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Life through the lens

Ross McElwee brings 'Photographic Memory' to the PFA

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...

Last laugh

Comedian Paco Romane bids farewell to his Romane Event — for now

‘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,...

The art of martial arts

CAAMFest remembers legendary producer Sir Run Run Shaw

Telling tales

Diverse stories take to the screen in CAAMFest's documentary competition

Yesterday, today, and Tomorrow

Cartoonist Dan Perkins reflects on 25 years of 'This Modern World'

Writing in the dark

True-crime author Harold Schechter talks murder and 'The Mad Sculptor'

Goldies 2014 Dance/Film: San Francisco Dance Film Festival

After starting small, the ambitious festival had a banner 2013 (with even bigger plans for the future)

Masterpiece theater

In 'Tim's Vermeer,' an inventor re-creates a priceless artwork using paint — and technology

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...

Ennui the people

Life lessons (my friend is an alien, what do I do?) abound at SF IndieFest as it turns sweet 16

Mumble, mumble, murder

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

Death and life

Archetypal tales and vibrant cinematic voices reign at the African Film Festival

Soft eyes

Chip Lord unearths unexpected details in urban landscapes

Gods and mom-sters: the week’s new films

This week: August: Osage County (bumped from its previously-scheduled opening last week) unleashes 2014's first bolt of LOOK AT ME I'M ACTING! Other choices...

Super Tramp

SF Silent Film Fest marks an icon's 100th anniversary

Cage heat: salute the screen icon’s 50th bday!

January 2, 2014
Oscar-winning actor (for 1995's Leaving Las Vegas), cultural curiosity (for his Superman and Elvis obsessions, tax troubles, hair, etc.), Coppola family member (Francis Ford...

Breaking points

New films from China teem with 21st century angst

Watch out!

THE YEAR IN FILM: Films in 2013 favored solo peril, moody self-discovery, and greed-fueled plunges

Back in Burgundy

Director Adam McKay reports on 'Anchorman 2'

SF Sketchfest posted its schedule today! (Spoiler: it’s awesome)

December 13, 2013
Dudes! Nerds! Pedro-voters! SF Sketchfest 2014 posted its complete schedule today, unveiling over 200 shows to be held in 20 venues from Jan. 23-Feb....

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...

Gore to the world

Scare yourself silly with 1984 cult classic 'Silent Night, Deadly Night'