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...
George Lucas finally gets it. Sort of. The flannel-abusing 67-year-old director recently told The New York Times Magazine, "Why would I make any more [Star Wars movies] when everybody yells at you all the time and tells you what a terrible person you are?" But just when you thought he was taking h ... More >>
See more of our Metallica Week coverage: Metallica Kicks off Its 30th Anniversary Week with Notable Guests, Rare Songs, and Lots of Talking Sad But True: How the Black Album Both Made and Ruined Metallica Can't Make It to Metallica's 30th Anniversary Concerts? Celebrate at These Shows In ... More >>
Lil Belieber Lil B has hoes on his dick because he looks like anyone you could possibly think of. Those of us with Internet addictions know this. But somehow, Justin Bieber has gone unmentioned by the Based God up until now. Which is downright shocking, when you think about it, since both artist ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. Over on the PPK, vegan goddess Isa Chandra Moskowitz posted a recipe for a vegan nog that includes avocado. I don't know 'bout all that but the lady is super talented so it's probably the tastiest. Try it and repo ... More >>
We found out last week, from a variety of tabloidy sources, that 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler are currently -- well, not exactly hooking up, but having intimate conversations in a bar and talking about maybe hooking up. W.T.F. people? We'd like to take this opportunity to pat Chelsea on the back for ... More >>
Joseph Schell WeezerWednesday, Oct. 21, 2009The RegencyBetter than: Seeing an arena rock band in an arena.Just to be clear, there was a lot of screaming going on at the Regency last night for Weezer's free "secret" show. Fans screamed when the line they were standing in outside the venue--a line ... More >>
Weezer is playing a MySpace "secret show" in San Francisco on Wednesday night. The band will hit town to play the Regency with opening (and unfortunately named) act Natalie Portman's Shaved Head. They go on at 8:45, and Weezer will be up at 10 p.m. We'd recommend checking out Weezer's MySpace pag ... More >>
Lauren DukoffThose going to SoCal folkster Devendra Banhart's sold-out show at the Independent a week from today could get the treat of some new tunes. After the release of Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon in 2007, Banhart has remained busy--dating and breaking up with Natalie Portman, recording a s ... More >>
April is already here and there are lots of great things to do -- this weekend alone is filled with fabulous movies and concerts. Spend the days playing in the sun and the cold windy nights taking in some San Francisco culture.Friday night, get your sax on with Joshua Redman at Yoshi's. The legendar ... More >>
The Gutter Twins (Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan) February 11, 2009 The Independent Better Than: Joaquin Phoenix' new rap career The audience: Reg'lar folks, mostly dressed in shades of the bruise palette. Two parkas, one with a fur-lined hood. Three trilbies. Smatterings of plaid. One army coat tr ... More >>
Wong Kar-Wai's first English-language foray is a minor confection.
Sibling rivalry in all its royal glory in The Other Boleyn Girl.
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George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
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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.