Foxes is still a terrific potboiler, but its message is no longer revolutionary
Two thieves, six actors, and one enduring Mission District legend
Two new books on San Francisco noir tell vastly different stories
The life of Will "The Thrill" Viharo -- the Bay Area's undisputed B-movie lounge king -- would make a good B-movie of its own
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.