An 80-year-old unsolved double murder from 1892 gets a new cinematic outing in this quiet, decent film.
A lighthearted Ingmar Bergman film — who knew? And if you're a fan of felines, you'll want to check out the First Annual New York Cat Film Festival Thursday.
Suspenseful to the last reel, 'Le corbeau' (The Raven), by Henri-Georges Clouzot, whose work has been compared to that of Hitchcock, is screening at BAMPFA on Saturday and Sunday.
There's a surfeit of cinematic goodies out there as we go into the Labor Day weekend.
'We the Animals' is an intelligent, quietly effective feature with enough drama to hold your attention; plus: a rare 'Tristan und Isolde' screening at Berkeley City Club.
Highly recommended: Based on a true story, 'The Captain' tells the story of a chronic grifter who did whatever was necessary as WW2 waned to save his own skin.
The Swiss director's movies have been out of circulation for 20 years, which makes BAMPFA's upcoming series, 'Subtle Subversion: The Films of Alain Tanner,' all the more welcome.
Berkeley High grads Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs have crafted a deeply intelligent, well-written drama with comedic overtones that's going to make waves come awards season.
If you doubted Iran capable of producing feminist cinema, doubt no longer, and go see 'Ava;' Iceland’s 'Undir trénu' (Under the Tree), however, is a letdown.
Two excellent documentaries open Friday: one, an original new take on Elvis Presley; the other, a look at a curious human interest story that turned into something darker.
The new western, 'Damsel,' is lovely to look at and delightful to listen to, except when its characters open their mouths.
Two films to see this weekend: a French one about the dynamic between a teacher and her students, and a documentary about an iconic fashion designer.
The SF festival plants its East Bay flag at Rialto Cinemas Elmwood over the weekend with a generous selection of ten films. Here's the skinny on three of them.