Thursday, October 29, 2020

Screen Grabs

Screen Grabs: When punk made racism uncool again

White Riot documents Rock Against Racism. Plus: I Wake Up Streaming, Trial of the Chicago 7, The Wall of Mexico, more

Wayne Wang weaves food and family through ‘Coming Home Again’

At CAAMfest Forward, the 'Joy Luck Club' director returns to his indie roots

Screen Grabs: Don’t worry, he said, COVID’s ‘Totally Under Control’

A new doc parses the US pandemic response catastrophe. Plus: Driving While Black, more

Screen Grabs: New films storm the barricades, in myriad ways

New movies embody the spirit of activism—and different spirits, too. Plus: American Indian and Filipino flicks, and a Woody Allen stinker.

Screen Grabs: Early glimmers of a legendary firecracker

Carole Lombard's pre-screwball movies get a deluxe release. Plus: Nightstream and Blumhouse horrors, The Campaign of Miner Bo, more

Screen Grabs: Will you strap in for the re-opening of SF cinemas?

Officials say next week is the re-entry date. Even if you're not ready to go IRL to theaters, here's a full lineup of new releases and online festivals to keep you glued to the screen.

Screen Grabs: Visions of liberation that don’t quite live up to legends

'The Glorias' and 'I Am Woman' let subjects down, 'Native Son' gets noir revival, 'Sign of the Cross' goes over the top.

Screen Grabs: Who will live in cities? Who will save our parks?

Political docs 'Push' and "Public Trust' raise unique yet urgent questions, and go beyond the usual 'You better vote' message

Screen Grabs: Keeping it together—and falling apart

Spotlight on mental health with Blackbird, Last Call, the Swerve, Rialto, and Oliver Sacks. Plus: The Beatles, Chuck Berry, Space Dogs

Screen Grabs: Bring on the zombies!

A bloom of horror in a pandemic, with #Alive, Spiral, Ravers, The Devil All the Time, more. Plus: Fort Mason drive-in opens