It appears that Sony has gotten so comfortable making movies from stories derived from comic books that it now has allegedly moved onto bigger things: Adapting novels. And while Sony had the rights to put Spider-Man on the big screen, the media company had no right ripping off this Berkeley man's no ... More >>
PixarOne of the most endearing aspects of Pixar's incredibly charming digital 3D flick UP is how Oakland ice cream institution Fenton's Creamery (4226 Piedmont at Entrada, Oakland) is one of the chief draws back to land for the balloon-flying main characters, a place of great sentimental importan ... More >>
Ready for its feature film appearance. By far the classiest model of the MUNI system, the historic F-line streetcar that runs along the Embarcadero and up Market to the Castro hit the silver screen lately with its appearance in the background in Milk. But as Angelina Jolie can attest (she voiced a p ... More >>
"Hey, nothing personal here. I love your sourdough bread!" A Wall Street Journal blog announced yesterday that, starting on March 27, our picturesque city will be decimated by fighting monsters and aliens. Those of you who are older than eight - and if you read this Web page, you&nbs ... More >>
Pixar's latest is no lemon, but it does have that used-Cars smell
The merger between Disney and the Bay Area's Pixar will likely redraw the lines of the animation world, for better or for worse. Find out where you stand!
Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say, Puh-lease.
After struggling uphill in the difficult yet potentially profitable world of computer animation films, Wild Brain is on the cusp of success
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone
A look inside the grandiose cinematic dreams -- and genuine transcendent joy -- at Voice of Pentecost Church
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Oakland MC Prozack was headed for the big time. Then his major-label deal fell apart.
A killer cat steals a wonderful movie
Or, what does Miramax have against Asian films?
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
This season's cinema demands attention
How two Bay Area animators hope to revolutionize Saturday-morning TV
Terry Zwigoff is set to direct a twisted Christmas tale called Bad Santa
Capitalizing on last year's success at Sundance, two S.F. filmmakers take on a new project with Doonesburycreator Garry Trudeau.
Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale
San Francisco's once-hot film industry is in a slump; will it come back?
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