Film & Photography

cover photo; shang chi pulls the "stop requested" cord amid a bus fight scene in "shang chi and the seven rings"
22 Nov 2021

SF Muni Operator Breaks Down the Shang-Chi Bus Fight, Play-by-Play

One Muni operator’s analysis, fact-checking, and commentary on what the SF Chronicle described as the ‘second-best San Francisco car chase of all time‘ has won over the hearts of Marvel enthusiasts and public transit advocates alike. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings features a martial arts fight scene

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22 Nov 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Has Some Surprisingly Scary Moments!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Who Ya Gonna Call? The new film Ghostbusters: Afterlife (in theaters on Friday, November 19) is a direct sequel to the first two films in the franchise. Though it offers a fair amount of comedy, as is expected

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17 Nov 2021

These are the Spicy Differences Between the Two Dune Movies

I have never read Dune. But as a fan of David Lynch and sci-fi, I have seen the original film enough to be excited about Denis Villeneuve’s remake. Dune’s famously complex plot comes with the names of so many planets, politicians, prophecies, civilizations and nobles that it makes Westeros politics

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16 Nov 2021

The Best Experimental Adventures to Go On This Week

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. From cutting-edge technology to new riffs on classic films, The Bay is full of entertaining experiments to try out this week! Whether you’re looking for musical-comedy

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09 Nov 2021

The Best Dates You Can Go on This Weekend (Alone or With Others!)

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. Lucero is coming to the UC Theatre! Since forming in late the ‘90s, this group of Memphis road-dogs has mixed heartfelt lyrics with the sounds

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09 Nov 2021

San Francisco Transgender Film Fest: Going Strong Since 1997

“Pinch me! It feels miraculous!” says Shawna Virago, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival. The festival has been around since 1997, and is still going strong 24 years later. The festival returns with its latest offering of short films, and will stream online from Nov. 11-14. And

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02 Nov 2021

Dance Right Into This Week’s Best Events!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. This week is one for all you dance-lovers, from world premieres to live performances to films and DJ dance parties, from hip hop to cumbia

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29 Oct 2021

All The Cool Stuff Coming To Netflix In November

Netflix in November resembles a bountiful Thanksgiving table, with something for everyone. There’s a classic Bill Murray farce. Robert Greene brings a new take on Catholic sex abuse. An action adventure blockbuster starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot pops up. The director of “Train To Busan” helms a

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