Movies and TV

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

Films opening Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

‘Ground Beneath My Feet’ an acclaimed psychothriller by Marie Kreutzer

  • Oct 11, 2019

Ang Lee speaks about technology, humanity in ‘Gemini Man’

Great effort went into making lifelike Will Smith clone

Films opening Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

‘Midnight Traveler’ tells truly story of a family’s escape from Afghanistan

  • Oct 4, 2019

‘Woman Who Loves Giraffes’ a long delayed tribute

Doc brings Anne Dagg’s 1950s South Africa studies to light

‘Joker’ a dark, gritty, powerful drama about rage

Joaquin Phoenix plays title character with intensity

‘The Year I Did Nothing’ tells funny, familial, political tale

Film looks at Philippines revolution from personal perspective

Films opening Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Teng Congcong’s lauded ‘Send Me to the Clouds’ at 4-Star

‘Death of Dick Long’ offers more than just laughs

Edgy rural comedy also has tender moments and food for thought

See, listen to ‘Sound of a Wild Snail Eating’

SF Green Film fest screens evocative short

Renée Zellweger takes ‘Judy’ over the rainbow

Star soars in late-career portrait of troubled entertainer

‘Ms. Purple’ a marvelously moody drama

L.A.’s Koreatown is setting of evocative Justin Chon film