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Foreign imports and American heroics: new movies!

Hollywood unfurls the latest adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's ever-popular YA fiction (the mercifully vampire-less The Host), as well as Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of...

Magic, madness, witches, and holdin’ on to that feeeeeling: new movies!

The newly-renamed CAAMfest (the film festival formerly known as the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival) opens tonight with its own slice of...

Land of (nearly) 10,000 new movies

Literally something for everyone this week: pregnant women, environmentalists, Mumia supporters, World War II buffs, Latin American history buffs, Abbas Kiarostami fan club members,...

The Oscars are over … time for some new movies!

The Oscars are over! You may now openly admit that Silver Linings Playbook offered just a slightly edgier twist on a pretty predictable rom-com,...

SF IndieFest, and a whole lot more: new movies!

First things first: the San Francisco Independent Film Festival kicked off last night and runs through Feb. 21 at various venues (mostly the Roxie)....

Stallone, Walken, zombies, Oscar shorts, and more: new movies!

Yes you can find time to see a movie this otherwise football-y weekend. The ongoing Noir City and Sketchfest still have a lot of...

Arnold’s baaaack! Plus more new movies

Get to the theatah! California's (thankfully, former) Governor returns to the multiplex to do what he does best: speak in one-liners and carry a...

Oscar contender ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ opens today! Plus (a few) more new movies

At last, the movie most likely to challenge Lincoln for Best Picture opens in San Francisco, with an even wider release coming next week....

Holiday movie massacre!

'Django Unchained,' 'Les Misérables,' and 10 more new flicks

Heroic shorties return! “The Hobbit” and more new movies

One more week until Hollywood unleashes a mighty flood of new films, in honor of noted multiplex fan Baby Jesus. This week's only big...

‘Holy Motors’ and everything else: new movies

This week: Keira Knightley takes on a classic, but Jennifer Lawrence proves more worthy of leading-lady praise in a decidedly contemporary tale. Also, The...

Presidents, secret agents, and true stories galore: new movies!

The election is over and, thank Zeus, good defeated evil. So you can stop making snarky Romney gifs and turn your attentions to more...

‘Cloud Atlas’ and more new movies, plus one new-old movie (‘Wake in Fright’)

A couple of potential Oscar contenders open this week: The Sessions, which could earn a nomination for John Hawkes' portrayal of a paralyzed man...

Affleck! Psychopaths! Lithuanian hoops! Yep, more new movies

Yes, it's true: Argo is entertaining. Former cheeseball Ben Affleck has come a long way, baby.Some cool local stuff this week: the Arab Film...

Zombie dogs! Neeson! Southern-fried jail tales! And more, in this week’s new movies

It's finally Halloweentime! (Though Walgreens would have you believe that season started in August.) Hollywood prepares appropriately with a few spookier picks (for kids,...

‘LOOPER’ IS HERE! Plus: a boatload of other new movies

Wait, what are you doing reading this? Why aren't you watching Looper, the best time-travel movie to come out of Hollywood in ages? Check...

Toads! Conniving one-percenters! And giant sharks! New movies

This week, check out the offerings at Cine+Mas, the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, plus reviews of quirky docs Beauty is Embarrassing and Cane...

Highlights in the dark

FALL ARTS PREVIEW: Seasonal tips for giving the multiplex a wide berth (with a few exceptions, of course)

Late-summer new movies: whole lotta eh (but T minus one month ’till ‘The Master’ opens!)

A pair of new Asian films about demons, real and figural, open today: Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai and Painted Skin: The Resurrection. Dual...

The trouble with demons

First-run Asian films bring sexy spirits and sad samurai to town

“Bourne” again and other new movies!

Big news this week out of the San Francisco Film Society: the Executive Director post, empty since the January passing of Bingham Ray (himself...

You, too, can win a gold medal in popcorn eating: new movies!

This weekend, it's all about the Women's Marathon at the London Olympics! If my calculations are correct, I will have to basically stay up...

Batman and beyond: new movies

Yep. It's here.But THERE IS MORE TO LIFE THAN THE LATEST BATMAN MOVIE, PEOPLE! (Especially when this entry ain't even the best in the...

Abs! Abs! Abs! And a few other new movies…

As a nation reacts with faux-surprise to the news of TomKat's demise, one question remains: what movie to see this weekend to ease the...