It's winter in San Francisco, it's cold (or at least gray), and the San Francisco Ballet's 2012 season has kicked off this week with a heavy, Russian tragedy. (Save the whimsical Don Quixote for spring when spirits are lighter.) Through Friday, the War Memorial Opera House is sunk into 1820s Russia, ... More >>
The film snob's guide to the best cinema the season has to offer.
Winslet and Fiennes take the long and (Oscar-)worthy road to redemption.
Kristin Scott Thomas shines as a child killer in middlebrow French melodrama.
Lady Georgiana Spencer, cheated in life and in casting, in The Duchess.
In Bruges, Martin McDonagh's sightseeing hit-men flick, isn't much of a trip
The White Countess writes an inglorious final chapter for a dynamic filmmaking duo
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces
Wallace and Gromit make their long-overdue feature debut
The Constant Gardener ripens into a distasteful thriller
Pete Tong's a mockumentary that will make your heart dance
The S.F. International Film Festival will honor a venerated Argentine filmmaker all but unknown in the U.S.
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply