Stories about Films

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.

Ficks’ Picks: Favorite movies of 2017

Thirty-plus awesome cinematic moments, from 'Twin Peaks: The Return' to 'Blade of the Immortals' and 'The Florida Project'

Screen Grabs: The Green Fog, Quest, Hostiles, Happy End …

The story of the downtown NYC underground, a classic goofy horror film, Sundance short films, and more in cinemas this week.

Favorite films of 2017

Plus 'Antiporno,' Sing-a-long 'Sound of Music,' Jeff Goldblum plays a mean jazz piano, and more cinematic happenings this week.

Screen Grabs: Disaster Artist, Polish Animation, The Breadwinner….

British Arrow Awards, "A Day of Silents," two huge classics and more coming to cinemas this week

Arts Forecast: Druid Film Fest, San Fransgiving, Amplify Her…

Alcatraz Occupation anniversary, Bay Area Record Fair, post:ballet, SFS Youth Orchestra, and more great upcoming arts events.

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

New flicks!

Idiosyncratic delights pepper late summer screens this weekend, from 'Ingrid Goes West' to 'Dave Made A Maze.'

Heated moments

YBCA's New Filipino Cinema showcase bites into the darkening politics of the country.