What’s Screening: April 12 – 18

The SFFILM Festival pretty much takes over Bay Area art house theaters this week, but not entirely. We also have movies by William Wellman, Lon Chaney, Alfred Hitchock, Hirokazu Kore-eda, and Monty Python. Festivals SFFILM (the San Francisco International Film Festival) runs through this week and beyond. You can follow my reports. The Tiburon International … Continue reading What’s Screening: April 12 – 18

What’s Screening: April 5 – 11

What's on Bay Area movie screens this week? Student films, silent films, Hitchcock, Kubrick, and Tarantino films. Also, the SFFILM Festival opens this week. Festivals SFFILM (the San Francisco International Film Festival) opens Wednesday. You can read my reports. The Week's Big Event A Safety Last, Lark, Friday, 7:00 Even Alfred Hitchcock never mastered the … Continue reading What’s Screening: April 5 – 11

What’s Screening: March 29 – April 4

A three-day celebration of Stanley Donen, a continual celebration of Alfred Hitchcock, some Harold Lloyd, but no film festivals this week. Great double bills A+ Singin' in the Rain & A- On the Town, Castro, Sunday Just a third of the Castro's three-day celebration of the recently-deceased director and choreographer Stanley Donen. Singin' in the … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 29 – April 4

What’s Screening: March 1 – 7 (this time for real)

Not much going on in Bay Area movie theaters this week. But we do have two new films, a curious double bill, an early western, and three film festivals. Festivals The East Bay Jewish Film Festival continues through this week and beyond. Read my preview. The Dynamation Celebration honors animation wizard Ray Harryhausen. It starts … Continue reading What’s Screening: March 1 – 7 (this time for real)