Frameline 46 Brings LGBTQ+ Cinematic Goodness
What better way to celebrate the Pride Month of June and stick it to the culture warriors of The Homophobe Party (aka the GQP) than by catching some films at Frameline 46? Yes, San Francisco’s annual showcase of LGBTQ+ friendly film returns with a hybrid of in-person theatrical screenings (at
Now Streaming: ‘The Batman’
The most stylish superhero film I’ve ever seen, Matt Reeves’ The Batman is a taut, enthrallingly sexy, pitch black thriller. This is franchise filmmaking taken to task and stripped bare.
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
The Green Film Festival Of San Francisco is Finally Here!
How many environmental-themed film festivals would willingly program a film about homicidal blue jeans? Were this question asked in other parts of the country, the answer would be difficult. Fortunately, here in the City we have the Green Film Festival Of San Francisco (hereafter “Green Film”) which had no qualms
The New Anthony Bourdain Documentary Arrives This Weekend
Last month was the three-year anniversary of the day chef and author Anthony Bourdain took his own life, leaving a rich tapestry and complicated legacy that even today leaves us reflecting on why he chose to leave us. We’ll reflect even more this weekend with fascinating new uncovered footage featured
Even More Great Stuff Playing on Netflix in July
Netflix has not run out of good stuff to show in July. In the second part of this preview, you’ll hear about: a TV mini-series co-created by actress Cate Blanchett; the return of a very wonky superhero series; a deep dive with Laney College’s football team; an Academy Award-winning drama
The Best Stuff on Netflix in July 2020
The sheer number of new offerings this month was just one of the reasons this preview has not come out sooner. Length problems make it necessary to also break the preview into two parts. In this first part, the picks share the common theme of revisitation. There are new takes
You Can Help Support Youth Creativity During COVID-19
With everyone sheltering in place, Youth Beat, a digital media training program in Oakland, quickly switched to a virtual classroom format. And it’s been a real lifeline for many of their students, who are almost all low-income, inner-city Oakland kids who’ve been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Those kids
SXSW, Roxie Theatre, and More Offering Amazing Streaming Movies
Unless your brain’s been melted by the lies of the Orange Skull and/or his enablers, you’re not going to begrudge the need for California’s shelter in place order. However, if you love supporting art film, you might wonder what you can do when the Bay Area’s art house theatres have