Stories about Films

Very live, from the Bay Area: Pop-Up Magazine returns with fresh new stories

We talk with the theatrical phenomenon's senior producer about the importance of storytelling in an age of information inundation.

Party Radar: Fortnight of Fun—Love Glove Edition

She Bends, John Cameron Mitchell, Head Over Heels, Doc Martin, The Juan Maclean, Asmara, Carl Craig, Rebolledo... two weeks of party madness!

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

The Big Kahuna of film fests takes over cinemas. Plus: Journey's End, The Quiet Place, Beauty and the Dogs, Itzhak, and more in theaters.

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.

Screen Grabs: A kung fu classic, an unsung war epic …

A huge financial heist, some awesome Other Cinema weirdness, and more in cinemas this week.

Party Radar: Sapphic pleasures, Lynchian delights, an indie Hotline …

... Juana, Nickodemus, KlangKeuntsler, J.Phlip, Rave Against the Machine, Daddy Issues, and more hot parties this week.

Screen Grabs: Ramen Heads, Tiny Dance, Que Viva Mexico!

Trippy films by Sally Cruikshank, a double bill of wildly different 1970s classics, a screwball black comedy, and more in cinemas this week.

American myth-busting in Roxie’s ‘Dark Side of the Dream’

Ranging from 1930s Warner Brothers crime dramas to '60s exploitation flicks, the weekend series seethes and scathes with politics, passion.

What we saw at Sundance 2018: Live from Park City

Dramatic tales of first sexual experiences, life and gentrification in Oakland, fertility quests, dissolving marriages, and gay conversion therapy lit up festival screens.

Screen Grabs: Noir City 16, Mexican Maladies, Window Horses …

The Insult, Mom and Dad, Lifeforce, and more movie delights to steer you away from the maze of the multiplex this week.