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Screen Grabs: Revisit the glitzy disaster of ‘Showgirls’

A surprising look at the cult legend. Plus: A dark Shirley Jackson tale, Abel Ferrera returns, and two juicy thrillers.

Screen Grabs: Into ‘The Vast of Night’—and beyond

Sexism in the US music business and on the streets of Algeria, an unearthed Elizabeth Taylor curiosity, more films out now

Screen Grabs: Big hearts and summer lovin’

'Angelfish' and 'I Will Make You Mine' deal with very different romances, 'A Towering Task' tells the Peace Corps story, more

Screen Grabs: What’s a long weekend? It’s staycation stream time

Deft comedy in 'Lucky Grandma,' searing political doc 'Santiago, Italia,' arts intrigue in 'The Painter and the Thief,' more

Screen Grabs: Lesbian filmmakers who destroyed stereotypes

Plus: Peter Sellers' disastrous lost film, Tom Berenger back in the lead, and how to keep supporting local cinemas.

Screen Grabs: Get in, we’re going streaming

Where to watch CAAMFest selections online. Plus: Spaceship Earth, The Half Of It, Diablo Rolo (PTY), more

Screen Grabs: ‘5 Blocks’ delves into Mid-Market development quandary

Plus: Searing family trauma in 'Rewind,' light-hearted romance in 'On a Magical Night,' and quiet gem 'South Mountain'

Screen Grabs: Two of SF’s biggest acting exports light up screens again

Annette Bening in 'Hope Gap' and Rene Auberjonois in 'Raising Buchanan' show their too-undeniable star power.

Screen Grabs: Riding the edge in ‘Bull’ and ‘All Day and A Night’

Two fine dramas of endangered youth, one set vividly in Oakland and the other in Houston's Black rodeo scene

Screen Grabs: Great new docs, from global inequality to SF thrash metal

Johnny Cash's wife, Guatemalan genocide, the unassuming couple behind LA's notorious adult bookstore, more