It's winter in San Francisco, it's cold (or at least gray), and the San Francisco Ballet's 2012 season has kicked off this week with a heavy, Russian tragedy. (Save the whimsical Don Quixote for spring when spirits are lighter.) Through Friday, the War Memorial Opera House is sunk into 1820s Russia, ... More >>
We were touched this past week to see both Aretha Franklin and Steven Tyler get engaged (not to each other, obviously). It stands as heart-warming proof that you're never too old or flamboyant to find love. In the midst of celebrating the Aerosmith frontman's exciting engagement, however, we also re ... More >>
From the dawn of the music video, there has been the music video babe. Perhaps she's the star of the video, perhaps she's a backup dancer, maybe she just looks longingly at a musician. Most of the music is terrible, a lot of the videos are insipid, and yet somehow these women make it all worthwhile ... More >>
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The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just ... old
Beautifully moody, Lonesome Jim is just what you'd expect from Steve Buscemi
The Return of the King marks a zenith in cinematic potential
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The daunting journey of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings to the big screen.
Mark Kohr, S.F.'s leading music video maker, hasn't had a free moment all year