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—let alone strut around town—in a trench coat. Bogie could pull it off,
We continue to pass on comments from filmmakers, writers and festival directors in response to last week’s Oscar nominations.
by Ruthe Stein Two of Ida Lupino’s strongest films as a director will be shown for free Sunday November 22 at the Balboa Theater in San Francisco. The Bigamist screens at 11 a.m. followed by The Hitch-Hiker at 12:30 p.m. Ida Lupino liked to be called “mother” on a movie set. She even had The […]
Welcome to issue 73 of EatDrinkFilms. This week’s issue brings a variety of responses to the vitality of Anthony Lucero’s Oakland-set movie East Side Sushi. In one of two installments of “Critics Corner” this week, Tien-Tien L. Jong foregrounds the film’s layered approach to tradition and its dedication to a woman’s story, of self-determination, while […]
Read two critical perspectives on Black Mass, by Eddie Muller and Jeffrey M. Anderson.
by Kelly Vance Even as film noir has gained popularity with audiences recently, an old complaint about it surfaces from time to time: That it’s more or less a “boys’ club,”