Proposition Hate

Gus Van Sant's Milk recaptures Californian intolerance at exactly the right time.

Van Sant and Black position Milk as both gutsy civil rights leader and creative community organizer — not to mention a precedent-shattering politician who, it's very often reiterated, presented himself as a Messenger of Hope. Milk is now. The ecstatic reception accorded Wall-E's visionary tikkun (and the president-elect's strategic nonsupport for same-sex marriage) notwithstanding, it's the first openly Obama-iste movie.

Like Harvey, Penn has no difficulty milking it.
Like Harvey, Penn has no difficulty milking it.

Location Info

Map

Milk Bar

1840 Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Haight/ Fillmore

Details

Opens exclusively at the Castro on Wednesday and at the Embarcadero and Kabuki on Friday. Rated R.

Related Stories

More About

Here's hoping that Milk and Penn's Milk do as well in our annual fake election. When The Times of Harvey Milk won its Oscar for best documentary, presenter Kathleen Turner described it as "a film about American values in conflict." This time, the Academy won't have to be as discreet.

« Previous Page
 |
 
1
 
2
 
All
 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
 

Now Showing

Find capsule reviews, showtimes & tickets for all films in town.

Powered By VOICE Places

Box Office

Scores provided by Rotten Tomatoes

Join My Voice Nation for free stuff, film info & more!

©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...