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Screen Grabs: Three new films of note

Our critic Dennis Harvey checks out three new films:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxhi_3hDUPE THE LURE Those who found La La Land too generic a mashup of movie-musical cliches will certainly find more originality...

‘Wick’ is it

SCREEN GRABS Taking place about five minutes after the last one ended, John Wick: Chapter 2 has Keanu Reeves’ puppy-eyed unstoppable killing machine forced back into the...

Of singing lambs and serial killers

ON STAGE Broadway and Hollywood used to be frenemies. It was an accepted wisdom that film versions killed off the audience for a stage...

Dive into Indiefest

SCREEN GRABS SF Indiefest (running through February 16) is the founding cornerstone of The Empire That Jeff Ross Built, a year-round series of film festivals...

Latin lovers, shady players, and super Jeegs

SCREEN GRABS In the medium’s first decades, then again for a couple decades or more in the post-WW2 era, Italy had one of the...

3rd i opens up

SCREEN GRABS The oldest and largest media arts organization of its type in the US, 3rd i Films launches its 14th annual San Francisco...

Noir, n’est-ce pas?

SCREEN GRABS Things are changing at the Roxie (not for the first time) at the Roxie, with some fresh programming blood and the departure...

‘Moonlight’ electrifies

SCREEN GRABS In 2008, the SF International Film Festival premiered then-local resident Barry Jenkins’ Medicine for Melancholy, a stylish surprise in which a one-night-stand between...

A different kind of “femme fatale”

SCREEN GRABS As Election Day approaches, it is clear that to much of our nation’s citizenry, there is nothing more horrifying than a woman...

Hole-y terrors

SCREEN GRABS As Election Day approaches, real life is terrifying enough -- making it a good moment to blow off steam by experiencing some...