STANDING ASIDE, WATCHING

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Billed as a Greek western revenge film, the premise sounds promising. Well, they either have a different definition of western revenge or they utterly failed in their mission…

Posted on May 18, 2014 in Festivals, Reviews by

SOUL FOOD STORIES

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Tonislav Hristov doesn’t exactly promote female oppression, but the tone of his film is so happy-go-lucky that it almost feels like misogynist propaganda…

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Reviews by

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD LINKLATER / “BOYHOOD”

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL EVENT! On Friday, May 2nd, the 57th Annual San Francisco International Film festival presented director Richard Linklater with their Founding Director’s Award. [They] decided to make a night of it, with “An Evening with Richard Linklater” at the Castro Theatre…

Posted on May 15, 2014 in Festivals by

CLUB SANDWICH

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Fernando Eimbcke takes the fleeting adolescent vacation romance a step further by showing how coming-of-age can affect the parents who are powerless to stop it…

Posted on May 12, 2014 in Reviews by

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WRAP-UP

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL! Almost everything I saw fell somewhere between great and fantastic, with only a couple of duds in the mix…

Posted on May 9, 2014 in Festivals by

SOUTH IS NOTHING

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Karlvist, bearing the brunt of the screen time, deftly wields the emotional weight of the linguistically sparse script…

Posted on May 7, 2014 in Reviews by

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

Spring in lovely San Francisco, CA may not sound like the ideal time to hide yourself away in a windowless room for hours on end. But film lovers clamoring to be the first to discover the next great indie film will be richly rewarded by choosing darkness…

Posted on April 24, 2014 in Festivals by

2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FEATURES COMPETITION PROGRAMS

The Annual 57th San Francisco International Film Festival, running April 24-May 8, 2014, has announced the films selected for the feature competition programs…

Posted on March 6, 2014 in Festivals by