Batman

14 Feb 2018

Tim Burton’s Batman at The SF Symphony

Nobody does the Joker like Jack Nicholson, and nobody does a movie soundtrack quite like Prince with Grammy Award-winning musical scores by composer Danny Elfman.  When the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra plays the film’s scores live it brings the entire experience to life and creates an intoxicating and brilliant atmosphere. If

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
27 Dec 2016

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,

Sam Devine 1
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
13 Dec 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams.  If you’re like me (and I know

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
30 Nov 2016

The Best Pseudo-Christmas Movies

Sometimes, especially right after Thanksgiving, you might just not be in the full holiday spirit yet. These following flicks will gently ease you into Christmas more efficiently than Santa trying to squeeze himself down a chimney after a milk and cookies bender

Curtis Schabath 0
07 Sep 2016

Demon, a Spooky Polish Horror Film, is Coming for You

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre, past, present and future. This edition of Bay of the Living Dead is a little late–I’ve been recuperating from the flu. Thanks to a visit to Dr. Frankenstein, I am healed! Moving forward you can look for this

David-Elijah Nahmod 0
27 Jan 2016

Fear and Loathing in NYC: 5 Things We Hate Yet Love About the Big Apple

This place is terrible. No really, it is. I’ve encountered some of the harshest, brutal, no good kinds of denizens that inhabit this city. Whether it is people not saying “Please” or “Thank You” when you are in need of, or giving away a subway seat, to those hipsters living

Zack Daniel Schiavetta 0
19 Mar 2012

Too Broke To Go To The Theater…Or Not

Over the last couple of weeks my co-workers have tried to convince me to hang out with them by going to the movies. I have refused their invites many times. Due to these rejections, they’re currently under the impression that I don’t want to be around them outside of work.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
08 Nov 2011

Gotham City Invades New York City

This past Saturday my friend and I wanted to head down to Occupy Wall Street when suddenly we stumbled upon a Gotham City Police squad car. If you don’t know, filming for The Dark Knight Rises is currently wrapping up in the Big Apple. If you’ve been keeping tabs on

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0