The Rolling Stones Sunday, May 5, 2013 Oracle Arena, Oakland Better than: Bands that don't bother building an aura in the first place. The World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band is fallible. In theory, the Rolling Stones may be perfect. But onstage in Oakland last night, they were not. On the secon ... More >>
Nicole Holofcener continues to mine her life and life is complicated.
I'm Neil Young, biatch! 10. His middle name is Percival. (This actually explains his often anguished, tortured voice). 9. Before joining Buffalo Springfield, Young was in the Mynah Birds, a band fronted by future funkster Rick James. It's unclear whether he ever told James, "I'm Neil Young, biatc ... More >>
Azazel Jacobs successfully (and emotionally) mines his childhood in Momma's Man.
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
The songs are immortal, even if this Porter flick isn't
Gibson's Passion is more torture test than devotional
Anthony Mann seems to have tried everything in his long movie career
An Anniversary for the Rest of Us
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
Week 2 of the San Francisco International Film Festival
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply
Michael Sragow finds eight good films, and countless condescending duds, in a year at the movies
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into the streets of San Francisco -- and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life