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THE GUEST opens today! Plus more new movies!

FINALLY, clever, retro-styled thriller The Guest is here. Check out our interview with the filmmakers and star here, and then go see The Guest this...

Mill Valley, ‘Gone Girl,’ and TWO flicks featuring Satan: yep, must be time for new movies!

The 37th annual Mill Valley Film Festival opened last night and runs through October 12 at all the big Marin venues (Larkspur's Lark Theater,...

Questions of the week: Who is the walrus? And who is Liam Neeson gonna take down next? New movies!

If Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' ongoing Pixel Vision posts about the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival have you longing for your own festival experience, check...

To boldly go…beyond the grave! This week’s new movies

A mask-wearing musician, a Star Trek alum, coming-of-age tales, a rom-com with a sci-fi twist, a rom-com with a zombie twist, and a romantic...

Tornadoes vs. turtles: this week’s new movies

Will ninja turtles or killer tornadoes reign supreme in this week's battle of the CG-heavy box office? Read on for our reviews of new...

The Rock gets mythological, ScarJo turns scary-smart, Woody’s tepid latest, PSH’s final role, and more: new movies!

In case you missed the cover of this week's paper, the 34th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival kicked off last night and runs through...

A great week for (indie) sci-fi and docs: new movies!

This week, Frameline continues (our coverage here!), plus offbeat sci-fi winners Coherence and Snowpiercer are well worth seeking out ... especially if you're not...

Frameline is underway! Plus: crooners, ping-pong champs, and more, in new movies

Frameline 38, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, kicked off last night and runs through June 29; check out our big list o'...

Cruise into the weekend (oh yes we did) with new flicks!

Dudes! The (lucky) 13th San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, aka DocFest to those in the know, is underway now, running through June 19 with all...

‘Neighbors,’ ‘Belle,’ and more new movies!

Not to detract from the drawing power of Seth Rogen's comic chops (or Zac Efron's abs, pecs, etc.) in this week's Neighbors, but it...

Spider-Man and other men (some more amazing than others…) in new movies!

It won't be summer according to the calendar for another month or so, but it's already summer at the movies. We're already on our...

Aliens, haunted mirrors, photographic mysteries, and isolated islands: new movies!

It's Friday, which means only one thing: new movies R herrre! Though Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier will probably keep body-slamming all the...

Teen dystopian drama! Sex addicts! Muppets! Yep, it’s new movie time

So many new movies this week to choose from, film fans! Better just cancel all your plans, and also any notions you had about...

‘Budapest,’ ‘Mars,’ and more: CAAMFest + new movies!

Last night heralded the opening of the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest; it runs through March 23 at the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro,...

New movies: Clooney, vampires, stellar imports, and more!

This week's big release, George Clooney's The Monuments Men, is a dud. So what else should you see instead? Options include a pair of...

Mumble, mumble, murder

A photographer shoots fake crime scenes in Joe Swanberg's meta-thriller '24 Exposures'

Dragons and drag: new movies from Peter Jackson and Tyler Perry, plus more!

Breathe easy, halfling: the middle installment in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is a huge improvement over the first film. Also new this week: Emma...

In the last week before Oscar/Christmas season really roars to life … new movies!

This week, we feature a pair of excellent documentaries: Frederick Wiseman's At Berkeley (review here) and The Punk Singer, about riot grrrl icon Kathleen...

Who dares challenge Katniss for box-office supremacy? New movies!

This week, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stands poised to crush all who dare step to it, but there are some alternatives out there....

New movies: a great week for docs

This week, doc lovers are in luck: not only is Chris Marker's seminal 1962 Le Joli Mai making a return to theaters (Sam Stander's...

Hunky Vikings! Crusading Texans! And more new movies!

Two big 'uns this week: blockbuster-to-be Thor: The Dark World (review below), and the very fine drama Dallas Buyers Club, featuring standout performances by...

A big Oscar contender opens! Plus: two politically charged docs, ‘Diana,’ and more new movies

The movie you need to see this weekend, ASAP, is 12 Years a Slave — one of the most important releases of the year,...

New movies! Including a few scary ones (no thanks to Hollywood)!

Incredibly, Hollywood is allowing this hallowed weekend to pass without releasing a single horror movie. (Unless you count Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which I...

Docs, docu-dramas, and one verrrry angry high schooler: new movies!

This week's fare includes a thoughtful doc about the debate over late-term abortions, Benedict Cumberbatch's star turn as Julian Assange, the Carrie remake, and...