Ethan Hawke

‘Blaze’ tells little-known story of country great

“Blaze,” directed by Ethan Hawke, is a free-flowing, honey-colored, emotionally satisfying ramble…

 

‘King’ takes a fresh look at Elvis and America

The life and death of Elvis Presley is hardly a novel movie…

 

Paul Schrader unusually focuses on spirituality in ‘First Reformed’

The first thing one might notice about writer-director Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed”…

 

‘Valerian’: Dizzy, dazzling, dumb fun in space

Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” sports a…

Acting buoys folk artist Maud Lewis biopic

“Maudie” profiles Maud Lewis, who experienced poverty, physical deformity and domestic woes…

Ethan Hawke compelled by ‘Maudie’s’ female director

Actor Ethan Hawke had a major revelation a couple years back: “It…

SF International Film Festival 2017 major events

BIG NIGHTS Opening night: “Landline,” a 1990s-set comedy reteaming “Obvious Child” director…

Diverse ‘Magnificent Seven’ remake tells an old story well

The new “The Magnificent Seven” -- a remake of the 1960 Western…

Spirited 'Seymour' reveals magic of music, ideas

An octogenarian piano teacher who extols the merits of the soft pedal…

Spierig twins, Hawke ponder time travel in 'Predestination'

Based on a story by Robert A. Heinlein of “Starship Troopers" fame,…

‘Before Midnight’ team works after hours

Directed by Richard Linklater, “Before Midnight” completes a trilogy begun nearly 20…

A new twist on the vampire formula

It might seem far-fetched to suggest that “Dead Poets Society,” the film…