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GOLDIES 2012: Jamie Meltzer

GOLDIES He may be a filmmaker, but the inspiration for Jamie Meltzer's first feature-length documentary came while he was flipping through the bins at...

Locally grown

Fresh picks from 'Cinema By the Bay'

Our Weekly Picks: October 31-November 6

WEDNESDAY 31Halloween at Thee Parkside There was a pretty sizable chunk of paper last week dedicated to the eye-popping range of spooky/trashy/candy-coated Halloween events...

Points of no return

Retro fear and loathing in 'Wake in Fright' and 'They Live'

TIFF happens, part two!

Read Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' first report from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival here.In Another Country (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea) This highly enjoyable Éric...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, and Lynn Rapoport. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Smalltown confidential

A true-crime tale inspires Richard Linklater's cheerful new black comedy

SFIFF 2012: gone but not forgotten

It’s been a week since the San Francisco International Film Festival ended, but after 15 days largely spent sitting in the dark at the...

Bucky lives! More from SFIFF 2012

Read Sam Stander's earlier San Francisco International Film Festival report here.Sam Green’s The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, which he performed twice on...

Killers, brothers, and the just plain weird: SFIFF recap!

The 2012 San Francisco International Film Festival wrapped up last week, but we're still basking in the glow of cinema overload. Festival correspondent Jesse...

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/2-Tue/8 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

For your (even further) consideration: expanded short takes on SFIFF, week two

Ahoy! Yes, there's still time to gorge on the 55th annual SFIFF; even if you're just getting into movie-watching mode today, there's a full...

For your further consideration

Short takes on SFIFF 2012, week two

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/25-Tue/1 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

On the scene: SFIFF, week one!

Guardian film critic Sam Stander was among the crowds this past weekend as the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival kicked off its programming....

This week’s first-runs (to supplement your SFIFF frenzy!)

Between the San Francisco International Film Festival (kicks off Thu/19! Our coverage starts here) and the Castro Theatre's weekend schedule of more James Bond...

For your consideration: Short takes from SFIFF, week one

The gargantuan San Francisco Film Festival opens this week after a particularly fraught year in which the San Francisco Film Society tragically lost two...

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/18-Tue/24 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Matt Sussman. For rep house showtimes,...

Truth or consequences

Solid-gold lifestyles and agents provocateurs: SFIFF's documentary highlights

A hundred visions and revisions

SFIFF: Sam Green explores the geodesic world of R. Buckminster Fuller in new documentary