What’s Screening: June 15 – 21

Bergman illustrates Mozart. Antonioni does adventure. Garbo plays the Queen. And Keaton wrecks the house. All that, plus a full week of LGBTQ films in Bay Area movie theaters. Festivals Frameline continues through this week and beyond Promising events McKellen: Playing the Part, Embarcadero Center, Shattuck, Aquarius, Tuesday, 7:00 The great Shakespearean actor (and movie star) … Continue reading What’s Screening: June 15 – 21

What’s Screening: June 8 – 14

Transgender prostitutes, unruly composers, hungry aliens, two film festivals, and three new B+ movies. And all of this is happening on Bay Area movie screens this week. Festivals DocFest continues through the week Frameline opens Thursday New films opening B+ Filmworker, Opera Plaza, Shattuck, opens Friday Like many great artists, Stanley Kubrick was an obsessive … Continue reading What’s Screening: June 8 – 14

What’s Screening: May 25 – 31

This week in Bay Area theaters, you'll find elephants and animation, along with Garbo, Eastwood, and Nicolas Cage when they were young and beautiful. Festivals The San Francisco Silent Film Festival opens Wednesday. Read my preview. DocFest opens Thursday New films opening B+ Love and Bananas: An Elephant Story, Elmwood, Roxie, opens Friday; Rafael, Sunday, … Continue reading What’s Screening: May 25 – 31