Film

You Don’t Get to Hate It Unless You Love It

The famous opening scene in Rudolph Maté’s 1949 noir D.O.A. shows Edmund…

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation

It’s debatable whether a four-day event in August of 1969 attended by…

18th SF DocFest, Week One

Lots of documentaries play in San Francisco every year, which is swell,…

Non-Fiction

Whether J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens or Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon,…

Nureyev

It’s a good month for fans of sexy Russian dancers: Hot on…

Straight-A Students in Crisis, in Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart

In Booksmart, best friends Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) are…

Warriors! Come Out and Pla-ay (for Your 40th Anniversary)!

Remember the Chief from Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? The…

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson’s most famous works ­­­— “The Lottery,” The Haunting of Hill…

All Is True

If Kenneth Branagh’s early pictures Henry V and Hamlet were about one-upping…

The White Crow

Some 35 years after Taylor Hackford’s Mikhail Baryshnikov vehicle White Nights, the…