films

04 Apr 2019

AOC, BBC & Claire Denis: Preview Of SFFILM Festival 2019

Broke-Ass readers living in the S.F. Bay Area who want longer immersion in the world of film outside the Hollywood sphere are in luck next week.  April sees the return of the annual SFFILM Festival. Formerly known as the San Francisco International Film Festival, this two week event enters its

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19 Nov 2018

Incredibly Weird Films to See this Holiday Season

GUEST POST BY PETER WONG If it’s entertainingly weird, it’s San Franciscan.  This rule of thumb doesn’t mean the San Francisco holiday season doesn’t have its improvised ice rinks or its Starbucks Christmas Lattes.  But in San Francisco and other simpatico places around the Bay Area, you can cinematically mark

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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11 May 2018

“Life Of The Party” is a Generic, Paint-By-Numbers Comedy

“Life of The Party” Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Julie Bowen, Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Christina Aguilera, Matt Walsh The latest Melissa McCarthy movie is exactly what 90% of Melissa McCarthy vehicles have been. She’s out of her element, does physical comedy, has zany lines that seem improvised and there are pretty

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25 Apr 2018

Review: “You Were Never Really Here” Is A Slow Burning Artsy Conundrum

  “You Were Never Really Here” Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix’s Beard, A Little Girl, An Old Lady, Guys With Hammer Wounds Directed By: Lynne Ramsay “You Were Never Really Here” was both the title of the movie and a reference to missing plot points. Honestly, the plot was thin,

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27 Feb 2017

Seven Movies, Shows, and Docs That Will Get You Woke

GUEST POST BY MARCARILL GALNERMAI Blackish Yes, it’s hilarious. The show finds the humor in pain. Essentially, it’s about a modern day black family raising their children in a multi-generational home. Includes Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Larry Fishburne and Daveed Diggs (who played Lafayette in Hamilton). Reason to watch: Approaches every

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09 Nov 2016

We wanna send you +1 to see Joel Coen in conversation!

Joel Coen is celebrated for his dark and often humorous films, all of which have been written, directed, and produced alongside his brother Ethan Coen. The Coen brothers’ films include cult classics such as The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Raising Arizona, and Blood Simple, among many others.  They have been nominated for thirteen Academy Awards and have won four, including

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11 Sep 2014

Win Tickets To See A Sneek Peak Of The Film: PRIDE

  You are invited to win tickets to catch a sneak peak of the film PRIDE , at the Embarcadero Center on Tuesay, September 16 @ 7:30PM. Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story.  It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike,

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19 Jun 2010

Free Comedy Night at the Oasis

If you’re aching to get over to the East Bay (or your friends living over there are sick of your excuses for never visiting) then Sunday night, the Oasis is the place to be! There will be 3 comedians, 2 screenings, and 1 DJ and a dance party under the

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