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Ficks’ Picks at TIFF: Midnight movie madness

From David Gordon Green's 'Halloween' to Gaspar Noe's 'Climax,' the Toronto International Film Festival offered popcorn delights.

Ficks Pick at TIFF: Experimental cinema is where it’s at!

This year's Toronto International Film Festival showcased stunning sociological portraits, avant-garde thrills, and metaphysical chills.

Ficks’ Picks at TIFF: Gorgeous Chinese films + early Oscar buzz

35 features, 35 shorts in 11 days of the Toronto International Film Festival: Here's part one of Jesse Hawthorne Ficks' reports.

Party Radar: Who’s the bestest of them all?

DJ Stingray, Midland, Kim Ann Foxman, Red Axes, Beesmunt Soundsystem, Leon Vynehall, an ASMR party, and more nightlife excellence

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

Screen Grabs: Support the Girls, Madeline’s Madeline, The Wife

A strong week for women in cinemas, plus Memoir of War, Wanda, Vertigo, The Happytime Murders, and more.

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week

Party Radar: Here, piggy, piggy (oink!)

Dore Alley Fair and Sunset Campout fill the nightlife trough with gems. Plus: Gray Area Fest, Golf Clap, A Club Called Rhonda, Marvina 7, Pender Street Steppers, more.

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

A trans superhero rock opera, a celebration of Oddball Films, a colorful camp classic movie at the Symphony, and more great arts events.