What’s Screening: December 11 – 17

This week in Bay Area movie theaters, either on the big screen or streaming through virtual cinema: managing a city under occupation, punk rock Irish style, work around the clock, and Jimmy Carter. Also films by Wong Kar-Wai, Joon-ho Bong, and Norman Jewison. Plus, two virtual film festivals open Friday. Festivals The Tiburon International Film … Continue reading What’s Screening: December 11 – 17

Crock of Gold: When punk went Irish

B+ Music documentary Directed by Julien Temple If you're not familiar with The Pogues, you have a treat to discover. For some 27 years (not including five inactive ones), this Irish band melded punk rock, traditional music, and deeply-felt left-wing politics. But film director Julien Temple doesn't seem to really care about the Pogues. His … Continue reading Crock of Gold: When punk went Irish