Sam Neill

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    October 2, 2013
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    February 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Alcatraz Recap: Secrets from The Rock Start to Add Up

    Kicking down a door is harder than it looks. Trust me, I've tried, but despite my drunken persistence the most I managed to accomplish was busting a jagged hole through one layer of plywood. Another time I tried to boot my way into an ex-boyfriend's apartment while fueled by rage and adrenaline (he ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Alcatraz Recap: Strange Story Hitting Its Stride

    ​When I reread last week's recap of the first two episodes of Alcatraz, I realized that shit sounded wack. But, you guys, we're dealing with a show that, as far as I can tell, is about maybe ghost/zombie/cryogenically frozen/time-traveling inmates who have returned from 1963, when Alcatraz closed ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    Alcatraz: Inmates Return from Dead, Start Shit in S.F.

    Because it became too expensive to house nearly 250 criminals on a rock in the middle of the ocean, Alcatraz officially shut down in 1963... or did it? And after it shut down, all of the inmates were transferred to other prisons... or were they? In the new J.J. Abrams-produced supernatural thrille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    A Maiden Voyage to the Rock for Fox's Alcatraz Premiere

    Hollywood's craziest premiere this week didn't take place in Los Angeles, it rocked Alcatraz Island. For the first time since Sean Connery launched the feature film The Rock there in 1996, the isle hosted a premiere party Wednesday night for Alcatraz, a television series produced by J.J. Abrams (Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    PFA Alert: Orson Welles Rarities

    Orson Welles completists should drop all other plans and attend the two programs titled The Unknown Orson Welles scheduled this weekend at the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. Archivist Stefan Drossler, director of the Munich Filmmuseum, will introduce both matinees. On Saturday, January 17, at 5 p ... More >>

  • Film

    March 29, 2006
  • Film

    June 29, 2005

    Could Be Verse

    A love story told in iambic pentameter? Yes, and yes again.

  • Film

    April 27, 2005

    Taste Test

    Week 2 of the 48th San Francisco International Film Festival

  • Film

    May 21, 1997
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