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Ficks’ Picks: Best Movies of 2018

From 'You were Never Really Here' and 'Life and Nothing More' to 'Street Meat' and 'Never Never Land,' our festival critic picks his faves.

Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

Panorama Colombia festival, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, Araby, a tribute to local legend Claude Heater and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week

A leap for CROSSROADS

With a new home at SFMOMA, Cinematheque's experimental CROSSROADS film fest stretches out.

More SFIFF must-sees

With the massive 60th San Francisco Film Festival in full swing, here's a list of essential screenings and experiences.

What we saw at Sundance 2017: Narratives

Offbeat stories and mumblecore came to the fore in part 2 of our critic's picks from the fest.

What we saw at Sundance 2017: Documentaries

Ficks' Picks at the lively 2017 Sundance Film Festival, part one

Ficks’ Picks: Favorite films (spoiler-free!) of 2016

From 'The Handmaiden' to 'The Love Witch,' 'Cafe Society' to 'Ixcanul,' our esteemed critic picks some surprising top flicks.

Must-sees from Mill Valley

From 'Certain Women' to 'The Handmaiden,' 'Loving' to 'La La Land' -- we revisit the best of the 2016 Mill Valley Film Fest.

The secrets of ‘Stranger Things’

Sensational Netflix series brims with deep references and numerological underpinnings.