Stories about Violence

Monsters of our moment lurk in this ‘Othello’

African American Shakespeare Company’s production features a volcanic Moor caught in a vise of racism, misogyny, and jealousy.

So many spooky Halloween movies!

From classics like 'Poltergeist' to newer scare fare like 'Knife + Heart': Grab some popcorn and cover your eyes.

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

With ‘Gialloween II,’ Italian horror classics splatter the Roxie

Cat O' Nine Tails, Torso, Death Smiles on a Murderer, and more cult '70s terror (awkward dubbing included)

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

History as a landlord is missing from her campaign's well-crafted narrative.

SF planners say 11-year-old data is just fine — and will never expire

Forget all the changes in the city since 2008; the Mission still has to live with an EIR from a bygone era. Forever.

Red, red wine—and a still red-hot UB40

40 years in, a smoldering feud, a crazy Brett Kavanaugh connection, and some smoking reggae tunes keep the band in headlines.

Screen Grabs: From ‘The Joker’ to Japan…

Japanese Film Fest, Drunken Film Fest, tributes to Harry Partch and Zheng Junli, hot new Takashi Miike flick, and more in cinemas

An open letter to Marc Benioff about homelessness

You're spending $30 million to study homelessness, when we already have the answers; why aren't you helping us?

Fighting Trump’s bill to keep immigrants from any public assistance

'Public charge' rule would be one of the cruelest measures yet; here's what advocates are doing to stop it.