Darkest Hour

The 90th Oscars ceremony takes place Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  (Courtesy  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

2018 Oscars Ballot

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, airs live starting…

 

Kristin Scott Thomas and Gary Oldman play Clementine and Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour.” (Courtesy Jack English/Focus Features)

‘Darkest Hour’ cohorts amazed as Oldman becomes Churchill

Joe Wright, director of “Pride and Prejudice,” “Atonement,” “Hanna,” “Anna Karenina” and…

 

Shadowman,  a documentary about pioneering artist Richard Hambleton, who painted startling silhouettes on walls in lower Manhattan and helped spark the street art movement, screens at the Roxie. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman portrays Winston Churchill in a film set during…

 

Youngsters in Ragazzi Boys Chorus appear in their holiday concert in Burlingame Dec. 3, and at San Francisco’s Old First Church on Dec. 10. (Courtesy David Allen)
Youngsters in Ragazzi Boys Chorus appear in their holiday concert in Burlingame Dec. 3, and at San Francisco’s Old First Church on Dec. 10. (Courtesy David Allen)
Ed Ntiri’s “Bayan Al-Rawas” is in “Game Recognize Game,” a show at SOMArts about the power of sports opening with a reception today. (Courtesy Ed Ntiri)
Ed Ntiri’s “Bayan Al-Rawas” is in “Game Recognize Game,” a show at SOMArts about the power of sports opening with a reception today. (Courtesy Ed Ntiri)
Science Guy Bill Nye appears in a Commonwealth Club presentation in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)
Science Guy Bill Nye appears in a Commonwealth Club presentation in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)