What did we do on Christmas after we'd eaten a mountain of food and watched a giant stack of movies? Looked for actors in music videos, of course! Here are six of the weirdest cameos big-name actors have made in music videos. 6. Christopher Walken in Fatboy Slim's "Weapon Of Choice" Up until t ... More >>
No insulation in Mr. Freeze's lair eitherTo folks living in actual cold-weather communities, San Franciscans' complaints about our recent chilly spell have something of a Marie Antoinette-level naivete. Face it, San Francisco: The coldest day out-of-doors here isn't that cold. Period. That being ... More >>
MochipetOur hand picked list of events worth your spare time, for the price of your spare change. Zombie Beach Party (Friday)In San Francisco, Zombies never say die. When they're not "killing" people during flash mobs, they're going to the beach--indoors, of course, because the real sun would damage ... More >>
Atari's Alone in the Dark is scary for all the wrong reasons.
By Oscar Pascual The best thing about Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, is that he hardly ever does his job. Of course it’s not good for those who see him, but it works out great when his patients are hilarious comedians. Katz’s method seems to be laissez-faire, allowing his patients go off on ... More >>
Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007); Michelangelo Antonioni (1913-2007)
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Mixing traditions for a Crazy tale
Our critics weigh in on local theater
The characters are as convincing as they are tragic
There's no real reason to revive this weird show, but it works nonetheless
Given its location, in the midst of the food fantasia that is the Ferry Building, MarketBar should be better
Michael Fox recaps the best in Bay Area film for 2002 and recounts the first annual awards handed out by the S.F. Film Critics Circle
The action's much meatier in Jackson's second Rings film
The S.F. International Film Festival will honor a venerated Argentine filmmaker all but unknown in the U.S.
The Viva Ann-Margret! Film Festival
You don't have to be embarrassed to read romance novels anymore. With modern themes and better writing, Bay Area authors are helping to make the genre almost (gasp!) respectable.
An annual conference that helps indie filmmakers finance their projects gets canceled -- for lack of funding
Shotgun Players' production
Christmas cinema for cynics
Robert Towne, the best screenwriter in the business and the man who invented Jake Gittes, is back with a bio of Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine
From Old Hollywood to the Viper Room: pianist and "Queen of the Boogie" Hadda Brooks
Sean Penn's The Crossing Guard may be powerfully visual, but the writing is off the wall
The Marin revival of Cuckoo's Nest is a sturdy, if reserved, rendition of the archetypal good-vs.-evil play