Stories about Films

Screen Grabs: How about a little levity?

Suggestions for light streaming: Classic screwballs, surreal slapstick, low-rent aliens, and a doc to rival 'Tiger King.'

Screen Grabs: Buckle up for more cinematic adventure

Further streaming travels with a cheeky Brazilian Western, an Aladdin double-whammy, Antarctic exploration, more

Screen Grabs: Leap upon your sofa, intrepid explorers

Inuit adventure, Australian outback, Lost City of Z—part one of our wide-ranging quarantine screen picks

Screen Grabs: Cinemas go dark, but here’s what to watch

As even the Silent Film Fest falls silent, there are local resources and online releases to keep you occupied.

Screen Grabs: A major director quietly remakes the Western

Plus: New films about the horrible toll of the gig economy, gay love in Guatemala, the future of genetic technology, more.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

Screen Grabs: Traveling the world, popcorn in hand

Ireland, Israel, Poland, China (twice), American backroads, and various African nations are your cinematic destinations this week.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

What we saw at Sundance, part 3: Crossed borders and different lives

Themes of mortality, nature, change, and solidarity lit up the screens at the annual Park City fest.

Ethio-jazz legend Mulatu Astatke still defines contemporary cool

A reissue of 'Mulatu of Africa' helped fuel the club jazz renaissance—Astatke himself appears two nights at UC Theatre.