Directed by: Tanya WexlerWritten by: Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer from a story by Howard GenslerStarring: Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhall, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Rupert EverettRunning time: 95 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
In the 1880s, ...
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Directed by John MaddenWritten by Ol Parker, from the novel "These Foolish Things," by Deborah MoggachStarring: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Dev PatelRunning time: 124 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13
Directed and written by Frederick WisemanRunning time: 128 minutesMPAA rating: unrated
Frederick Wiseman, now in his 80s, is one of the most esteemed of documentarians. His technique, focused on subjects as diverse as high schools, public ...
Books, new and used, are among the thousands of items at the White Elephant SalePhoto courtesy of the Oakland Museum
Shopping Safari: The Oakland Museum’s White Elephant Sale
Sale of donated items to benefit the Oakland MuseumSponsored by the ...
Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Sander
The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo
Directed by David FincherWritten by Steven ZaillianStarring: Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher PlummerRun Time: 158 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
Soon after the 2009 Swedish film of Stieg ...
'Young Goethe in Love'
Directed by Philipp StölzlWritten by Christoph Mueller and Alexander DydynaStarring Alexander Fehling, Miriam Stein, Moritz BleibtreuRunning time 102 minutesMPAA rating— Not ratedwww.younggoetheinlove.com
Both the English title and the original German one--"Goethe!"--give clues as to ...
Art & Architecture
Studio image of Houdini in chains, circa 1905Photo courtesy of Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library
‘Houdini: Art and Magic’
Images, film clips, and artifacts from the life of Harry HoudiniContemporary Jewish Museum, San FranciscoThrough Jan. 16, 2012
The Eloquence of Silence: The San Francisco Silent Film Festival
The San Francisco Silent Film Festival takes place at the Castro Theater July 14th - 17th. For more information, check out the festival's website at www.silentfilm.org.
Half the ...