Harold Lloyd hanging from a clock in "Safety Last!"
San Francisco Silent Film Festival 2013
July 18-21Castro Theatre, San Franciscowww.silentfilm.org
Last month's series of nine silent Hitchcock films (to be repeated at Berkeley's Pacific Film Archive in August, in ...
A child's view of divorce—Maisie looks on while her parents, played by Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgard, bicker
What Maisie Knew
Directed by Scott McGehee and David SiegelStarring: Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Joanna Vanderham, Alexander Skarsgård, Onata AprileRun Time: ...
Robert Redford bringing the 60s back in his 70s in "The Company You Keep"
The Company You Keep
Directed by Robert RedfordWritten by Lem DobbsStarring: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Nick Nolte, Chris CooperRun time: 125 minutesMPAA rating: ...
Directed by Cate ShortlandWritten by Cate Shortland and Robin MukherjeeStarring Saskia Rosendahl, Kai MalinaRun Time: 108 minutesMPAA rating: Not Ratedwww.musicboxfilms.com/lore
It's the end of World War II, and fourteen-year-old Lore's parents are avid Nazis, so much so ...
The cast of real characters in 56 Up
A Documenary directed by Michael AptedRunning time: 144 minutesMPAA rating: Not Rated
Nearly a half century ago, British director Michael Apted directed "Seven UP," the first of what ...
Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintingnant play a married couple facing life's end in "Amour"
Written and directed by Michael HanekeStarring: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Louis Trintingnant, Isabelle HuppertRun Time: 127 minutesMPAA Rating: PG13www.sonyclassics.com/amour/
The amour in Austrian director Michael Haneke's ...
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 ...