Marie Rivière in Rohmer's "Le rayon vert"
A Double Feature of Eric Rohmer Films in San Francisco
May 19-24 at the San Francisco Film Society Cinema
by Beverly Berning
Cinema's greatest moral philosopher, the French filmmaker Eric Rohmer, ...
Nadine Labaki starring "Where Do We Go Now?", a film she also directed and co-wrote
Where Do We Go Now?
Directed by Nadine LabakiWritten by: Nadine Labaki, with Rodney Al Haddid, Thomas Bidegain, Jihad Hojeily, Sam MounierStarring: Claude Baz ...
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
Fiona Gordon and Dominique Abel in "The Fairy"
The Fairy (La Fée) (2011)
Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno RomyScreenplay: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno RomyStarring: Dominique Abel; Fiona Gordon; Philippe Martz French with English subtitlesRun Time: 94 minutes ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Dangerous Method
Directed by David Cronenberg Screenplay adapted by Christopher Hampton from his play "The Talking Cure," and John Kerr's "A Dangerous Method"Starring: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Vincent Cassel, Sarah GadonRunning Time: 99 minutesMPAA rating: ...
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
Yes, it's possible to ...
Directed by Roman PolanskiScreenplay adapted by Yasmina Reza and Roman Polanski from her play "God of Carnage"Starring: Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly and Christoph Waltz Run Time: 80 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
The one time ...
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 ...