Film & Photography

17 Oct 2022

The United Nations Association Film Festival Turns 25!

Now that the Mill Valley Film Festival has finished celebrating its 45th edition, it’s time for another San Francisco Bay Area film festival to celebrate its reaching a milestone.  This particular festival happens to be one of the U.S.’ oldest documentary-only film festivals, and this year it celebrates turning 25. 

14 Oct 2022

The Beautiful Freaks at Stuart’s 20th

Last night there was a party. A party of freaks, geeks, and artists.  A dance floor full of burlesque dancers, bartenders, and buskers.   A crowd of cacophonists, comedians, cooks, clowns, caterers, and commies.  Politicians, perverts, queers, teachers, writers, progressives, punks and every kind of beautiful San Franciscan one could hope

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10 Oct 2022

Halloween Movie Timeline Continuity Explained

The Halloween franchise is (probably not) ending with the release of Halloween Ends, a sequel to last year’s Halloween Kills, Halloween (2018), and Halloween (1979), but not Halloween (2007), Halloween II (either of them), or any other sequels and remakes. The franchise has a long history of omitting films from the continuity of new sequels, and after thirteen movies, the timelines are a tangled mess that need explanation. Spooky spoilers ahead!

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07 Oct 2022

Mill Valley Film Festival Turns 45!

Readers may have missed seeing the 45th edition of the Mill Valley Film Festival (hereafter “MVFF”) opening with “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.”  However, fall’s biggest and oldest film festival still runs through to October 16, 2022 at such core venues as the Smith Rafael Film Center, the CineArts

07 Oct 2022

Get Drunk, Watch Cool Movies At Drunken Film Festival

The fifth annual festival is October 9th-14th, 2022. You betcha. Another free week of world-class short films in your favorite Oakland bars!

06 Oct 2022

S.F. Indie Fest Takes Over The Roxie Theater

This October sees the coming of the U.N. Association Film Festival, the Drunken Film Festival, and of course that proverbial 800-pound gorilla of film festivals, the Mill Valley Film Festival.  The folks at S.F. Indie Fest have contributed to this month’s cinematic bounty by offering not one but two film

04 Oct 2022

All The Cool Stuff Coming To Hulu In October 2022

Of course October being Halloween month means Hulu offers scary tales or other stories honoring the season.  So this month includes a Halloween special featuring the “Solar Opposites” crew, a remake of “Hellraiser” with “Sense 8”’s Jamie Clayton as Pinhead, and the long-awaited anime version of “Chainsaw Man.” Among the

03 Oct 2022

All The Great Stuff Coming To Netflix In October 2022

October sees Netflix truly getting into the Halloween spirit.  There are new horror series from directors Mike Flanagan and Guillermo del Toro.  Animator Henry Selick teams up with Jordan Peele for a new film.  Even “Nailed It” makes a nod to this spooky month. For those who want something more