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

What’s Screening: February 8 – 14

For Valentine's week, Bay Area movie theaters give you Rudolph Valentino, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Ruth Gordon, and Walt Disney's classic about classics. Also, one film festival ends and another begins. Festivals IndieFest closes Thursday. Read my preview. The Mostly British Film Festival opens Thursday. I have a preview of that one, too. Promising events … Continue reading What’s Screening: February 8 – 14