What’s Screening: Jan 29 – Feb 4

This week in mostly virtual Bay Area moviegoing: Listen to reviewers about reviewing, discuss Casablanca with the Thrillville crowd, restore home movies, catch films about autism and striking workers, along with three enjoyable entertainments at the drive-in. Also, three film festivals. Festivals For Your Consideration continues through the week and beyond SF Indiefest opens Thursday … Continue reading What’s Screening: Jan 29 – Feb 4

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: August 14 – 20

Boots Riley, Humphrey Bogart, trans prostitutes, a fearless photographer, fire, and music. You can watch some or all of these this week through the magic of virtual cinema. Bay Area theaters with virtual cinema Balboa BAMPFA Cerrito Elmwood Lark New Mission Rafael Roxie Vogue Special online events Roxie Quick Takes: Boots Riley, Roxie, Wednesday, 6:00 … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: August 14 – 20

What’s Screening: February 7 – 13

What's coming to Bay Area arthouse cinemas this week? One of last year's best films rereleased in black and white. Also pictures by Kurosawa, Varda, Lubitsch, and Huston. All that along with Rudolph Valentino, college students, the Oscars, and four film festivals. Festivals SF Urban closes Sunday SF IndieFest closes Thursday. Read my preview. Berlin … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 7 – 13