Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Undercover

Drive-in Dragsploitation! ‘Sh*t & Champagne’ to make splashy debut

D'Arcy Drollinger's sparkling paean to '70s action flicks, fabulous looks will pop your cork.

Screen Grabs: Flicks for diverse takes on the forces that be

From globe-trotting LGBTQ narratives to social justice documentaries (and dramas), there’s a lot of diversity amongst fresh streaming releases this week—as well as some low-down dirty thrills in a...

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

Frameline without the audience is a funny prospect—imagine the dismay among those patrons whom COVID has denied their annual chance to conspicuously stand near the front of the auditorium...

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

ARTS FORECAST It was a bitter pill for the Castro the day Supervisor Harvey Milk and George Moscone were gunned down in City Hall in 1979. Making the ordeal even...

Playwright Lauren Yee’s tribute to China Town community comes home to SF

Lauren Yee’s play, King of the Yees, has been produced all over – Baltimore, Toronto, Seattle, and Chicago. But she’s particularly excited for it to come to the San...

Screen Grabs: Dig deeper into ‘made in China’ at SFMoMA film series

One of the world’s largest movie markets, China nonetheless has an odd relationship towards the international film market. Stringently limited number of foreign films are allowed to screen there each year....

Israel loses politically in Gaza battle

Earlier this week the Israeli military and armed groups in Gaza clashed in the worst fighting since their 2014 war. Israeli planes bombed Palestinians, killing seven, wounding 26 and...

Screen Grabs: BlacKkKlansman, Atomic Cafe, Nico 1988…

SCREEN GRABS The most eagerly awaited movie of the week—for many, of the year—is Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, based on Ron Stallworth’s real-life account of infiltrating the Klan in late 1970s...

Before fake news, fake pregnancy centers

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court said that the State of California may not require anti-choice “crisis pregnancy centers” to supply women with information about alternatives to end their pregnancies....

The new POA leader: Same as the old boss

The Police Officers Association, which has been the largest obstacle to reforming the department, appears to be in a bit of turmoil as the head of the union just...