Just your average hackerIt's hard to sympathize with any of the people involved in the security breaches of Sony's computer systems -- and that includes the victims, or some of them anyway. First, of course, are the hackers themselves. This might be totally illogical, given the damage they've don ... More >>
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.
You know that Patton Oswalt is one of our best current stand-up comics, right? If not, your only exposure to the man might just be limited to Pixar's Ratatouille or a few episodes of King of Queens. If you haven't been privy to his live act yet, you're missing out on jokes about how Republicans love ... More >>
Resourceful indie filmmakers are finding new ways of getting their movies into theaters. But will anybody come?
Paramount Pictures recently announced a new Heavy Metal movie. The Sci-fi anthology will feature David Fincher(Seven/Fight Club/Zodiac) as one of the many directors to create a segment for the film. This means that fans get to enjoy atmospheric, psychological subtext alongside the usual big-breasted ... More >>
Cruel, vapid, and unfunny, this Shark bites
A deportation scare gives Mexican filmmaker Carlos Bolado new insight into the film he's shooting in the Mission
Two Berkeley filmmakers win best documentary at Sundance
Scouts' Honor by Tom Shepard
Glow; Bacar; Bliss Bar
Our Man Flint; In Like Flint; The Ipcress File
Abbas Kiarostami to be presented with the Akira Kurosawa Award
A major label recording contract. Big-name producers. Lazy nights in the Jacuzzi. San Francisco's Creeper Lagoon has got it made, right? Not exactly.
Actor and rock video director Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich is an odd masterpiece. So why is Jonze scared of his own shadow?
Off pop music's radar for eight years, San Francisco's Voice Farm has slipped into the background of background music
A history of grand movie theaters haunts a commercialized neighborhood
S.F. animator Henry Selick brings Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach to the screen