“Abuse of Weakness”: The Strange Allure of Really Bad People

There's something alluring about the darkness. It can lead to choosing to…

    Tue Sep 30th, 2014 4:20pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“20,000 Days on Earth”: Nick Cave Controls His Destiny

For a self-styled goth-punk gargoyle, Nick Cave has aged magnificently. Now 56,…

    Tue Sep 23rd, 2014 4:20pm By Jonathan Kiefer

“God Help the Girl”: Belle and Sebastian (the Band), the Movie

Written and directed by Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch, God Help…

    Tue Sep 9th, 2014 4:25pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Kink”: Getting Behind the Dungeon Door of a Local Business

An important thing to know going into the documentary being promoted as…

    Tue Aug 12th, 2014 4:30pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Heli”: A Love Story About the Mexican Drug War

Beginning with distributor Nodream-Mantarraya's logo of a man sitting in the waves…

    Tue Aug 5th, 2014 4:25pm By Sherilyn Connelly

Happy Christmas: Joe Swanberg's Latest Is All About Hanging Out

Joe Swanberg's Happy Christmas has the same modern, semi-improvised indie feel and…

    Tue Jul 29th, 2014 4:30pm By Sherilyn Connelly

“Video Games: The Movie”: Get to Know the Biggest Branch of the Entertainment Industry

Jeremy Snead's documentary Video Games: The Movie is a look back at…

    Wed Jul 16th, 2014 4:00am By Sherilyn Connelly

Discovering Don

In the first moments of 1957's The Bachelor Party, a young woman…

    Wed Jul 2nd, 2014 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

Apocalypse

How do you make a film about a man as famously elusive…

    Wed Jun 25th, 2014 4:00am By Neha Talreja

Baby Makers

People in the Bay Area love the snappy rejoinder, “There's an app…

    Wed Apr 30th, 2014 4:00am By Devin Holt