The word “film” continues to be used as part of film festival titles and in everyday conversation. “Let’s go to a film tonight.” But rarely are you going to see a movie on “film” anymore.
Getting Inside the Head of an Alamo Drafthouse Film Programmer By David Robson On Sunday, March 5, Kodak joins forces with the Alamo Drafthouse chain (and many other movie theatres around the country) to celebrate Reel Film Day. This new event confirms Kodak’s commitment to 35mm film as an exhibition (as well as preservation) format, […]
by David Robson For nearly 20 years, film-and-video curator Joel Shepard has programmed one of the country’s best film programs at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Shepard’s new series is Gothic Cinema: Darkness and Desire, which spotlights the moody shadows, doomed love and nightmarish atmospheres of Gothic films from more than several […]
by David Robson There was a time when Tadanobu Asano was known in the United States as “the Japanese Johnny Depp.”
Read two critical perspectives on Magic in the Moonlight (2014, Woody Allen) , from David Robson and Michael Fox. Magic in the Moonlight opens in San Francisco at the Clay Theater and the Century 9 on Friday, July 25, and throughout the Bay Area on Friday, August 1.