Movies I’ve Recently Seen: The Gray Flannel Suit | Charming Bourgeoise | The Blue Dahlia | Crossfire

There's a theme going through this list of theoretically random movies - they're all listed at the bottom of my last Criterion article. A- The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) This is much more than an attack on 1950's conformity. Gregory Peck stars as a father, husband, and breadwinner, and doing all that … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: The Gray Flannel Suit | Charming Bourgeoise | The Blue Dahlia | Crossfire

Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Parasite, The Exterminating Angel, & My Dinner with Andre

After covering film festivals and reviewing Blu-rays of classics, I'm finally getting time to see a new film in theaters and to revisit two classics I hadn't seen in years. A Parasite (2019), California (Berkeley) This hilariously cruel comedy thriller about the haves and the have nots is one of the best films I've seen … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Parasite, The Exterminating Angel, & My Dinner with Andre

What’s Screening: September 27 – October 3

On Bay Area movie screens this week: A 59-year-old erotic thriller from Korea, early works by Capra, Buñuel, and Pennebaker, and two young men born to be wild. We also have seven, yes seven, film festivals. Festivals The Women Sports Film Festival closes Saturday The Green Film Festival continues through Sunday. Read my preview. The Oakland … Continue reading What’s Screening: September 27 – October 3