Stories about Movies

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

The connection between the housing and climate crises is just one of the essential topics explored at the ninth annual SFGFF.

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

Project Nunway X (and Folsom gossip), Big Book Sale, Dark Entries, Top Girls, Kikbal, oodles of Shakespeare, more this week.

Screen Grabs: She raised hell!

Molly Ivins, Marlon Riggs, Peter Bogdanovich (live in person), Ms. Purple, Latino Film Fest, British New Wave, and more movies

Watching movies—and coping and connecting—in ‘The Flick’

Director Jon Tracy talks about the latest Shotgun Players production, exploring the surprisingly complex world of three cinema employees.

Screen Grabs: Native American Reelism, Bay Area Thrash Metal …

Rojo, Monos, The Goldfinch, A Faithful Man, Indie Shorts Fest, Women in Film, and more in cinemas this week.

It’s the time of the season for the Zombies

Fresh from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, the groundbreaking '60s act maintains its edge with celebrated classics and new material.

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.

Screen Grabs: The 5000 fingers of Dr. Seuss

A cult classic that gave kids nightmares. Plus: Miles Davis bio-pic, Glenn Danzig's 'Verotika,' 9-11 Truther Fest, more in cinemas

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more

Still obsessed with ’80s sensation Animotion

Singer Astrid Plane—she of the famous side-ponytail—talks the ups and downs of synthpop success, before the big Lost '80s Live show.