13 Mar 2018

The Death of Stalin May be Banned in Russia but it’s Playin’ in Frisco

It’s not every day you see a comedy about one of the worst mass murderers in human history.   The film made international headlines after the Russian government banned it, (which of course is a godsend to a film’s promotional team), once it came out that the film was banned, interest

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24 Dec 2017

Escaping Christmas in the East Bay

By Amanda Davis The holidays are either the worst or the best time of the year, there is no in between. With all the jolliness, caroling and wallet pain, this seasonal shit can get a tad annoying. If you need a break from all the red and green flashing lights

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25 May 2017

A Broke-Ass Tour of Movies Shot in San Francisco

It’s summer time in San Francisco. That means bitching about the weather, summer time visitors, and summertime visitors bitching about the weather. To help keep you from killing your friends and kin and keep them amused, we’ve got the answer for you – the ultimate cheapo tour. No matter if

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30 Apr 2017

BAS Poetry: Here’s Mine, Now Show Me Yours

Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in his Arts and Culture column. Read on to learn how to be showcased on BAS Poetry. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim As I’ve been reading the incredibly beautiful and raw work from our community, I feel compelled to put my

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20 Mar 2017

How to Make a Movie When You’re Broke

Threesomething is a story of friendship, loneliness, and a botched threesome. It aims to explore the awkwardness at the heart of so many male friendships and expose the kind of feelings we’re not supposed to talk about, much less make movies about. The film is the product of a creative partnership and

Charles Daly - Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 1
14 Nov 2016

Movies to Get You Through This

At this time most of us, 60,467,245 to be exact (as opposed to 60,071,650… HOW DOES THIS MAKE SENSE… ok sorry back to business) are still in shock, disgust and confusion over election night’s results. This is painfully normal right now, but sometimes to alleviate all these uneasy feelings a nice

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14 Sep 2015

10 Movies to Watch Tonight Because No One Can Afford Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week continues until Thursday and if you’re reading this website, you probably can’t afford to go. Don’t feel bad–even people who can afford to go can’t go because invites to the shows at Lincoln Center are harder to come by than that Chanel holographic nail polish that

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14 Aug 2015

A Review of the Porn Documentary ‘Hot Girls Wanted’

Stella May and her mom are having the birth control talk. Stella is visiting home for the first time since she left Texas to do porn in Miami. She tells her mom she isn’t on the pill, but she is taking precautions, ‘Don’t worry, mom,’ she says, ‘The guy does it on you instead of in you.’

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