In the abysmal 1992 flick The Distinguished Gentleman, a character played by Eddie Murphy ascends to higher office thanks to having the same name as a longtime office-holder. Could it happen here? Perhaps. District 7 Supervisorial candidate Norman Yee turned heads when early polls gave him 24 percen ... More >>
Icee Hot with Nina Kraviz, Rolando, Helix, and MikeQ Public Works March 24, 2012 Better than: Last weekend's awful weather. "BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-UH-HA! BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-UH-HA!" The immortal chant of Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy echoed through the room, shaking the sweat loose ... More >>
C*nt Sparrer plays Laszlo on SundayWell, it's really summer now! Bundle up, grab a hoodie and go check out the many fun and cheap events our chilly city has to offer this weekend. Here's our list of 10 shows, fests and fairs for less than two cups of quality hot cocoa. S.F. vs L.A. @ Levi's Work ... More >>
The duo of Johan Churchill and Jordan Presnick, known as Tres Lingerie, came together by chance. Both DJs and producers, the boys grew up with the same taste for disco and boogie tunes made before they were born, and met while studying in New York. After Presnick left the East Coast for a sc ... More >>
It's like that.Maybe the rambling, effusive message we left on the San Rafael-based company's answering machine at 11 p.m. had a different effect than the one we intended. What else were we to do? We had questions to ask. A friend had brought over a stunningly good pint of caramel balsamic ic ... More >>
Who in this city doesn't love Donuts? We're talking, of course, about both the sugary fried dough confections and the name of the club night where those breakfast treats become party favors. DJ Pickpocket is one of the DJs/hostesses behind the popular dance collective that pulls all kinds of cool ... More >>
Get Smart redux is a rare device: A TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
If you didn't know, Peter Sellers was a comedic genius. His multiple funny roles in Dr. Strangelove was a precursor to further versatile actors like the Monty Python troupe and Eddie Murphy, and was outright snubbed of winning another Oscar with his amazing performance in Being There. The Castro The ... More >>
Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit for Run Fat Boy Run.
A list of the aliases N.Y. Yankees players use at their hotel when they come to town
... But it's not perfect. Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model.
Beverly Hills' dark underbelly
Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?
Oh my godfather!
Racing Stripes is strictly for kids. More precisely, it's not for them either.
The action builds slowly in He Ping's Warriors, but it's well worth sticking out
Do the right thing: Avoid White Chicks in bad masks
A killer cat steals a wonderful movie
On tour with comedian Chris Rock, the fearless true heir to Richard Pryor
Aisha Tyler wants to be "an action heroine who is funny and witty and sarcastic and sexy and can kick butt."
This season's cinema demands attention
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale
Michelle Pfeiffer stars in What Lies Beneath
The Nutty Professor Directed by Tom Shadyac. Starring Eddie Murphy and Jada Pinkett. Phenomenon Directed by Jon Turteltaub. Starring John Travolta and Kyra Sedgwick. Purple Noon Directed by Rene Clement. Starring Alain Delon and Maurice Ronet.