Stories about Film Noir

Homelessness and colonial media

People who live without houses are treated as social outcasts -- and that has an impact

Noir, n’est-ce pas?

With the Roxie's "The French Have a Name for It 3," a bonanza of midcentury thrillers comes to American shores.

Ficks’ Picks: The best films of 2015 (spoiler-free!)

Boxers, assassins, Star Wars, and Jem: Three dozen keepers that leapt off this year's screens.

Saving radical actions and spaces, virtually

Bay Area Society of Art and Activism "Collective Memory" project archives alternative history -- and wants you to contribute. By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS How to...

Guns, girls, gangsters storm Castro Theatre

From 'Chinatown at Midnight' to 'Dangerous Blondes,' the I Wake Up Dreaming series showcases rare noir films, Thu/6-Sept. 3. By Dennis Harvey SCREEN GRABS Elliot Lavine...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment...