When the Tribune Tavern opened two weeks ago in Oakland, I was excited. Firstly, it's a tavern, under a newspaper. A place for wirey and haggard journalists, gatekeepers to the misery of the world, to roll down their sleeves and commune. Wingback chairs, scotch, Jimmy Stewart (maybe?). Halfway throu ... More >>
Jenna Riot plays El Rio this FridayLet's get cultured, San Francisco. Put on your leopard-skin pill-box hat and paint the town red. But before you brave those cruel streets, check our list of cheap things to do this weekend for less than the cost of a quality whiskey sour. Here are ten things fo ... More >>
Simplifying Thompson's tormented self for the screen.
Jeff Poskanzer/FlickrHangtown Fry: It's a wonderful lunch.Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 You know how in It's a Wonderful Life, during the hellish vision of Jimmy Stewart's midlife man-crisis, the town morphs into Potterville, a place where everyone's all mean and slutty and otherwise effed up? Al ... More >>
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
Male fulfillment, and lack thereof, on full display in The Promotion.
With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)
New releases available this week
Hitchcock scholar mans a bike
Feeding four hungry Spring Break-ers on Pittsburgh-style sandwiches and Singaporean street food
Neiman Marcus' refurbished Rotunda prices its fancy fare like the Manolos downstairs
Or, why Tom Hanks isn't Steve Guttenberg
The Chicago clip crew gleefully gabs on in Barbershop 2
A small show at SFMOMA produces big thrills
Director John Ford is "America's Shakespeare," says the author of a new biography
Heather Graham stars in Committed
After billionaire pedophile Larry Hillblom died, illegitimate children began stepping forward to demand part of his estate. It took cutting-edge genetic sleuths to prove that they were, indeed, to the mogul born.