What's so prim and proper about this?A federal judge has rejected a request by Lucasfilm consultant Donald Bies to dismiss a lawsuit claiming he got a co-worker fired by calling her a slut. "It is so great that the court reconsidered the facts. For me this is what the court system is a ... More >>
Pay Up!Lucasfilm Ltd., the Marin-based film company that was found guilty of firing Julie Gilman Veronese for being pregnant must pay $1.3 million in attorney fees, according Veronese's attorneys.Angela Alioto, the former city supervisor who is representing Veronese in the case, said Thursday tha ... More >>
Impressive, Mr. Fouch. Most impressive. But you are not a Jedi ... period.In the lightsaber, the Jedi Knights had "an elegant weapon for a more civilized age." Here in the earth-bound 21st century, we're stuck with the lawsuit. Still, not as clumsy or random as a blaster, when you think about it. ... More >>
Local writers are seriously bummed out about the new bridge tolls. [Streetsblog]Flickr/ArtsySFLucasfilm busted for pregnancy discrimination. [Bay Citizen]Mission travel agencies are like airline industry archives. [Burrito Justice]
79 at the turn of a very prolific decade, Clint tackles Mandela and the Hereafter.
Larry HalprinIt's always a jarring thing to pick up the paper and see an obit for someone you know, and that was the case yesterday when I read about the death of architect Lawrence Halprin at age 93. It's not as if I was a friend or close associate of the family. But Halprin was just about the m ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Kevin Smith blows his wad with Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is quietly trying to keep the Presidio on the public teat. That's a good thing.
Take a close look at Don Fisher and his motivations for a Presidio museum
After struggling uphill in the difficult yet potentially profitable world of computer animation films, Wild Brain is on the cusp of success
Who's winning what at the upcoming S.F. International Film Festival
Veering off into madness with first-time moviemakers David Owen and Paul Stephen
Brad Anderson reinvents the haunted-house movie to great effect with Session 9
Week of April 25, 2001
Reversal of Fortune; Crossing Delancey; Through the Olive Trees
Animal House; I Can't Sleep
In a Galaxy Far Too Close to Home
Legal battles decked the wildly popular Robot Wars competitions. Now a challenger has arisen to save the sport.
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.
A conversation with the head of Industrial Light & Magic
As the movie industry contemplates a new age of computer-generated features, Berkeley's Phil Tippett fights to keep the art of special effects honest, messy, and true
"The Final 10 Percent": The Art of Moviegoing
First came the tunic; then the kilt; and now, with a new men's movement that doesn't care who wears the pants in their families, the J. Crew mini
The popularity of automaton jousts is on the rise
Mark Kohr, S.F.'s leading music video maker, hasn't had a free moment all year