Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Comedy

Screen Grabs: A fantastical hybrid from Ivory Coast in ‘Night of the Kings’

While the increased demand for streaming content hasn’t greatly diversified the mainstream—Amazon Prime Video just announced a severe curtailing in its documentary acquisitions, a major calamity for...

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.

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

It’s OK to laugh! Christina Spiegel’s cartoons bring comic relief to our moment

Alameda cartoon artist's deadpan one-liners and true-life characters provide human connection.

New Music: 13 terrific-sounding releases on our list right now

Madlib, Arlo Parks, The Weather Station, J-Dilla, more recent and forthcoming releases that shine up 2021.

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: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Screen Grabs: Welcome to the ‘Disneyland for seniors’

The Villages, on very full display. Plus: Chilean gay love, sharp Kentucky thriller, sour Blithe Spirit, more new films

Screen Grabs: Sometimes, a deliciously absurd film is all you need

The squirming abdominals of 'Bloody Hell' joust with Chinese super-production 'Skyfire' and hotel-scare 'Climate of the Hunter' for this week's most ludicrous new release.

Screen Grabs: Dublin housing crunch to stowaway aliens, cinematic escapes for all

'Herself' threads a gentrification tale, while 'Shadow in the Cloud' is 2021's most ludicrous flick so far.