Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Man in the White Suit | He Who Gets Slapped | A New Leaf | Bamboozled

Here are four more movies I've seen in the last few weeks. A- The Man in the White Suit (1951)I doubt no other movie is remembered for a single, recurring, and very funny sound effect. The story: Alec Guinness plays a brilliant but unrecognized scientist trying to create a cloth that repels dirt, never wears … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Man in the White Suit | He Who Gets Slapped | A New Leaf | Bamboozled

SFFilm Festival Preview Part 3: Skies of Lebanon | Rita Moreno | Sex, Revolution & Islam | Tove | Nudo Mixteco

The SFFilm Festival opens this Friday. (If the title sounds strange, it used to be the San Francisco International Film Festival.) I plan to write nothing more about the fest until opening day. All the movies mentioned below will be available for streaming throughout the run of the festival. And remember that you can follow … Continue reading SFFilm Festival Preview Part 3: Skies of Lebanon | Rita Moreno | Sex, Revolution & Islam | Tove | Nudo Mixteco

SFFilm Fest Preview, Part 2: I’m Fine | We Are as Gods | Censor | Poppy Field

My next set of SFFilm Festival films include a homeless mother trying to keep her daughter from the hard truth, a documentary about the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, a horror movie about horror movies, and a Romanian gay, closeted policeman. A- I'm Fine (Thanks for Asking) Within minutes of the film's start, I … Continue reading SFFilm Fest Preview, Part 2: I’m Fine | We Are as Gods | Censor | Poppy Field