Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Cinema

Screen Grabs: Vintage Clint Eastwood rides again, warts and all

The SF-born, famously conservative star gets a Blu-ray retrospective. Plus: Zappa, Six in Paris, Made in Hong Kong, more movies

Screen Grabs: A globe-trotting filmmaker finally gets her due

Ulrike Ottinger in the spotlight at PFA. Plus: SF Cinematheque returns, The Sound of Metal, a Romanian tragedy, more movies

Screen Grabs: Racist technology, rocky queer love, and an Oakland thriller

Plus: Berlin & Beyond's In Focus installment, Mank, The Outpost, and more movies to dive into this week.

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil

Screen Grabs: Over the moon, but no time to rest

Now that the election's over, remember other countries? An Iranian thriller, South Korean mayhem, and a gay Irish pair hit screens

Screen Grabs: Watching from the thick of it all

This week sees a gaggle of releases that seem appropriate for our anxiety-fraught moment. (Although we're hoping for good news)

Screen Grabs: Contagion outdoors, creepy elders, Acute Misinformation… sound familiar?

Attack of the Demons, Darkness in Tenement 45, Koko-di Koko-da, and more twisted fare for a twisted moment.

Frida’s artful life on film—and in the galleries

Mexican icon's dramatic work and life are having a San Francisco moment, with de Young show and two screenings

Screen Grabs: San Francisco’s real royal family, still glittering onward

'50 Years of Fabulous' comes a courtin'. Plus: a record of the 1972 National Black Political Convention, angsty Hungarians, more

Screen Grabs: Borat’s ‘totally sensationalized false account’ and other bombshell releases

Sure, it has Giuliani looking suspect—but is 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' any good? Plus, a new documentary on the grifters leading the alt-right movement, and 'The Guardian of Memory.'