‘Poundcake,’ about the media circus set off by a serial killer who targets Brooklyn’s white men, is hilarious. Also worth seeing: Ryan Worsley’s ‘Stand by For Failure,’ about the band Negativland, and ‘Chop and Steele,’ about the creators of the Found Footage Festival.
Jacques Becker’s final film depicts a tension-filled Parisian jailbreak.
Bill Nighy delivers a masterclass in understatement in the movie based on Akira Kurosawa’s ‘Ikiru.’
OK, some of them aren’t technically films, but the rise of streaming and the loss of commercial theaters has scrambled notions of what counts as a movie.
Whether you live on a farm or with a murderous doll — or both! — the SF Indiefest festival has something for everyone.
‘The Hawks and the Sparrows’ — screening at 7 p.m. Saturday — reveals a sense of humor not always evident in the masterful Italian director’s work.
The film opens Friday in Berkeley. Following an assured and sensitive screenplay, Elizabeth Banks stars as a well-heeled woman who finds herself in an awkward and unexpected situation.
‘Make People Better,’ screening at the Roxie Saturday as part of the Green Film Festival, is as much a mystery as it is a documentary.
You can watch ‘The General’ and another silent classic on the big screen at Rialto Cinemas Elmwood for National Silent Movie Day.
Indian director Amartya Bhattacharyya’s film ‘Adieu Godard’ is more than just a tribute. It stands on its own as a beautifully crafted piece of narrative cinema.
Director Shadi Abdel Salam’s 1968 film ‘Al Momia’ (The Mummy) is screening Saturday at the Pacific Film Archive.
Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa’s ‘Babi Yar. Context,’ showing at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, is the one documentary you must see in 2022.