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What we saw at Sundance, Part 1

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2019 With more than 14,000 submissions from more than 150 countries, the Sundance Film Festival (which celebrated its 35th Anniversary) narrowed down...

Screen Grabs: IndieFest, Godard’s latest, and a Jeff Goldblum smorgasbord

Last week we mentioned the beginning of SF Indiefest, whose 21st edition starts Wed/30 with the new indie comedy The Unicorn and a “live re-score” of Disney...

Ficks’ Picks: Best Movies of 2018

FICKS' PICKS Jesse Hawthorne Ficks picks his favorite films of 2018 and presents them in a double bill format. Save this spoiler-free list for...

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

SCREEN GRABS Though calls rightly continue for more diversity of representation, there has in fact been a noticeable boost in the prominence of African-Americans onscreen....

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

SCREEN GRABS Let’s hope the weather is nice this weekend, because you should go out and play. In other words, there’s not a lot hugely...

A leap for CROSSROADS

SCREEN GRABS The San Francisco Cinematheque’s eighth annual experimental film festival, CROSSROADS 2017, has some genuine medicine for the overabundance of melancholy fogging up the...

More SFIFF must-sees

SCREEN GRABS This year's annual international film festival is chock full of exciting screenings and important explorations. After the first wave, here are more...

What we saw at Sundance 2017: Narratives

The 33rd Annual Sundance Film Festival took place during the snowiest winter of the past 10 years in Park erity, Utah. Even trudging through...

What we saw at Sundance 2017: Documentaries

The 33rd Annual Sundance Film Festival took place during the snowiest winter of the past 10 years in Park City, Utah. Even with a...

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

SCREEN GRABS Our esteemed film critic Jesse Hawthorne Ficks, who attended Sundance, SFiFF, Crossroads, Frameline, and Mill Valley Film Festival this year, picks the cream...