Peter Wong

04 Jun 2021

The Best of June On Netflix

Despite it being June, Netflix is a bit light on Pride-related programming.  However, that doesn’t mean Netflix’s new programming will be boring.  Some ot this month’s offerings will take interested viewers to Iceland, Japan, Vietnam, South Africa, or even the Messier 87 galaxy.  Prepare to say goodbye to a beloved

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04 Jun 2021

SF DocFest Turns 20 and This Year’s Lineup is Awesome!

Documentaries have always been a staple of film festival programming.  What makes the scrappy San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (hereafter “SF DocFest”) a treasure to SF Bay Area filmgoers is its willingness to take that extra step to show films a little more out there than bog standard documentaries.  Over

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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28 May 2021

Review: “Tell Them We Were Here”

Where can art be found?  The “art as commodity” mentality would have you believe it’s found only on exhibit in institutional settings such as galleries and museums.  Alternately, this mentality says the paintings and sculptures rich collectors buy or sell should definitely be considered art.  But what if art could

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28 May 2021

The Best Of June On Hulu

June means Pride Month, and Hulu’s ready for it.  This month features an acclaimed documentary about transgender teen athletes, a French drama about an elderly lesbian couple, and a new season of a teen dramedy about an out high school athlete. Other highlights of the month include new seasons of

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07 May 2021

The Best New Stuff On Netflix

Ready to check out the new hot titles on Netflix in May? There are new seasons of an animated science fiction adaptation series, an acclaimed comedy/drama featuring Lena Waithe this year, and a Spanish crime thriller where the suspect pool got bigger and the dark secrets nastier. Zack Snyder fans

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30 Apr 2021

The Best Stuff Coming To Hulu In May

Get ready to be surprised in May by Hulu.  Pride Month starts early with a whole bunch of LGBT-themed films, including the Wachowskis’ lesbian crime drama “Bound.” Actress Natalie Morales’ directorial debut shows how the search for an abortion drug in America’s heartland can be the stuff of comedy.  See

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21 Apr 2021

The 1st Livable Planet Film Festival Is Here!

The venerable San Francisco Green Film Festival became a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic shutdowns in 2020.  But Bay Area filmgoing audiences who fear there will no longer be a local showcase for films speaking for the trees, the birds, and other parts of the ecosystem needn’t worry.  The folks

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10 Apr 2021

The Best Stuff on Hulu in April

Many Hulu viewers’ eyeballs will naturally be drawn to either the Oscar broadcast or the arrival of the new season of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” But for those who feel the Elizabeth Moss-led series has devolved into revenge porn, there are things new and old that might be worth your attention

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