Rent a Wreck

For a former video store giant, not such a blockbuster decade.

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Revealing Sergei's Shadows

Wanna know about the best film you've probably never seen? Here's a tip: Put down that intellectually toxic Netflix DVD (particularly if it's the…

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Avant-Garde Aphorisms

Long before the ubiquitous DVD and its pusherman Netflix upended the traditional moviegoing and movie-showing model, a few visionary local experimental filmmakers had tired…

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Off the Cuff

Rafe Chase and Gerri Lawlor are two of the most celebrated figures on the San Francisco improv scene today. Chase's name, sober good looks,…

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Shepard's Headlock

It can be dispiriting to be an art-house film programmer in the Internet age, since there's always the risk of some bore perusing your…

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