Film & Photography
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
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
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it’s time for the start of the Fall quarter of the Pacific Film Archive (hereafter PFA) programs. This season’s programming offers a mix of both lengthy film series and mini-film series for those who can’t make huge time commitments. Among the subjects
Seeing San Francisco on the silver screen is always a treat—whether it’s old school like Bullitt and Vertigo, something from the 1990s like The Game and Mrs. Doubtfire, or more modern takes like Always Be My Maybe and The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Obviously, there are a ton
Arthouse cinema-wise, the programming stars have aligned on this pre-Labor Day Weekend to bring local viewers a range of films within a common genre. From the Brazilian rainforest to a rural Chinese village to the streets of Los Angeles to a 1950s insane asylum, the films described below offer unique
But Ha and Yi’s documentary isn’t just the story of how Lee got royally screwed by the S.F. criminal justice system. It’s also the story of the movement that arose to clear Lee’s name and get him out of prison. In this pan-Asian community movement (which also included members of the Black community), leftist Asian college radicals worked with conservative Korean grandmothers to seek justice for Lee.
We got to check out the centuries-old craft brewing traditions, and get a taste of San Francisco history, not to mention taste all kinds of great new Anchor beers.
The big reason to be excited about Netflix in August is the debut of the television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic series “The Sandman.” Gaiman’s heavily involved in the adaptation, which looks as if it’ll draw from at least the “Preludes And Nocturnes” and “The Doll’s House” storylines. But even