People plan parties around this stuff, so we assume you probably watched too. But just in case you didn't, here's a timeline of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. They make it this long just to mess with us all, in case you didn't know...
What: Magical Holiday Tea Where: Top of the Mark When: Fri. and Sat., December 9 and 10, Fri. and Sat., December 16 and 17, 12:30-2 p.m. Cost: $48.00 The rundown: Want to take your kids to something they totally won't appreciate and spend tons of money while doing it? Good news! Top of the ... More >>
Fantastic Mr. Fox @ Red Vic Working with his Life Aquatic co-writer (and The Squid and the Whale director), Noah Baumbach, Wes Anderson has added an existential layer to the protagonist of Roald Dahl's 1970 children's novel, Fantastic Mr. Fox. Onscreen, Mr. Fox (voiced by George Clooney) is no ... More >>
S.F.G.M.C.Julia taking on fruitcake at a performance earlier this month.So maybe Meryl Streep shouldn't lose sleep worrying that her performance in Julie & Julia is in danger of being eclipsed by an even more definitive Child. Still, when the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus hits the stage at the Castro ... More >>
via BoingBoingBike saddles almost too nice to sit on. [BoingBoing] Senator Barbara Boxer has a piggy bank worth $6.3 million cash. [SFGate] Frank Chu hits up the Sanctuary City meeting. He. Is. Everywhere. [Sweet Melissa] Holy crap. They're remaking Red Dawn!!! [Burrito Justice] Ride along in an ... More >>
This fall, visual artists bite, reflect, and cannibalize.
Sony PicturesFlipping for Julia: Streep as the French food maven at the Cordon Bleu in Paris.I was thrilled when I arrived at the Century last Friday, opening day of Julia & Julia, to see a long line outside the theater. San Francisco foodies, represent! Except when I found out they were wait ... More >>
The film snob's guide to the best cinema the season has to offer.
In Doubt, Viola Davis once again proves that there are no small parts.
But your movie's kinda drab. Mamma Mia! drains the fun out of ABBA.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
Opens Friday at the Lumiere.
The year's best characters
The odd upside of Robert Redford's terribly earnest, quite terrible war drama
Chick-flick genre to Evening: Why you gotta make us look bad?
Your forecast of the summer's top movies
All talk and little action, The Interpreter doesn't even make sense
Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is less fortunate
Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle
The idiots what brung you Dumb & Dumber ain't funny no more
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman reveal that it's sad to be sad
Pamela Gray; AMC Theaters Closures; Film Festivals
Digging for the genuine article at the Telluride Film Festival's 25th anniversary celebration
The Bridges of Madison County drips with corn syrup