It was with considerable excitement that I contemplated the program for the 46th annual San Francisco International Film Festival. Everything in life is a trade-off (an old boyfriend encapsulated this philosophy by saying, "For every 'yay,' there's a 'boo'"), and though I'm the first to admit that the recent move to the Bay Area has improved my life immeasurably in certain ways (the availability of really excellent cheese, for example), my moviegoing life has... More >>>
Plastic Fantastic: Minimalism reigns at Mifune (whose
name is peculiarly appropriate in a film festival
context), where window displays act as come-ons.