27 Aug 2015

This Week’s Events | San Francisco

Rad Upcoming SF Events The Grand Budapest Hotel THU. 08/27 | 8:00PM @ JACK LONDON SQUARE  Cozy up on the waterfront beginning at sundown on the ferry lawn. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets and chairs in-hand. ADMISSION: FREE Jeremy Castillo FRI. 08/28 | 5:00PM @ AMOEBA MUSIC SF With

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03 Feb 2015

Win Tickets to SF Indiefest @ Roxie Theatre!

Films, Parties, Bands, a Sing A Long Party, Comedies, Dramas, Documentaries, Animation, Short Films, Filmmakers, Actors, Beer, Roller Disco, a Super Bowl Comedy Show, Bloody Marys, an Anti-Valentine’s Day Party, Screenings in San Francisco and Oakland, 15 Days of fun, film and frolic. It must be SF IndieFest time. Now

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26 Mar 2014

Food & Farm Film Festival: 18 reasons to spend $15

Not entirely 18 reasons, but we can thank 18 reasons for next month’s Food & Farm Film Festival. It’s the time of year where our eyes are delighted to gaze upon the pops of color finally revealing themselves at the farmer’s markets and along outdoor trails. It’s spring. Which is a perfect time

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05 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Nostalgia: Metropolitan

Something can hardly be nostalgic if it is not well-known in the first place, but Whit Stillman’s first feature film Metropolitan (1990) is worth remembering. For me, this was the first “independent” film that I ever rented from the video store, and only because I had seen it on the

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04 Feb 2012

First Look at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland

In 2009, Oakland mourned the closing of The Parkway Theater, a beloved Oakland mainstay that helped revitalize a neighborhood. The Parkway was a film lovers dream- cult films, film festivals, pizza and beer served to at your seat. Struggles over leases and landlords forced the original owners to close. Enter

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17 Jan 2012

What The Golden Globe Awards Taught Me

I attended a Golden Globes viewing party on Sunday night. The attendees had varying levels of investment, and some were content to chatter away over the awards while others (myself included) were excited to see the results of the awards and more importantly, what everyone was wearing. One person at

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07 Jan 2012

Flashback Films in Berkeley

Although I call myself a film buff, I could lose a lot of credibility considering there are some “classics” I’ve never seen. Let’s just say one that I haven’t seen rhymes with “Pasablanca”. I call myself a comedy nerd but I’ve never seen a certain Monty Python movie about someone

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