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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

SF IndieFest, and A Filmmaker to Watch (Out For)

Joanna Arnow does not seem like the sort of woman to make a film that will rock your world when it comes to sex, identity, and the endless confusion that … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

ROBOCOP Reborn.

ROBOCOP is a laudable rethinking of the 1987 original. Told in broad thematic strokes, it still harbors in its soul a fine dialectic on identity, humanity, and even the reality … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Intimate Stranger

There is no getting around the prurient interest that STRANGER BY THE LAKE evokes. Set entirely on the rocky shore of the titular lake, it teems with beautiful young men … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monumental Intentions

There is a reason that THE MONUMENTS MEN wasn’t released during the awards season. It has its flaws, some worse than others, but the hate it’s getting mystifies me.  My … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

SFIndie, Another Reason to Love San Francisco

SFIndieFest, celebrating its Sweet 16 with a prom. That is in addition to the annual Roller Disco Party, on February 7,  which precedes The Big Lebowski celebration of screening and Lebowski-themed … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Morris Marks A Milestone

It’s not like I play favorites when it comes to interviews, but I know that with Errol Morris, born this day in 1948, there will be none of the canned … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, George!

One of the few times I changed from a journalist into a fangirl was when I talked to George A. Romero, born this day in 1940. This was, after all, … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Labored LABOR DAY

LABOR DAY will leave you craving peach pie and your money back.  Based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, it is a leaden piece of work … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Considering the AMERICAN PROMISE with Michele Stephenson & Joe Brewster

AMERICAN PROMISE, which debuts on PBS’ POV on February 4, 2014, is on my top ten list of films from 2013. It does what a great film should do, make … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment
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