What’s Screening: September 28 – October 4

Hal Ashby, Paul Greengrass, Rafael Sabatini, Mel Brooks, The Beatles, Ingmar Bergman, and a bunch of smart kids - along with six (count 'em, six!) film festivals - in Bay Area movie theaters this week. Festivals The San Francisco Latino Film Festival closes Sunday Hong Kong Cinema opens today and runs through Sunday The Japan … Continue reading What’s Screening: September 28 – October 4

What’s Screening: September 14 – 20

Herzog's vampire, Cameron's cyborg, Eisenstein's mutiny, and Visconti's Postman, along with three film festivals, light up Bay Area movie screens this week. Festivals The San Francisco Green Film Festival closes today The SF Latino Film Festival opens today Greatest Hits with the Club Foot Orchestra takes over the Castro Saturday. See my preview. Promising events … Continue reading What’s Screening: September 14 – 20

What’s Screening: August 31 – September 6

This must be my thinnest Bayflicks Newsletter ever. One film festival, two recommended revivals, two continuing engagements, and one frequently-revived classics. So, to add some heft, I'm adding another section just for this week (and maybe occasionally in the future) called Still in theaters. These are for good independent films that opened more than a … Continue reading What’s Screening: August 31 – September 6