Films opening Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman portrays Winston Churchill in a film set during the early days of World War II, when…

9 months ago

Federal lawmakers push for new east-west bridge across SF Bay

Federal lawmakers are pushing the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to build a new bridge across the San Francisco Bay, but state…

9 months ago

Anti-cannabis protesters demand recall of Mayor Lee in Chinese newspapers

It was only a year ago that a tiny “Recall Ed Lee” contingent gathered on the steps of City Hall…

9 months ago

The night we drove Yellow around

It was just like the old days. Before the taxi industry went to shit. Back when people still called cab…

9 months ago

SF supervisors criticize PG&E response to Bernal Heights gas explosion

The nearly three hours it took Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to shut off the gas leak  that caused an…

9 months ago

‘Shape of Water’ a gorgeous romance about monsters and outcasts

By now, many know of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro’s Bleak House, the name he has given his museum-sized collection of…

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Offbeat ‘Hope’ describes immigrant experience in Finland

Kindness flows beneath pokerfaced demeanors in the fable-like films of Finland’s Aki Kaurismaki. The writer-director’s “The Other Side of Hope”…

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Obama recalls Hitler, advocates democracy

Even though he didn’t specifically mention Donald Trump by name, President Barack Obama didn’t mince words in a public speech…

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