What’s Screening: June 10 – 16

Being that it's Pride Month, several classic gay movies are screening in theaters this week. But Bay Area cinemas are also playing films from such famous straight directors as Charlie Chaplin and Akira Kurosawa. Also, two festivals. Festivals & Series The Castro Theater's 100th Birthday Celebration closes Sunday Frameline opens Thursday New films opening theatrically … Continue reading What’s Screening: June 10 – 16

Taking a break from Bayflicks & Movies I’ve recently seen

I'm taking a few weeks off Bayflicks. I should be back in July. In the meantime, this is the first of a few articles I pre-posted so you can get your Bayflicks fixes without me. A- Chungking Express (1994), Criterion Channel A strange and inexplicable movie...mostly in a good way. It contains two separate boy-meets-girl … Continue reading Taking a break from Bayflicks & Movies I’ve recently seen

What’s Screening: February 3 – 9

Beauty and the French Connection Looking Through a Glass Onion. The Mostly British Film Festival continues through the week and IndieFest opens Thursday. A Beauty and the Beast (1946 version), Castro, Thursday. I’d be hard-pressed to think of another film that’s anything like Jean Cocteau’s post-war fantasy. It’s a fairytale, told with a charming and … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 3 – 9