Better This World

Better This World Documentary by Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega Run time: 90 minutesMPAA rating: Unrated The powerful award-winning documentary “Better This World” follows two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas, as their world spins  ...

The Cult of Beauty, SF

Frederic Leighton's "The Sluggard" (1885) on exhibit at San Francisco's Legion of HonorPhoto © by Emily S. Mendel The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900 Legion of HonorFine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFeb. 18 to June 17, 2012  ...

The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" The Iron Lady Directed by Phyllida LloydWritten by Abi Morgan Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Richard E. Grant Run Time: 105 minutes Rated: PG-13 http://www.theironladymovie.co.uk/blog/ Yes, it's possible to  ...

Downton Abbey, Season 2, PBS

‘Downton Abbey’: Season 2 on PBS Masterpiece Classic Written and created by Julian FellowesDirected by Ashley Pearce, Brian Kelly, Andy Goddard, James Strong and Brian PercivalStarring: Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan StevensMasterpiece on PBS stations,  ...

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Ray (left) and Charles Eames photographing a model for their "Mathematica" exhibitionPhoto © 2011 Eames Office LLC ‘Eames: The Architect and the Painter’ Produced by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey Written by Jason Cohn Narrated by James Franco  ...

Hugo

‘Hugo’ Directed by Martin ScorseseScreenplay by John Logan, adapted from the Brian Selznick's book, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret"Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron CohenOriginal music by Howard ShoreRunning time: 127 minutesMPAA rating: PG  ...

Woody Allen: A Documentary, PBS

‘Woody Allen: A Documentary’ Two-part documentary on American Masters, PBSWritten and directed by Robert WeideInterviewees include Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Scarlett Johansson, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn, Chris Rock, Owen Wilson, Leonard Maltin, Letty Aronson (sister/producer), Marshall Brickman (co-writer),  ...

Masters of Venice, SF

"Allegory of Mars, Venus and Cupid," by Paris Paschalinus Bordone, ca. 1560, oil on canvasPicture courtesy of the deYoung Museum Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power from Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum de Young Museum, San  ...

Page Eight, PBS

'Page Eight,' PBS Masterpiece Contemporary Written and Directed by Sir David HareStarring Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Judy Davis, Felicity JonesSunday, Nov. 6, 2011, 9–11 p.m. ET/PTPBS, Masterpiece Contemporary “Page Eight” is a contemporary spy  ...