• Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Right-Wing Conspiracies Try to Wrest Media Shame Away From Broadcast, Twitter

    From print to broadcast to online, there's very little the media's gotten right about this Boston tragedy before getting it wrong multiple times. The New York Post exaggerated the death toll from Monday's Boston Marathon bombings by 400 percent before joining InfoWars in misidentifying three diffe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto: A First Listen

    ​ The No. 1 album in the country this week is by the biggest band on Earth. All is right with the world? Well, hold that thought. Unlike textural forbears U2 and Radiohead, much less the Clash or Nirvana, most people even willing to concede that Coldplay is a relevant force do not think it has ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2009
  • News

    February 25, 2009

    Guantánamo's Last Days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and more jihad looms.

  • Film

    June 18, 2008

    Warrior King

    Mongol director Sergei Bodrov on retracing the footsteps of Genghis Khan and navigating the even more perilous Hollywood battlefield.

  • Film

    May 28, 2008

    Army of One

    A Russian grandmother visits the troops, and brings light to their misguided mission in Chechnya.

  • News

    April 23, 2008

    Best of the Fest

    Our critics' recommendations from this year's films.

  • Film

    May 30, 2007

    Palm d'Hoberman

    Our one-man jury bestows honors on the best of Cannes 2007.

  • Film

    October 12, 2005
  • Film

    March 3, 2004
  • Film

    August 13, 2003
  • Film

    April 17, 2002

    United Nations

    Putting the world back together at the 45th annual S.F. International Film Festival

  • Music

    November 14, 2001

    Daft Punk

    Meet the self-proclaimed No. 1 face in hip hop -- a former punk gone gold

  • Calendar

    January 22, 1997
  • News

    September 18, 1996

    Card-Carrying Fetishist

    Some bibliophiles hail Nicholson Baker as defender of a library under siege. His critics call him an antediluvian nutbag.

  • Dining

    July 3, 1996

    Ethnic Boundaries

    Kavkaz's Armenian menu could use some cross-cultural pollination

  • News

    May 31, 1995

    One World, Under Gorby (Part II)

    Gorbachev foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?

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