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  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    5 Musicians Who Wrote Children's Books

    As we all know, the most irritating Beatles song in history is "Yellow Submarine." Well, we learned yesterday that the second most irritating Beatles song in history, "Octopus's Garden," is about to be turned into a children's book, which will come with a CD of unheard Ringo Starr tracks. (Joy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    5 Soundtracks That Were Better Than the Movies

    As anticipation grows for the release of Brad Pitt's zombie epic, World War Z, he's been singing the praises of the work Muse has done for the movie's soundtrack. Pitt recently called Muse's involvement "nice kismet." Given who's involved, we think he's either crazy or exaggerating -- a lot. And giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Stanley Krippner: Amazing Stories That Didn't Make it Into the Story

    Professor Stanley Krippner is an impossible man to pigeonhole. He's nearly impossible to encapsulate in a single cover story. Well, we did our best. But, we acknowledge, we've only scratched the surface of his life and work. On a milder note, we also left out a cartload of mind-blowing anecdotes. Kr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Monday's Pick: Not Necessarily Noir

    ‚ÄčNot Necessarily NoirRoxie Theater$7-$10Film noir, as it's classically defined, had a circumscribed lifespan from the early postwar about-to-boom years through the late 1950s, when color films began to displace black-and-white. But the genre's allure and influence will never wane, as anybody who's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2010
  • Film

    July 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Tosca's 90th Birthday Party: Cappuccino, the Culterati, and Gavin

    M. LaddIt was a mix of the sliver-haired and the sliver-tongued.​Last night was the 90th birthday party for North Beach institution Tosca Caf√© (242 Columbus at Jack Kerouac Alley). By 6:30 p.m., the bar was crowded with silver-haired neighborhood denizens, journalists, and the local culterati ... More >>

  • Film

    June 4, 2008

    Hairpiece in the Middle East

    Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist. The bubbies will love him.

  • Film

    April 23, 2008


    The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.

  • Film

    August 8, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 18, 2006
  • Film

    January 11, 2006

    Romeo in the Rough

    Tristan & Isolde's clumsy romance may make you crave Shakespeare

  • Film

    December 7, 2005
  • Film

    September 21, 2005
  • Film

    August 3, 2005

    Going for Broken

    Jim Jarmusch's latest road movie is filled with fetching existential ambiguities

  • Culture

    June 15, 2005

    Bringing Up Kate

    Mulgrew's Hepburn reveals the power and vulnerability of two extraordinary actresses

  • Music

    November 24, 2004


    The Beauty Bar thinks it's cool, which is exactly why it isn't

  • Film

    August 18, 2004

    Stander Delivers

    Thomas Jane, as folk hero, robs banks and steals a movie

  • Film

    July 21, 2004
  • Music

    October 22, 2003


    Don't hate me because I'm corporate

  • Film

    September 17, 2003
  • News

    September 17, 2003

    Facing the Music

    The feds catch up with the "homeless hacker" -- and order him off computers

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    A Duty to Hack

    Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.

  • Film

    December 24, 2002

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Michael Fox recaps the best in Bay Area film for 2002 and recounts the first annual awards handed out by the S.F. Film Critics Circle

  • Film

    February 13, 2002

    Tongues Untied

    An East Bay filmmaker documents the life of Invisible Man author Ralph Ellison

  • Music

    February 10, 1999
  • Film

    January 27, 1999
  • Film

    January 20, 1999
  • Film

    January 6, 1999

    Eight Isn't Enough

    Michael Sragow finds eight good films, and countless condescending duds, in a year at the movies

  • News

    September 30, 1998

    From Chinatown to Niketown

    Robert Towne, the best screenwriter in the business and the man who invented Jake Gittes, is back with a bio of Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine

  • Film

    May 20, 1998
  • Film

    September 10, 1997

    City of Angles

    How Curtis Hanson brought James Ellroy's epic crime novel L.A. Confidential to the screen

  • Film

    April 19, 1995
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