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  • Steak (R)evolution

    Faced with a title likeSteak (R)evolution, is it so wrong to hope for a movie in which cows genetically modify themselves into super-intelligence and overrun their corrals in a stampede of rebellion? (You could have scenes of dumbfounded cable news More >>
  • Digging for Fire

    Is there something about going mainstream — or, well, relatively mainstream — that's sapping Joe Swanberg's vitality? God knows he's entitled to a little slowdown after many years of matchless productivity in the DIY shoestring-indie trenches (although Swanberg's great filmmaking More >>
  • We Come as Friends

    In case you thought that bad people weren't still doing bad things in Africa, Hubert Sauper's disturbing documentaryWe Come as Friendswill disabuse you of that notiontout de suite. Letting the people and events speak for themselves, Sauper documents the period More >>
  • Learning to Drive

    Wendy (Patricia Clarkson) never bothered to learn to drive. Why would she? The always-in-her-head book critic lives in Manhattan, where she has myriad public transportation options, as well as a husband who drives. But once her professor partner Ted (Jake More >>
  • Memories of the Sword

    Park Heung-sik'sMemories of the Swordis a historical Korean action film that delivers plenty of what its title promises. It's heavy in flashback and backstory and doesn't skimp on the swordplay and frequently breathtaking action — including plenty of the gravity-defying More >>


  • Slipknot at Concord Pavillion
    Slipknot, and Lamb of God performed at the Concord Pavillion on Wednesday, August 26, as part of the Summer's Last Stand Tour. Photographs by Richard Haick.
  • Eat Drink SF
    Photographs by Michael Hendrickson.


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