Egyptian Lover demonstrates the proper attire -- and vehicle -- for "I Love The 80s" at 1015 Folsom It just doesn't stop, does it? We're two steps shy of winter and it seems that nightlife in San Francisco is still going off. Sure, it's getting colder, but with weekends this consistently good ... More >>
It's not easy working security. Your job basically entails keeping drunk people safe, keeping minors sober, patting down strangers you probably don't want to touch, enforcing trivial rules you didn't think up in the first place, and pretty much freezing your ass off all night. All of the above thing ... More >>
We've noted before that the San Francisco Examiner is not exactly a paper in step with the rest of this city. This is no knock on the paper's hard-working local reporters -- they do good work and God knows they write fast. But the editorial direction of the paper appears synonymous with the views of ... More >>
Art imitates life imitating art in Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York.
Remarkably consistent, the Coens make another mockery with Burn After Reading.
Repertory Film Listings
The script about an animalistic love affair focuses too much on a dead character
Our critics weigh in on local theater
A reworked masterpiece features great acting, but feels like a soap opera
Dot the I wants to mess with your head. Yep, it's a mess all right.
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
The minifestival "A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman" offers a chance to get acquainted with the still-living legendary director
The new docudrama What the #$*! Do We Know!? is a real mind-bender
Malkmus, Malkmus, Malkmus! Stephen and his Jicks hit the pavement
Special effects aren't necessary to make Les Liaisons Dangereuses current
John Malkovich on acting: "You're treated like a recalcitrant, moody, trained organ-grinder monkey"
Big Bad Love spends two hours inside a writer's tortured mind
Three strong performances can't save an Othello stripped of context
Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World
Devil-Ettes fund-raiser; Love Psychedelico; "Sound Effects: The Magic of Foley"
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
The Wrapping Paper Caper
The Cell dives into the brain of a killer, but it's a shallow pool
International Film Financing Conference, George Kuchar, Write It
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply
Actor and rock video director Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich is an odd masterpiece. So why is Jonze scared of his own shadow?
Two Bits swindles with syrupy sentimentality; The Convent turns out stone cold