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Volume 41 Number 13

December 27, 2006 – January 2, 2007

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Jan. 2 film The Painted Veil Flapperish English socialite Kitty (Naomi Watts) marries bacteriologist Walter (Edward Norton) because - well, he asked her, following a brief but...

The P-U-litzer prizes

Presenting the stinkiest news coverage of 2006


Dec. 28 MUSIC Violent Femmes There are few bands from the last 20 years more iconic than the Violent Femmes. Their brand of acoustic punk,...


Dec. 27 VISUAL ART "Collect My Thoughts" From vibrant primaries to muted sepias, the color here is brazen, uncomfortable, and somehow impolite. Anne Faith...

New Year’s Eve ill

Don't fear the reaper.

Hi-yo Silver!

The higher price of dining in SF

Dine listings

Welcome to our dining listings, a detailed guide by neighborhood of some great places to grab a bite, hang out with friends, or impress...

Super visions: the year in film

Take a long look at the Guardian's 2006 film issue

Johnny Ray Huston’s top 10 viewing experiences of 2006

(1) Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand) on Oct. 3 at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Yes, it dug deeper into male-male romance...

Cinema 2006

Top 10s, rants, and raves

Monster dearest

The screen moms of 2006 look for redemption through desperate living, methadone, and visitation rights

F stands for family …

... and for fucked up -- an apt tag for 2006's movie kin

Eleven patriot acts

Cinema in 2006

A pirate diary

DVD loot in Mexico City

Heavenly battles and broken skies

It's past time to look beyond the big Hollywood three to emerge from Mexican cinema

Revolutions happen like refrains in a song …

... or rather, are declared just as often. Amid a state of dependence, a new Philippine cinema is born

New generation, old joy

It was a good year for boy-men at the movies

Revenge of the sloth

It was a bad year of movies about boy-men

Raya Martin’s twin cinema peaks of 2006

1. Costa in Cannes Cinema Scope editor Mark Peranson warned me about what was to come: Pedro Costa's Colossal Youth was reportedly still being...

Identity politics

Just Won Ton

Don’t mess with it

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: In last week's response to "Pill or No Pill," I'm glad that you mentioned that playing around with endocrine systems can be...

The Boulevardiers

Eureka Restaurant

Wifi wars

Wifi wars: Google and Earthlink try to sell a citywide broadband service -- while the city looks at doing the job itself

A geek’s new year

More Halo killin', videomining, and Andre Gide