Stories about Movies

Screen Grabs: From the dark, to the streaming services

Our film critic Dennis Harvey runs down the most frightening flicks to emerge from the depths to home-format release, including 'Tito', 'Relic', 'The Beach House', and 'Volition'

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival

Fairbanks, Murnau, Pabst, and more bring a golden age to your home screen. Plus a new Ferlinghetti doc and more

Screen Grabs: Cinema’s future in doubt, but these world classics endure

Groundbreaking films from Hungary, breathtaking Chilean trilogy, an erotic Brazilian treat—plus a night at the drive-in.

Looking for a hot gay connection? ‘Ask Any Buddy’

Evan Purchell's vintage porn Instagram expands into an epic movie, melding dozens of skin flicks into one real big one.

Screen Grabs: Frameline’s Pride Showcase cruises onto your laptop

The world's largest LGBTQ film fest shrinks to fit personal screens, but it's no less fabulous in reach and depth.

Screen Grabs: Two movies so bad they’re (almost) good

Plus: Religious quandaries and LGBTQ issues, the vanishing of the bees, more films to check out

Screen Grabs: For Pride, where to find SF’s queer film fests online

Frameline, Queer Women of Color, and Transgender Film Fests light up screens. Plus: Mr. Topaze, Zana, more movies.

We’re Still Here: Queer orgs and icons put on online pre-Pride shebang

The celebration goes virtual at this 12-hour blowout of DJs, dancing, drag, and trivia (plus a mental wellness.moment)

Screen Grabs: Revisit the glitzy disaster of ‘Showgirls’

A surprising look at the cult legend. Plus: A dark Shirley Jackson tale, Abel Ferrera returns, and two juicy thrillers.

Screen Grabs: Into ‘The Vast of Night’—and beyond

Sexism in the US music business and on the streets of Algeria, an unearthed Elizabeth Taylor curiosity, more films out now