Cory Finley’s script, Lyle Vincent’s vivid cinematography and musical interludes chosen by Erik Friedlander combine to offer a witty but devastating portrait of upper-class suburban life where financial wealth outweighs other concerns.
Stark Insider In Culture: reviewing Paul McGuigan's Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool. Much has been written about Gloria Grahame (1923 – 1981), the so-called “suicide blonde” and “bad girl of film noir.” Descended from English royalty and bred for acting at an early age, she distinguished herself on film, in stage...
An acknowledged jazz tap maestro, Savion Glover first performed at SFJAZZ (then called Jazz in the City) in 1989 at age 15.
‘The Post’ and the Battle Between Journalist and Government: Meryl Streep’s performance reason enough to see Spielberg’s new film
What is your duty as a citizen, and to whom is it owed?
The Bay Area’s favorite holiday tradition returns as American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presents the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. Now in its 41st year at A.C.T., A Christmas Carol welcomes the return of James Carpenter as Ebenezer Scrooge and Ken Ruta as the ghost of Jacob Marley. Last weekend...
The enthusiastic San Francisco audience went “crazy” with excitement.
"These artists are going to change opera."
In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.
And don’t forget the classic soundtrack ranging from Duke Ellington and Pharoah Sanders to George Clinton Jr. and Marvin Gaye.
Stephen Frears’ latest film, Victoria and Abdul, is a sequel of sorts to John Madden’s Mrs. Brown from 1997. Both films feature the incomparable Judi Dench as a widowed Queen Victoria, lifted from her deeply held grief by a bold and captivating male servant. Both films are firmly based...