Stories about Films

Screen Grabs: Three of the year’s best dramas and more

It's that time of year when "serious" films get wide release—and here are some of the best ones you'll see.

Screen Grabs: French noir to vintage punk, a week of retro gems

A little sci-fi, a little fetish comedy, and more to take you back in cinemas.

Screen Grabs: Two movies for grown-ups at the multiplex

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' and 'Shining'-update 'Doctor Sleep' don't aim their ambitions at the usual target market.

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

Screen Grabs: A feast of docs and dancing

Doc Stories and Dance Film Fest open, plus Grass is Greener, Downtown 81, Always in Season, Satantango, more in cinemas

The San Francisco Mint is haunted!

Peaches Christ and Into the Dark's immersive haunted experience Terror Vault has apparently disturbed some ghosts.

Screen Grabs: A 14-hour movie with a 40-minute ‘middle finger’

Plus: Nazi comedy 'Jojo Rabbit,' a celebration of Jacques Tati, the burning of the South Bronx, more in cinemas

So many spooky Halloween movies!

From classics like 'Poltergeist' to newer scare fare like 'Knife + Heart': Grab some popcorn and cover your eyes.

With ‘Gialloween II,’ Italian horror classics splatter the Roxie

Cat O' Nine Tails, Torso, Death Smiles on a Murderer, and more cult '70s terror (awkward dubbing included)