Two Lives Plus One By Meredith Brody How to choose among a French movie mash-up currently appearing at local film theaters? Tonight alone Francophiles are forced to choose among three stellar opportunities. You can catch the last day of the San Francisco Film Society’s presentation of festiva ... More >>
The latest entry in the year-round film festival that the San Francisco Film Society is programming at the Sundance Kabuki, The Forsaken Land, is set in war-torn Sri Lanka and won the prestigious Camera d’Or prize in Cannes in 2005. This is exactly the kind of movie that the dedicated Film Socie ... More >>
By Meredith Brody You can be assured of seeing at least one well-crafted, thought-provoking movie a week if you put the San Francisco Film Society’s Sundance Kabuki offering on your cultural calendar. This week at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema, they’ve programmed Blind Mountain from China, a movin ... More >>
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Hou Hsiao-hsien and his red balloon watch over a lonely mother and son in this soaring Flight.
No flesh in the pan, Argento plays prominently in two featured movies at the Film Fest this year.
SF Weekly food and film writer Meredith Brody is at the Telluride Film Festival, where she brings our culture blog "All Shook Down" this collection of anecdotes and notes from high up in the cool Rockies. Hit it, Mer. -d2 When I checked in at the Telluride Film Festival charter flight desk at the D ... More >>
Hollywood serves up the same ol', same ol'
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Foreign films dominate this year at Cannes.
Our one-man jury bestows honors on the best of Cannes 2007.
Could be. Restaurants open, neighborhood follows.
A street hustler sells his child, then fights to undo his mistake
The brutal, brilliant City of God takes us inside Rio de Janeiro's urban decay