Berlin and Beyond Festival website
17th Annual Berlin & Beyond Festival
by Renata Polt
Back in the day—like, in the 1960s—movie-goers lined up to see the erotic Swedish sensation "I Am Curious Yellow" or the latest films by ...
Directed by Simon Yin
Starring: Linus Roache, Kenneth Tsang, Derek Ting, Richard Ng, Kathy Uyen
Screenplay by Derek Ting
Run time: 96 minutes
MPAA Rating: Not rated
“$upercapitalist” exposes the heady, fast-paced, amoral world of New ...
Al Jazeera footage of the horrors of the war in Gaza permeates "The War Around Us"
The War Around Us
A documentary directed by Abdallah OmeishRun Time: 75 minutes
"Passionate" is hardly the word that comes to mind ...
Will the real Nicholas Barclay please stand up?
The Imposter (2012)
Directed by Bart LaytonStarring: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Frederic Bourdin, Carey GibsonRun Time: 95 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
This strange and intriguing documentary-style film is based on the ...
Farewell My Queen
Directed by: Benoît Jacquot Written by: Gilles Taurand and Benoît Jacquot, based on the novel by Chantal ThomasStarring: Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie LedoyenIn French with English subtitlesRun Time: 99 minutesMPAA rating: Rated R
Louise Brooks as Lulu in "Pandora's Box"
The San Francisco Silent Film Festival
The Castro Theater, San FranciscoJuly 12-15, 2012
by Renata Polt
The thing about silent films, as anyone who saw last year's Oscar-winning "The Artist" knows, ...
The sexagenarian singer/songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young Journeys (2011)
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Starring: Neil Young
Run Time: 87 minutes
MPAA Rating: Rated PG
Neil Young Journeys movie website
"Neil Young Journeys" is an interesting documentary film ...
Juliette Binoche as a journalist researching female prositution in "Elles"
Directed by Malgoska SzumowskaWritten by Malgoska Szumowska and Tine ByrckelStarring: Juliette Binoche, Joanna Kulig, Anaïs Demoustier, Louis-Do de LencquesaingRun Time: 96 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated NC-17
Back in ...
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, ...
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, ...