Castro Salutes Nicholas Ray, a Troubled Director Who Made Troubling Films

In the 1950s and early 1960s, Nicholas Ray directed big-budget Hollywood films…

    Tue Nov 1st, 2011 10:00am By Casey Burchby

Jason Mewes Talks About Jay and Silent Bob, Working with Kevin Smith — and His Roofing Job

Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith have been playing and talking about their…

    Wed Oct 26th, 2011 8:00am By Tamara Palmer

The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell: A Talk with the Directors

Documentary filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato are lucky — and they…

    Thu Sep 15th, 2011 4:10pm By Ellen Huet

Mary Lou, Israeli Musical About a Teenage Drag Queen, Makes Its U.S. Premiere Saturday

“Courage,” declares the gay teenage protagonist in Mary Lou, “is sometimes nothing…

    Wed Sep 14th, 2011 3:00pm By Michael Fox

Edgar Wright, Filmmaker Behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Says He'll Never Make a Sequel

Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead is a particularly beloved film. Jesse…

    Wed Aug 31st, 2011 12:00pm By Gregg Rickman

Labyrinth Cult Fans Witness a Real, Live — and Unplanned — Reunion Among Muppeteers and Filmmakers

Something remarkable occurred on Saturday at the Castro Theatre. It was a…

    Wed Aug 24th, 2011 2:30pm By Casey Burchby

S.F. Silent Film Festval: Resurrecting Napoleon, Fiercely Debating Modern Musical Scores

The 16th San Francisco Silent Film Festival reached a triumphant conclusion Sunday…

    Mon Jul 18th, 2011 10:30am By Gregg Rickman

Local Filmmakers Feed at the Udder of a Scary Cow (Film Festival)

Aspiring young directors have a choice these days: drop a serious wad…

    Thu Jun 30th, 2011 5:30pm By Michael Fox

Riffs on Movie Riffing: Joel Hodgson and Cinematic Titanic at the Castro

Joel Hodgson cosplay must be the cheapest cosplay there is. Just score…

    Tue May 10th, 2011 1:27pm By Alan Scherstuhl

Cinematic Titanic's J. Elvis Weinstein on Movie Riffing and the Legacy of MST3K

Since they hail from the upper Midwest, which is something like the…

    Fri May 6th, 2011 1:30pm By Alan Scherstuhl