This Italian film is about a Cosa Nostra loyalist who willingly assassinates his enemies, only to turn on the Italian Mafia when his two young sons disappear.
This week's movies encompasses everything from traditional arthouse fare to the ultra-outré.
Landmark Shattuck Cinemas will once again show the shorts in contention for an Oscar. SF IndieFest has a number of films it is worth crossing the bay for.
See two long-unseen films by Fritz Lang, a Frederico Fellini masterpiece, and a Romanian drama set on the eve of the downfall of the government of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
There's wonderful ensemble acting in a powerful new film about the death penalty. Also opening Friday: the incredible story of a deep thinker and news junkie who was an early adopter of video tech.
Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage, Bradley Whitford, Walter Goggins, Kevin Pollack and Julianna Margulies star in this film that was made a few years ago but failed to find a distributor until recently.
An Italian mob movie, a 'Hitler comedy,' a bleak science-fiction film and a drama about Colombia’s indigenous Wayuu people — just four of John Seal's fave films of the year.
Four interesting films open this week, ranging from a documentary on a Mexican family who drives ambulances to a 1961 film about the Beats.
An appealing documentary focuses on a musical prodigy who spent his life in prison; and a Swedish movie is laden with 70s-style imagery: both part of the Another Hole in the Head film festival.
The Another Hole in the Head film festival, which presents an 'excursion into the realms of science fiction, fantasy, and horror' is showing two of the best films of the year.
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.