Rufus Wainwright, dapper dandy and San Francisco favorite, just released a music video for the title track of his forthcoming album, Out of the Game, which is slated for release April 23. The video features a prim and surprisingly ordinary (dare we say, boring and predictable) Helena Bonham Carter a ... More >>
Alice in Wonderland @ the Castro Theater One wonders what Walt Disney would've made of his studio's 21st-century, 19-year-old Alice--a tousle-haired 3-D action figure who decapitates a dragon and drinks the creature's blood. Tim Burton's Alice is off-handed in its violence and doggedly on messag ... More >>
Tim Burton's Wonderland is not nearly curiouser and curiouser enough.
As Happy-Go-Lucky's angry road instructor, character actor Eddie Marsan enters the fast lane.
Tim Burton's gorgeously gruesome Sweeney Todd
Gimmicky romance bores with stagey dialogue, scores with comic relief
Wallace and Gromit make their long-overdue feature debut
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Tim Burton is dead-on again in the darkly delightful Corpse Bride
Temptation flourishes in the garden of Young Adam
A folk icon looks back at the highlights of her career
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Michael Petroni explores where we go Till Human Voices Wake Us
That Amélie girl returns with the yucky side of cute romance
The Weekly's critics look at Mill Valley Film Festival highlights
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
A critical guide to week two of the Mill Valley Film Fest
Despite its contrivances, Might Aphrodite shows us Allen as a master tinker of the heart