa Valley Film Festival also continues through Sunday. Read my preview. The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival opens tonight and, yes, … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 9 – 15

What’s Screening: October 26 – November 1

Halloween approaches, and that tells you plenty about what’s on Bay Area movie screens this week. And if you don't like scary movies, you can attend one of more of the Bay Area's current four film festivals. Festivals The United Nations Association Film Festival continues through Sunday The Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase opens Thursday … Continue reading What’s Screening: October 26 – November 1