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Don't blame Funny Games Michael Haneke if you don't like what you see.
The long walk over, Julie Delpy explores what comes next (i.e., the hard part)
High-tech artists make a multimedia map of the world
Ed Harris cuts loose in Copying Beethoven, but a poorly composed script lets him down
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
Delpy and Hawke reteam to ponder love Before Sunset
Week of Wednesday, May 5, 2004
Flash mobs: serious social movement or quirky entertainment (or both)?
A fascinating graphic novel about growing up during Iran's Islamic Revolution
The revealing yet mysterious photographs of Anne Deleporte
Eccentrics, tattoos, and naked party games in the home-grown German films of Berlin & Beyond
Hoop skirts, satin finery, bonfires, and knowledge of the order in which we shall die
Wherein we examine the fifth annual S.F. Goth Naval Battle for control of Stow Lake
Morbid Curiosity's issue six, F-Hole's punk video party, and Crane's sonic mytho-poetry
Insomniac authors, poignant performance artists, and Viennese lounge lizards.
A small San Jose company pulls off a sexy, witty romp
In this French farce, people get kicked, inebriated, and nearly shot; in short, it's a riot
All things must pass.
Éva Gardos delivers an autobiographical culture clash in her debut feature, An American Rhapsody
The Re-Releases of the Un-Releases (K)
A racy sex farce gets a hot-and-cold treatment
Berlin & Beyond
The members of gay act Rainbow Flava don't want to change hip hop -- they just want some respect
A stock plot worthy of a sitcom leaves this musical flat
To the undiscerning eye, 1814 Illinois Ave. is an ordinary warehouse. To the discerning ear, it's a haven for havoc.
Pez on Earth
Conductor Herbert Blomstedt rescues an obscure composer from the classical dustbin
The Tin Hat Trio's unclassifiable music spans the globe, which is just the way they like it
Kronos Quartet blends history, cultures, and classical music
For three decades, Mariedi Anders has used Old World grace and negotiating acumen to create significant American careers for serious European musicians. Now, the doyenne of West Coast classical music agents faces a new challenge: the globalization of the
Tired of computer gimmickry and gadgetry for Christmas? Prepare for exhaustion!
Moxie gives a seductive bistro spin to the foods of Eastern Europe
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into the streets of San Francisco -- and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life
At Sinclair's Petit Cafe, up-to-date food in fin de siecle surroundings
The original Panther Burn