Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: Sundance

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.

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

Indiefest galore! Our guide to the (online) 23rd movie bonanza

80 features and shorts from 20 countries, including Mexican magical realism, black comedy, and 'The Girl in Golden Gate Park'

Screen Grabs: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Screen Grabs: Welcome to the ‘Disneyland for seniors’

The Villages, on very full display. Plus: Chilean gay love, sharp Kentucky thriller, sour Blithe Spirit, more new films

Screen Grabs: Big names shoot for the stars with holiday releases

.... although the results aren't always stellar. Here's our run down of what's on for the holiday weekend.

Screen Grabs: Think our city has problems? Meet this ‘Mayor’

One of the year's best movies lands. Plus: Drunk Danes, one funny uncle, a Black Bear brainteaser, more new movies.

Screen Grabs: Films for the Purple Tier

SFFILM’s DocStories, Arab Film Fest Collab offer streaming gems—and our critic reviews 'Thirst,' 'Werewolf,' and 'Minor Premise.'

Swaggering legends, thrilling myths at Transgender Film Fest 2020

History, heroism, and even horror meet in an all-digital compendium of seven original programs that tell a community's stories.