Stories about Movies

The sun hasn’t set yet on Sonny Smith’s SF

The garage rock stalwart launches new label Rocks In Your Head and still believes deeply in the local scene.

Screen Grabs: Brazilian classics, the Gospel of Eureka, a Silicon Valley scam….

Campy Australian horror, RIP Albert Finney, a Chinese gangster epic, Albany Film Fest, and more in cinemas this week.

What we saw at Sundance (and Slamdance), part 4: Narrative features

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Cat Sticks, Honey Boy, The Farewell... plus our top 10 of the whole shebang

Screen Grabs: Never mind the Oscars, we’ve got screwballs and Pod People

Furry friends, WWE wrestlers, San Francisco classics, and Humanoids from the Deep will foil Academy glitz.

What we saw at Sundance, Part 3: MiDNiTE MOViES and Beyond!

From 'The Wolf Hour' to 'The Death of Dick Long' (and a great shorts program), our critic takes in some future cult favorites.

Exploring the ‘Convergence’ of Yiddish and African American spiritual music

Singer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell reactivates a bedrock of American music: Black people and Jews jamming together.

What we saw at Sundance, Part 1

From Wayuu crime lords to a colonial Australian thriller: Our critic caught 30 features and 20 shorts in one week.

Screen Grabs: British Film Fest, Holiday, Tongues Untied….

NY Cat Film Fest, Winterfest, Never Look Away, Everybody Knows, and more in cinemas this week: Read our previews.

Arts Forecast: Son Jarocho Festival, J Dilla shots, and queer gamers unite!

Plus: Family-friendly opportunities to celebrate the Lunar New Year and Black History Month with inspiring art

Screen Grabs: Fighting for survival in ‘Arctic’ and courting death in Norwegian black metal

Plus: 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' triumphs at Sundance and little-known German and Swedish gems