Great films selected for the National Film Registry

As happens every December, the National Film Registry adds 25 films to its list of movies that have historical, artistic, or cultural significance. This year, the new honorees include a Star Wars flick, two concert films, and the beginning of The Lord of the Rings. Here's the list in chronological order, from 1902 to 2008. … Continue reading Great films selected for the National Film Registry

In Bay Area Drive-ins & Virtual Cinema: October 9 – 15

This week in Bay Area screenings: The Talking Heads, the Day of the Dead, vampires, Black Americans in Paris, and that distant galaxy all arriving either by virtual cinema or to the drive-in. Also, three mostly virtual film festivals. Virtual Festivals The Mill Valley Film Festival continues through this week and beyond. Follow my previews … Continue reading In Bay Area Drive-ins & Virtual Cinema: October 9 – 15