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Year in Film: Jesse Hawthorne Ficks’ Eclectic 2013 Countdown

16. Oldboy (Spike Lee, US) and Drug War (Johnnie To, China/Hong Kong) Two films from two of the hardest-working filmmakers in the biz. Though...

Page turners

November 27, 2013

BOOKS ISSUE: Short reviews of great books and comics

We will survive! Annalee Newitz’s ‘Scatter, Adapt, and Remember’

November 21, 2013
Spoiler alert: Humans survive at the end of the world.It’s a bit more complicated than that, of course, but it’s good to start on...

Theater Listings: November 13 – 19, 2013

November 12, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Theater Listings: November 6 – 12, 2013

November 5, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Gilded Age of Austerity breaks down

Contemplating the federal government shutdown, strikes by Bay Area transit agencies, and political dysfunction

The Gilded Age of Austerity and the breakdown of civil society

October 15, 2013
Is this the week that civil society in the US finally collapses? It’s starting to feel that way. Most of the federal government is...

Film Listings

September 10, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: September 4 – 10, 2013

September 3, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: August 28 – September 3, 2013

August 27, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: August 21 – 27, 2013

August 20, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: August 14 – 20, 2013

August 13, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 31 – August 7, 2013

July 30, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 24 – 31, 2013

July 23, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 17 – 23, 2013

July 16, 2013
 Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

‘Fruitvale Station’ opens! Plus, giant monsters, giant robots, and more new movies!

This week marks the opening of Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station, a moving look at Oscar Grant's final hours; it's an especially important film for...

Psychic Dream Astrology: May 15-21, 2013

ARIESMarch 21-April 19If you can't connect with what motivates you won't have the energy to pull off your plans in the long term, no...

Stage listings

April 16, 2013
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

Billy and the golden toads

Reverend Billy Talen and his Church of Stop Shopping come to town

On the Rise: Holly Herndon

Hushed, layered vocals trailing off into an unseen world

Bungle in the jungle

A vaunted New Age event creates ugly recriminations

Reports from the end of the world

In the Yucatan, a New Age fest turns into chaos

Time’s a wastin’, but Craigslist Casual Encounters can help you go out with a bang

December 21, 2012
Think you've outfoxed the apocalypse because it's almost noon on 12.21.12? Sorry to burst your bubble, but the Mayan armadoomsdaypaclypse may still be on.The...

Waiting for the end of the world (2)

December 20, 2012
TULUM -- So rather than taking the 2:45pm bus today from Tulum to Chichen Itza for the Synthesis 2012 Festival and tomorrow's end of...