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Two-Week SF International Film Festival Kicks Off At Castro

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The annual San Francisco International Film Festival opens its 59th season Thursday with new venues and 173 films, including a full range of documentaries and narrative features, short films, tributes, awards, live performances, and of course, actor and filmmaker attendees. 427 more words

News

Castro Theatre Screens David Bowie Classic With Special Guest

Two months after his sudden and untimely passing, the San Francisco tributes to iconic rocker David Bowie continue with this special event at the Castro Theatre Saturday night. 428 more words

Arts & Culture

Hollywood Before the Code - "Three on a Match" (3/2) and "Safe in Hell" (3/9)

Three on a Match (1932; Dir.: Mervyn LeRoy)

GRADE: B

Safe in Hell (1931; Dir.: William Wellman)

GRADE: B+

By Daniel Barnes

*The Hollywood Before the Code series… 535 more words

Features

Women flout social norms in Hollywood Before the Code

by Pam Grady

“Every train carries its cargo of sin,” says the Rev. Mr. Carmichael (Lawrence Grant) as the journey gets underway in Shanghai Express… 1,143 more words

Films

EatDrinkFilms Presents Hollywood Noir Classics

ART? IN HOLLYWOOD?

by Gary Meyer

On Friday night, January 29, Noir City and EatDrinkFilms present two film noir classics, set behind the seamy back doors of the Hollywood studios, at San Francisco’s Castro Theatre. 615 more words

Films

Catching Up with the Czar of Noir at Café du Nord

by Thomas Downs

In early January my old friends Randall Homan and Al Barna called to see if I wanted to go out for a night on the town. 1,678 more words

Films

Through a lens darkly...

by Michael Fox

Good news, noir aficionados: It’s raining. During our hot streak of parched winters, it took a certain panache to attend Noir City… 875 more words

Films