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

What’s Screening: Jan 27 – Feb 2

James Dean, Jim Jarmusch, clueless teenagers, and a big turtle grace Bay Area screens this week. And, of course, Groundhog Day. Festivals Noir City continues through Sunday SF Sketchfest also closes Sunday Indiefest opens Thursday. Check my reports for recommendations. New films opening A- The Red Turtle, Kabuki, opens Friday A man marooned on a … Continue reading What’s Screening: Jan 27 – Feb 2

What’s Screening: Jan 6 – 12

Almodovar, Von Sternberg, Kazan, and a talking pig grace Bay Area screens this week. Also, the first film festivals of 2017. Festivals For Your Consideration opens Friday and runs through Thursday SF Sketchfest opens Thursday New films opening A Julieta, Clay, opens Friday; Rafael, Saturday, 7:30 Middle-aged Julieta (Emma Suárez) runs into an old friend … Continue reading What’s Screening: Jan 6 – 12