Film

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…

The French Had a Name for It 5½

Let’s face it: The French probably also had words for the chode,…

The S.F. Silent Film Festival Is All About Buster Keaton

Since its founding twenty-four years ago, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival’s…

Ask Dr. Ruth

If you were exposed to mass media in the last few decades…