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

Movies I’ve Recently Seen: 5,000 Fingers, Uncut Gems, Certified Copy, School Daze, & A Pickle

An evil music teacher, precious stones, a complicated relationship, and life in college. Here are five films I've seen recently. A The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) It's been decades since I revisited the strangest children's fantasy movie made by a major Hollywood studio. But Fingers is more than that. It's hilarious, bizarre, crazy, … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: 5,000 Fingers, Uncut Gems, Certified Copy, School Daze, & A Pickle

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema & Drive-ins: August 7 – 13

Movies by Ron Howard, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Spike Lee, and Jordan Peele streaming this week from your favorite theaters. Bay Area theaters with virtual cinema Balboa BAMPFA Cerrito Elmwood Lark New Mission Rafael Roxie Vogue Special online events B+ Rebuilding Paradise (2020), Balboa, Cerrito, Elmwood, Rafael, Vogue Livestream conversation via the Rafael with producer Xan Parker … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema & Drive-ins: August 7 – 13

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: June 26 – July 2

This week, through closed Bay Area movie theaters and into your home, you've got Stanley Kubrick, Ray Harryhausen, Spike Lee, Charlie Chaplin, Ella Fitzgerald, and some talented artists you've never heard of. And a few conversations over the Internet. Virtual Festivals Frameline continues through Sunday. Read my preview. Charlie Chaplin Days opens today and closes … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: June 26 – July 2