Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: Opera

Screen Grabs: Sometimes, a deliciously absurd film is all you need

The squirming abdominals of 'Bloody Hell' joust with Chinese super-production 'Skyfire' and hotel-scare 'Climate of the Hunter' for this week's most ludicrous new release.

With gore and gags, Another Hole in the Head cuts through season’s treacle

Take shelter from holiday schlock with the venerable film fest's 17th edition—in streamable form, of course.

The year in homeless policy

A few successes and a lot of failures as people on the streets stayed at risk during the pandemic.

If SF bans smoking weed in your apartment, where could you get high?

Bill would criminalize pot smoking for a large part of the city's population.

Arts Forecast: A power-packed Hip-Hop Dancefest, Britex sign returns, more

Viral Dwellings, Crazy Funny Asians, Drive-In "La Bohéme," Legends of the Rave, Native American Drag Queen Story Hour... lots to do!

A local artist honors lost Black lives, portrait by portrait

Painter Radha Mehta's series commemorating lives lost to racially motivated murder and police brutality spreads to cities around the country.

Why the super deluxe re-release of Prince’s ‘Sign o’ the Times’ matters

The genius of The Revolution, the perfect career alchemy of a prolific legend rising from the ashes—a comprehensive look at why we hail 'SOTT.'

Screen Grabs: Meet in the middle

This week's must-stream films bring visions of faraway lands and all-too-close looks at our own.

A bright story behind the city’s new mural wave

Artist Vida Kuang grew up in San Francisco’s Chinatown. The anti-Asian racism that ramped up at the beginning of the year followed by the lockdown due to the COVID-19...

Screen Grabs: Don’t look away from ‘Decade of Fire’ and ‘The Painted Bird’

This weekend’s new streaming releases are dominated by two major literary adaptations, both of which would have looked great on the big screen ... but oh well. Though otherwise...