Hannah Arendt

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 Not rated http://www.zeitgeistfilms.com/hannaharendt/ From watching “Hannah Arendt,” we learn that it is possible to  ...

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine 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

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  ...

The 2013 San Francisco Silent Film Festival

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

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 http://www.secretdiscorevolution.com/ This hilarious documentary about the pioneers of many  ...

Before Midnight

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy eight years older and still talking in "Before Midnight" 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  ...

What Maisie Knew

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:  ...

The Company You Keep

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:  ...

My Brother the Devil

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:  ...

Room 237

Room 237 (2013) Directed by Rodney AscherStarring: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli KearnsRun Time: 102 minutes MPAA rating: Not Rated http://www.room237movie.com/ Stanley Kubrick's bold style and themes on human irrationality and control were consistently recognizable throughout most  ...