Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Movies

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 2: More Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Questlove's hypnotic 'Summer of Soul' sings, animated 'Cryptozoo' melts face, and two docs on Bay Area HS seniors bring cultural exposé close to home.

No cell phone? No vaccine.

Seniors who aren't tech-savvy and don't have cell phones are completely left out of the vaccination process in SF.

Screen Grabs: American dreams, American screams

'Happy Cleaners' and Sundance stand-out 'Minari' question mobility narratives, while 'Sator' charts a path to spectral horror.

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 1: Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Nicolas Cage, Tessa Thompson, Sparks, and a majestic Georgian tree—our annual peek at the giant movie event

Debut filmmaker Gina Rose explores sci-fi of the mundane in ‘I Can’t Sleep’

What if the aliens came and no one could cover your shift?

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!

Screen Grabs: Intelligent adult drama? You don’t say

Filmmakers dive into tragic memory loss, senior homophobia, Mexican Jewish identity, thorny family issues

Screen Grabs: Shudders from around the world

Trapped in a 4x4 in Argentina, a bananas contraption from Indonesia, more global chills in new horror flicks

At Indiefest, director Rodrigo Reyes examines Mexico via time-traveling conquistador

Oakland filmmaker's '499' asks, How do we make tragic history real?