Film & Photography

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

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

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

19 Apr 2021

‘The Simpsons’ Parodied Morrisey, And Morrissey Is Pissed

Celebrity cameos are nothing new on The Simpsons, as the show is now in its 32nd season. But a celebrity cameo on the new episode of The Simpsons that aired Sunday night has drawn the wrath of pop singer Morrissey, who’s been posting angry rants on Facebook all day complaining

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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

09 Apr 2021

Being Broke-Ass And Going To SFFILM 2021

Around this time last year, the newly imposed Coronavirus lockdowns unfortunately meant cancelling the 2020 edition of the San Francisco International Film Festival (hereafter SFFILM).  Now that the COVID vaccines are really starting to roll out, it’s time to celebrate SFFILM’s return.   This year’s festival features 103 films from

02 Apr 2021

The Best Stuff on Netflix in April

Will April bring rain to this drought-threatened state? Whatever happens with the weather, it’s a certainty that April brings a crop of new movies and series (and even one or two old film classics) to Netflix viewers’ screens. Viewers can look forward to a fantasy-adventure series set in an Imperial

24 Mar 2021

WATCH: The First SF Bay Humpback Whale Video Of 2021 Has Arrived

Humpback whales are back in the San Francisco Bay earlier than ever this year, as a Tuesday, March 9 humpback whale sighting near Tiburon was the earliest a humpback whale has been seen in the SF Bay in modern history. (They typically arrive in late April). And the humpbacks coming

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