Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Comedy

Screen Grabs: RRAWR! Balboa reopens with Godzilla’s Monster Bash

Plus: CCSF student film fest and three riveting new movies, one starring a very macho Mads Mikkelsen

Asian American visions at CAAM Fest, from Lowell High to Koreatown ghosts

Annual festival also features Margaret Cho, Amy Tan, Dante Basco, and 'The Fabulous Filipino Brothers'

Screen Grabs bonus: Strap yourself in for the Warped Dimension fest

Horror-scifi weekend brings out killer stuffed animals, Estonian dystopia, and Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response techniques

Screen Grabs: One million streaming options and you’re bored? Try these rare releases

Quintessential French seriocomedies, pioneering US indies, and virtually unknown relics of African cinema

Screen Grabs: Senior directors up to newer tricks

Releases from lauded veterans Zhang Yimou, Ulrike Ottinger, and Roy Andersson. Plus: Taking on a corrupt dairy co-op

Screen Grabs: San Francisco is the devil’s playground. Thank goodness!

A new doc captures Satanist Anton LaVey, “the coolest grandpa ever.” Plus: Werewolves on Wheels, Bad Witch, more

SF Opera returns—with a lakeside, drive-in production of ‘Barber of Seville’

Director Matthew Ozawa reflects on his art form's new normal: “Sometimes it gets cold at night, and there’s a lovely duck that loves to say hello.”

Screen Grabs: Films for a fragile planet, from Puerto Rico to Mars

Livable Planet fest opens with excellent Landfall, more. Plus: 8 Billion Angels, Occupy the Farm, Gunda, Malni

Screen Grabs: Wine, mystery, folk music, black comedy at Greek Film Fest

Plus: Psilocybic British horror 'In the Earth,' Scandinavian cancer drama 'Hope,' Tiny Dance Fest, more new movies

Puff: Spark up a safe and comfy 420 celebration

No big party in the park this year, but plenty to do—and enjoy—in our annual guide to the stoner holiday.