Naomi Watts - breakout performance in David Lynch's Mulholland Drive (2001)

Watch List: Must-see films about Hollywood, fame and filmmaking

It'll be just like in the movies. Pretending to be somebody else.
Jean-Luc Goddard - dead at 91 - French New Wave legend

Au revoir mon ami

Jean-Luc Godard (1930-2022). RIP to the iconoclastic French legend. Devenir immortel… et puis… mourir.
Morten Harket - a-ha - True North film

In Film: a-ha’s ‘True North’ arrives on big screens worldwide September 15

Organizers today announced that a-ha's forthcoming film True North will be released to select cinemas worldwide on Thursday, September 15. Watch the trailer below. The film accompanies the band's new studio album (11th) of the same name, marking the first new collection of new song since 2015's Cast in Steel. Per...
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - Karaoke opening night at The Castro Theatre

‘Karaoke’ opens San Francisco Jewish Film Festival at The Castro Theatre

Director Moshe Rosenthal's Karaoke is scheduled to open the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Now in its 42nd year, the SFJFF opening night will take place at The Castro Theatre (429 Castro St., San Francisco) on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Rosenthal will attend in addition to Lior Ashkenazi (Actor), Lexi Leban...
Benediction Review - Terence Davies - San Francisco International Film Festival

SFIFF Highlights: 892, Benediction, We Feed People

Three must see films from the latest San Francisco International Film Festival.
Free Chol Soo Lee, directed by Eugene Yi and Julie Ha.

CAAMFest will feature in-person events across San Francisco and Oakland after two years of pandemic restrictions

Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) presents its annual film festival May 12 - 22 in San Francisco
Miracle in Milan - Vittorio De Sica

Film Gems: Criterion Collection April Releases

Criterion continues to impress. Their streaming service platform, the Criterion Channel, has built up a veritable war chest of iconic films. If you're a fan of cinema you might want to check out the app on your device of choice. I have it installed on an NVIDIA Shield. There's no...
SFFilm Big Nights include Jamie Sisley’s Stay Awake at the Castro opening night

Indie Film: ‘Stay Awake’ to open 65th San Francisco Film Festival

Alright, alright, alright, it is that time again. The San Francisco Film Festival (SFFilm) is returning for 11 days of groundbreaking films, in-person interviews and community events. After two years of necessary pandemic limitations, some restrictions have been lifted and most of the films will be screened in person at...
Intimate Conversation with Jenny Slate will Precede a Screening of Feature Film Marcel the Shell with Shoes On on Friday, April 22 at The Castro Theatre

SFFILM Festival to honor Jenny Slate with special ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’ screening

San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) today announced that it would honor actor, author and comedian Jenny Slate. A special screening of her film Marcel the Shell with Shoes On will be held on Friday April 22, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. In addition the tribute...
THE DUKE is set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history.

San Francisco Independent Film: Mostly British Film Festival

Like a distant but beloved relative, the Mostly British Film Festival returns to San Francisco for a week in the middle of March. The Festival was founded in 2009 by Ruthe Stein, former entertainment editor for the San Francisco Chronicle. Each year it has grown in popularity and always returns...