Thursday, April 15, 2021

Dennis Harvey

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Screen Grabs: Ocean’s 8, Hereditary, American Animals …

SCREEN GRABS As we enter that time of the year when every weekend will bring some new would-be summer blockbuster, this week is notable for introducing the only full-on female...

Screen Grabs: Hot docs, silent classics, Bergman at 100 …

SCREEN GRABS Summer may have (let’s hope) arrived at last, but don’t let that stop you from staying indoors—particularly as two of the city’s most idiosyncratic and enjoyable film festivals...

Screen Grabs: Gimme Shelter, Solo, A Fistful of Dollars….

SCREEN GRABS We’re already lamented in this space Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ inexplicable decision to cut loose Film Curator Joel Shepard after over two decades, with YBCA’s film...

Screen Grabs: Kim Novak live, Jim Carrey gets scary …

SCREEN GRABS This weekend brings local impresario Marc Heustis’ first Castro Theater event in some time, and it’s one he’s been chasing for considerably longer: A tribute to Kim...

Screen Grabs: CAAMFest, Sky Hopinka, Hecho en Mexico…

SCREEN GRABS The big event this week is CAAMFest (May 10-24), or what used to be called the SF Asian American Film Festival—now (like Frameline) boiled down to the name...

Screen Grabs: RBG, Tully, Sins of the Fleshapoids …

SCREEN GRABS It’s not normally a priority of this column to follow internal changes at Bay Area film organizations, but last week news broke that is a major blow...

Screen Grabs: Grace Jones, Spaghetti Westerns, Ghost Stories …

SCREEN GRABS Though good new movies continue to emerge every year, no one would argue the Italian film industry has experienced anything that might be termed a "golden age"...

SCREEN GRABS: The Rider, Women Animators, School of Chairs

SCREEN GRABS Apparently much of the local film world was holding its breath until the San Francisco International Film Festival ended—because now that it has, the floodgates have opened...

Screen Grabs: Beirut, A Bag of Marbles, Three Women ….

SCREEN GRABS The SF International Fit Festival is still in progress, its second week providing plenty of must-sees for cinephiles through Tuesday the 17th. But this week also brings...

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

SCREEN GRABS The Big Kahuna of Bay Area film events is back, a little earlier than usual this year: The San Francisco International Film Festival lands at numerous venues in...