Bob Dylan is 71. Always-strong critical showings from such septuagenarian contemporaries as Leonard Cohen, Paul Simon, and Tom Zé still don't even come close to his towering impact. After all, they weren't presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He's probably the only musician in America ... More >>
Beck Thursday, August 9, 2012 Bimbo's 365 Club Better than: The crowds at Golden Gate Park this weekend It's hard to believe Beck has been making music longer than most of our current crop of whippersnappers have been alive. Having taken a page from David Bowie's book on aging through your career ... More >>
A happy ending all right...With a hot dog and Coors-festooned launch party at AT&T Park last night, the World Champion San Francisco Giants officially screened their two 2010 season DVDs. And, like Titanic, you knew how they were gonna end. Regarding Titanic, incidentally, all of the men frog ... More >>
T CooperCity Lights Booksfree, 7:30 p.m.T Cooper is interested in history as written by the losers. Not losers in the Greenberg-esque, misanthropic-shitbag sense, but those who've been on the ass-end of history's atrocities. Cooper edited the 2007 anthology The Fictional History of the United Sta ... More >>
Winslet and DiCaprio awake to the nightmare on Revolutionary Road.
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy terror thriller we deserve.
Harmony Korine talks about his new movie Mister Lonely and coming home.
War, slaughter, genocide and you feel like seeing a movie?
The ice caps are melting, the ozone vanishing, and Leo's charisma? An endangered species.
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Not exactly. Circling the diamond industry, Zwick flick tackles nada.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
The intensely weird world of sculptor Stanislav Szukalski
Sean Penn blames his problems on the president -- so what else is new?
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
A movie historian resurrects a long-dead experimental filmmaker, and a long-departed era of San Francisco
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The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
Ghost World; Castro Theater; Breaking into Hollywood
What Bush's choices for inauguration music say about the next four years
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
Rimbaud and Verlaine have a psychotic affair to remember in Total Eclipse