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Volume 42 Number 13

December 26, 2007 – January 1, 2008

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The Year in Film: Rest in pieces

Our monument to cinema in 2007

Year in Film: Cinema 2007

A bevy of top 10s, rants, and raves

Year in Film: Tonight we dine in hell

A look back at 2007, for better and mostly worse

Year in Film: The other side of the mirror

The year the rock biopic swelled with self-awareness

Year in Film: Cartooning the war

Transformers and 300 turn the conflict into comic book blockbusters

Year in Film: Things we lost in the theater

Score one for escapism, zero for political reality

Year in Film: Number nine — with a bullet

At least the fourth-best article ever about the folly of top 10 lists

Year in Film: Western promises

Back from pasture -- cinema's cowboys of 2007

Year in Film: Beauty lies

A look beneath the surface splendor of 2007's most haunting documentaries

Santa’s secret

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I'm a guy with a platonic, single, straight female friend in her mid-20s who could really use her first sex toy but...

The Ron Paul phenomenon

The Ron Paul phenomenon: How a Republican presidential campaign caught fire in San Francisco

A lousy casino deal

The expansion of tribal gaming has seen an increase in the number of human and civil rights violations

Politics as cryptography

Thom Hartmann cracks the code of what wins over Americans

Green City: Climate change could spark more wildfires

› news@sfbg.com GREEN CITY Imagine a future in which hundreds of thousands of people in the more arid parts of the country flee wildfires. Imagine...

Switching sides

Local newspaper shake-ups are leading former journos to the dark side of media relations

PG&E contracts: an $80 million legacy

A story of corruption, waste, and raw political power that makes many of today's scandals look like cornflakes

Chair and chair alike

Adam Bock plumbs the depths of commitment in The Shaker Chair

Nickie’s

The last word in Cajun ... or creole