This “absolutely terrific” Italian suspense film, produced by a major studio, isn’t getting the wide release it deserves.
This week: A documentary about a scurrilous, hugely popular supermarket tabloid; an uneasy absurdist comedy; and 34 minutes of essential viewing for punks young and old.
A family reels after a single mother is detained by ICE in this locally produced gem set in San Francisco.
A British New Wave classic starring Kim Stanley as a psychic at Pacific Film Archive, plus 80s-sitcom-style weirdness.
Mariano Llinás’ film ‘La Flor’ runs well over 14 hours, but this critic can’t wait to see it again; meanwhile one of the nastiest men of the 20th century is the subject of a documentary by director Matt Tyrnauer.
Despite its only partially satisfying conclusion, this horror flick is a must-see for genre fans this Halloween season.
“It’s a miracle that we have a film,” said the Frame of Mind founder on her Dalai Lama documentary.
There have been films about the migrant experience, but few if any told from the perspective of the migrant and none with the impact of Midnight Traveler. Also: a late-period silent film from China.
An enigmatic film that won Best First Feature award at this year’s Frameline festival, and a Swedish movie that proves foreign filmmakers make formulaic movies too.
Opening this week: A quiet drama about life in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, one of the greatest British films of the 1960s and a screening with Burning Man co-founder John Law in attendance.
T. Christian Miller of ProPublica first wrote about an uninvestigated rape in 2015. The story has been turned into an article, a radio show and a book. Now it’s on television.
An American indie with underlying honesty, and a documentary, ‘The Life and Times of Molly Ivins’.