The Bold Italic has a fun blog post today with six things you never knew were invented in San Francisco, and one of them took us completely by surprise: the mimosa. As the cited story goes, everyone's favorite brunch drink was invented by the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock, on a rough ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
The film snob's guide to the best cinema the season has to offer.
By Meredith Brody Among the glories of over a hundred years of British film: Alfred Hitchcock. David Lean. Noel Coward. Laurence Olivier. Michael Powell. Ealing comedies. The Red Shoes. The 39 Steps. The Man in the White Suit. Black Narcissus. The Third Man. Brief Encounter. Kind Hearts and Corone ... More >>
Repertory Film Listings
New releases available this week
Eclectic is just the beginning
Brad and Angelina are out to kill each other. You may want a piece of them, too.
Hitch in the Bay Area, zombie social structures, and theater-chain shenanigans
Get over your phobia in time for this Vertigo-themed gala
"Experiments in Terror" is a night of films creepy enough to unnerve even jaded moviegoers
The Tingler, Stupor Mundi, National Velvet
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