Dennis Harvey


‘Moonlight’ electrifies

Barry Jenkins' exhilarating movie transcends stereotypes, telling a sweeping story of one gay African American life.

A different kind of “femme fatale”

Roxie terror series "Horrific Women: Female Directors Killin’ It" proves that gore knows no gender.

Hole-y terrors

Satanic VHS tapes, animated zombies, drugs in the Tenderloin: Two full weeks of indie fright at the 13th Hole in the Head film fest

Champagne supernovas, spilling over

Playing one day only, doc 'Oasis: Supersonic' charts the '90s biggest British band's rise into infamy.

Lights, camera, Mill Valley

'Company Town,' tech women, Modesto's homeless, Pickle Family Circus: Mill Valley Film Fest 2016 mixes the local with the international.

Resurrecting the mighty Alhambra

For one night only, The Alhambra Project revisits the Russian Hill cinema-turned-gym's silver screen splendor

A shambling wreck, self-skewered

You won't be able to look away from brutal bio-doc 'Helmut Berger, Actor'

You’ve never seen (or heard) ‘Showgirls’ like this

Drag twist on camp classic makes "Showgirls: The Musical" a topless, bottomless delight

15 years in, DocFest opens eyes and minds

From 'Hollywood Shorties' to 'A Fat Wreck,' the sprawling fest features almost 100 films, beginning June 2

SF Silent Film Festival screens for the times

Race relations, gender equality, and legislative morality are summoned to engage 2016 fest audiences