Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: Cinema

Screen Grabs: Complex webs of crime—and sometimes punishment

Silk Road tells a sordid tale of drugs and the Internet. Plus: Mafia King, Test Pattern, and a very Wrong Turn

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 2: More Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Questlove's hypnotic 'Summer of Soul' sings, animated 'Cryptozoo' melts face, and two docs on Bay Area HS seniors bring cultural exposé close to home.

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.

Screen Grabs: American dreams, American screams

'Happy Cleaners' and Sundance stand-out 'Minari' question mobility narratives, while 'Sator' charts a path to spectral horror.

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 1: Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Nicolas Cage, Tessa Thompson, Sparks, and a majestic Georgian tree—our annual peek at the giant movie event

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!

Screen Grabs: Intelligent adult drama? You don’t say

Filmmakers dive into tragic memory loss, senior homophobia, Mexican Jewish identity, thorny family issues

Indiefest galore! Our guide to the (online) 23rd movie bonanza

80 features and shorts from 20 countries, including Mexican magical realism, black comedy, and 'The Girl in Golden Gate Park'

Screen Grabs: What do we want? Bleak, rewarding films from the former USSR!

Intense government cover-up drama Dear Comrades!, Atlantis, Beginning, and Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' restored