Film

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…

Clara

The frequently delayed launch of the James Webb Space Telescope drives the…

Hail Satan?

Hypocrisy has been baked into the United States ever since it was…

Family

Laura Steinel’s Family starts with one of the hoarier comedy clichés: the…

Get Ready for SPLIFF, the Stoner Film Festival

Syndicated columnist Dan Savage has brought his frothy mixture of sex advice…

Wild Nights with Emily

After more than a century of no films about Emily Dickinson, we’ve…

62nd San Francisco International Film Festival (Week Two)

The second big week of the 62nd San Francisco International Film Festival…

62nd San Francisco International Film Festival

The San Francisco-based film festival formerly abbreviated as SFIFF but now referred…