In this remarkable, beautifully made film, the intractability of the Israeli/Palestinian divide is explored on a heartbreakingly personal level. Amin Jaafari (excellent Ali Suliman "Paradise Now") is a successful Arab surgeon living comfortably in Tel Aviv with his Palestinian-born, social ...
Written by Margarethe von Trotta and Pamela Katz
Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer
Run time: 109 minutes
In German and English, with English subtitles
From watching “Hannah Arendt,” we learn that it is possible to ...
Written and directed by: Woody AllenStarring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice Clay, Louis C. K., Peter SarsgaardRun time: 98 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13www.sonyclassics.com/bluejasmine
When Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) arrives at her ...
I'm So Excited
Written and directed by Pedro AlmodovarEnglish with Spanish subtitlesStarring: Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Antonio de la Torre, Hugo Silva, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Laya Martí, Paz Vega, Blanca Suárez, Susi SanchezMPAA Rating: Rated R for strong ...
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 ...
The Secret Disco Revolution
Written and directed by Jamie KastnerFeaturing: Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, KC of the Sunshine Band, Michael MustoMPAA Rating: UnratedRun Time: 1 hour 24 min
This hilarious documentary about the pioneers of many ...
Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy eight years older and still talking in "Before Midnight"
Director Richard LinklaterScreenplay by Richard Linklater and Julie DelpyStarring: Julie Delpy, Ethan HawkeMPAA Rating: Rated RRunning Time: 108 Minuteshttp://www.sonyclassics.com/beforemidnight/
Was there ever ...
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: ...
Fady Elsayed and James Lloyd play two brothers in Sally El Hosaini's debut feature
My Brother The Devil
Written and directed by Sally El HosainiStarring: Nasser Memarzia, James Lloyd, Fady Elsayed, Said Taghmaoui, Letitia WrightRun Time: 111 minutesMPAA Rating: ...