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1998 Stories by Gary Morris

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  • Musique Plus

    published December 30, 1998

    Holiday burnouts at a loss for New Year's resolutions might want to put the Alliance Francaise's Tuesday night French Film Club series on their... More >>

  • Boys Keep Swinging

    published December 23, 1998

    For Pierre & Gilles, known affectionately as P&G, growing up means growing old, and if they can't stop this process in life, they can at least do... More >>

  • Love Hurts

    published December 16, 1998

    It's surprising, and a little dispiriting, that John Cassavetes' last film, Love Streams (1984), looks more like a true independent feature than... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published November 18, 1998

    Tranny Fest '98 San Francisco is the land of the niche film festival, and the Tranny Fest must be one of the niche-iest. Now in its fourth... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published November 4, 1998

    Celebration of Sludge For hipsters bored by the lounge, there's a new cultural space to reinhabit -- the grindhouse, as a five-film... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published September 2, 1998

    Films of Jerry Barrish We all know at least a few actor/waiters, screenwriter/bicycle messengers, and so on. But local boy Jerry Barrish... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published July 22, 1998

    Bisexual Film Festival Running a mere three nights, and showing only four features, one documentary, and a trio of shorts, the second... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published July 15, 1998

    Doing Time, Doing Vipassana In America's disastrously crowded, increasingly privatized prisons, "rehabilitation" has become a dirty word... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published July 15, 1998

    Salesman This legendary 1968 documentary might have been called Death of a Salesman if Arthur Miller hadn't gotten there first. "Direct... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published July 8, 1998

    "Mondo Sadismo!" Since the 1950s Americans have looked to Europe for their transgressive cinema thrills -- whether art film, porn epic, or... More >>

  • The Gay '90s

    published June 17, 1998

    The Brandon Teena Story Falls River, Neb., is introduced by a roadway sign drenched in irony: "Good People, Churches, Schools." None of... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published June 10, 1998

    "Kim Ki-Young: Master of Madness" In a just world -- or one with better international film distribution -- Korean auteur Kim Ki-Young would... More >>

  • Wicked Fun

    published May 20, 1998

    The Spike and Mike's Sick & Twisted franchise gets some stiff competition from "General Chaos: Uncensored Animation," the adults-only anthology of... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published May 13, 1998

    MadCat The film festival scene in the Bay Area has become so bloated -- er, rich -- that it's easy to lose track of some of the smaller,... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published May 13, 1998

    Forgotten Silver A Spinal Tap for movie buffs, this ambitious mockumentary by Peter Jackson (Heavenly Creatures, The Frighteners) and Costa... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published May 13, 1998

    "Soviet Sisters" The search for new cultural forms to worship is a relentless, and not always rewarding, task, but surprises continue to... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published April 29, 1998

    "Ideas in Animation" The idea of movies as events, rather than the simple, passive, predictable activity they've largely become, stretches... More >>

  • Week 2 of the 41st S.F. International Film Festival

    published April 29, 1998

    Animated by Dr. Freud (Various) Jim Trainor's peculiar The Fetishist is clearly the centerpiece of this program of animation for grown-ups,... More >>

  • Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll. Korea.

    published April 22, 1998

    A few decades ago, a controversial Bay Area critic named Pauline Kael -- yes, the same wild original who went on to become Pauline Kael -- wrote... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published April 8, 1998

    The Unscreened Warhol Andy Warhol's early films are more notorious than known -- with the exception of an occasional Chelsea Girls or... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published April 1, 1998

    Two Egyptian Films at the Fine Arts Uum Kulthum is not exactly a household name here, but diva collectors and world music fans will welcome... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published April 1, 1998

    The Image In the '60s and '70s, Europe was viewed in some corners as a kind of sexual Shangri-La, an idea brought home in the steady... More >>

  • Beauty and the East

    published March 4, 1998

    Ancestors in the Americas, Part II (U.S.A., 1998) The men who left China to come to California in the mid-19th century were called "gold... More >>

  • Second Time Around

    published February 25, 1998

    Porn Again Using sex as a strategy for merchandising art -- and vice versa -- is as old as, well, inflatable plastic couches or see-through... More >>

  • Zoom Lens

    published January 14, 1998

    "Say You Love Satan! The Devil on Film" A perfect antidote to the mindless angelphilia and Virgin Mary-mania that have gripped the nation... More >>

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