Movies and TV

Behind the scenes with great ‘Waves’ director, actors

Trey Edward Shults, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Taylor Russell discuss movie’s unique feel

 

‘Beautiful Day’ an entertaining salute to human kindness

Marielle Heller keeps things real in Fred Rogers biopic

 

Films opening Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

‘At the Heart of Gold’ sheds light on USA Gymnastics scandal

  • Nov 15, 2019

 

‘Marriage Story’ a riveting, moving look at divorce

Noah Baumbach offers gold mine of emotions in heartfelt film

Shia LaBeouf’s screenplay comes to life in ‘Honey Boy’

Director Alma Har’el brings troubled actor’s therapeutic project to film

SF punk band Crime captured at prime in new movie

Doc tells story of pioneering band known for wearing police uniforms

Films opening Friday, Nov. 8

San Francisco-set ‘Collisions’ screens at Roxie

  • Nov 8, 2019

‘Synonyms’ an exhilarating social satire

Nadav Lapid’s film delightfully skewers Israel and France alike

Martin Scorsese’s epic ‘Irishman’ recalls crime classics

Yet drama offers a more reflective, melancholy feel

Edward Norton aims high in ‘Motherless Brooklyn’

Actor writes, directs and stars in noir detective tale

Films opening Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

10th SF Dance film fest begins with ‘Queen + Bejart: Ballet For Life’

  • Nov 1, 2019

Kasi Lemmons describes joys, trials of making ‘Harriet’

Filmmaker calls Tubman biopic a ‘freedom’ film

Rhyming John Lithgow takes on Trump

Author-illustrator’s new satire is ‘Dumpty’

‘Good Doctor’s’ Antonia Thomas touts show’s diversity

Actress visits SF support women of color on TV, in business

Films opening Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

‘Gift’ explores connections between creating art and act of giving

  • Oct 25, 2019

Springsteen contemplates with class in ‘Western Stars’

The Boss makes directorial debut in concert doc

‘Kill Team’ tells tough war story about a hard choice

Director Dan Krauss reshapes his documentary into feature film

‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ looks at atrocious attorney

Doc profiles McCarthy era ruthless top advisor

Films opening Friday, Oct. 19, 2019

S.F. Greek Film Festival begins Oct. 20 with ‘Olympia’

  • Oct 18, 2019

‘The Lighthouse’ a deeply unsettling horror flick

‘Witch’ director Robert Eggers meditates on isolation