Movies and TV

A fictional painter, real-life film critic light up the screen

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire,’ ‘Art of Pauline Kael’ new at the movies

92nd annual Academy Awards winners

South Korean film ‘Parasite’ earns four top honors

Complete Oscar ballot for 92nd Academy Awards

From acting to visual effect nominees, here’s the full list

  • Feb 7, 2020

Film lovers host SF Oscar-watching parties

Offerings range from ‘glamming’ to slamming

Codes of silence abound in ‘Assistant,’ ‘Traitor’

Office- and Mafia-set films have commonalities

Harley Quinn and her gang are lovable psychopaths in ‘Birds’

Margot Robbie gives inspired, wacky performance in title role

  • Feb 6, 2020

Oscars 2020: Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s show

There’s no host, and few people of color nominated

  • Feb 5, 2020

Hidden gems of Mostly British film fest

Movies from the UK, Ireland, Australia and more in 12th annual program

Strong actresses in SF for Berlin & Beyond film fest

Plentiful premieres at annual German cinema showcase

‘Rhythm Section,’ Oscar shorts are slow and serious

Off pacing, heaviness characterize January 2020 releases

SF IndieFest offers films of local interest

Docs, comedies set in The City, or by Bay Area directors, screen at the Roxie

Films opening Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Star-studded cast in fact-based ‘Last Full Measure’

  • Jan 24, 2020

Wild times in ‘Color Out of Space,’ ‘Citizen K’

Nicolas Cage goes nuts, Mikhail Khodorkovsky tells all

‘Life’ doesn’t have to be ‘Miserable’

Three new movies do their best to live up to their disparate titles

Real Housewife Kelly Dodd returns to The City

Orange County reality star spent quality time in SF

‘Joker’ tops this year’s Oscar nominations

‘1917,’ ‘Irishman,’ ‘Once Upon a Time’ close behind

  • Jan 13, 2020

Films opening, film programs for Jan. 10, 2020

Coven film fest, with shorts and features by women and non-binary directors, at Roxie

  • Jan 10, 2020

‘Clemency,’ ‘Just Mercy’ are moving death row dramas

Alfre Woodard, Jamie Foxx star in affecting prison films

Formulaic ‘Underwater’ can’t escape the influence of ‘Alien’

But Kristen Stewart appeals in horror thriller

  • Jan 9, 2020

Women gave voice to 2020 Golden Globes’ most political moments

Patricia Arquette, Kate McKinnon, Michelle Williams make pointed statements