Film & Photography

23 Sep 2020

Mr. HoleHead’s Weird and Warped Film Festival Begins!

Is it insanity or is it really possible to hold an entire film festival via the Zoom app?  The curious can find out by checking out the inaugural edition of Mr. HoleHead’s Warped Dimension (hereafter Mr. HoleHead), which runs September 24-29, 2020 on Zoom. The folks behind this six day

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21 Sep 2020

How to Make Virtual Festivals Way Better

Burning Man went virtual this year, and we all learned a lot in a hurry. It wasn’t the first festival to go all-online (Outside Inside Lands streamed on Twitch this year, and Glastonbury’s Shangri La went virtual as Lost Horizon), but virtual Burning Man certainly raised the bar for sheer size and audacity. Sure, there were performances, but Burning Man and events like it are about exploring places, art, and people. It’s close, but not there yet for me.

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11 Sep 2020

Even More Great Stuff to Watch on Netflix in September

Want star power, taco porn, or even Jewish French stoner comedy?  The second half of this September on Netflix has these and more.  Hotly anticipated films and series sees Tom Holland taking on rural Ohio evil, Millie Bobby Brown starring in a feminist take on Sherlock Holmes, and Sarah Paulson

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04 Sep 2020

For Those Missing Burning Man, There’s a Video of a Burn Barrel on The Playa

You know how at Christmastime there’s that channel that’s just a Yule log burning for a like a week straight? Well, local artist Shalaco has created one for Burners who are missing the Playa this year. Titled “Burn Barrel on Open Playa Burning Man Style ASMR” and running for 40 minutes

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04 Sep 2020

North Beach First Friday Art Walk Relaunches Tonight w/Safety Precautions

Here’s something to be excited about: an outdoor, socially distanced, art walk is going down in North Beach tonight (9/4)! Working with the City, the folks from North Beach First Fridays have secured permits to partially close Grant Avenue and Green Street for tonight’s event from 5pm-9pm. As Romalyn Schmaltz, one of

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04 Sep 2020

All the Best Stuff on Netflix in September

The first part of this September on Netflix is bursting with lots of good stuff.  There’s an acclaimed drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan.  There’s another chance to binge the cinematic adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown.  Or try a Slamdance award winner about an aspiring filmmaker’s return

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31 Aug 2020

SF DocFest 2020 Preview

Coronavirus concerns have curbed holding the 19th annual San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (aka DocFest) live.  So this year DocFest attendees will have to do without drinking parties at a nearby Mission District bar or opportunities to meet a filmmaker in real life.   Fortunately, despite a general lack of live

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14 Aug 2020

Even More of the Best Stuff on Netflix This Month

In TV terms, August is a great month for catching up on series you’ve heard about but haven’t seen yet.  The second half of Netflix’s August offers a chance to catch well-regarded sequels to “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and the original “The Karate Kid.”  Or for those who wonder how

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