I wonder if there is a cinema entomologist around specializing in insects and arachnids on the silver screen.
Today, we’ll pretend to be a movie-loving myrmecologist (and I thought they’d be called “antomologists”). Them! is the giant ant science fiction classic. Contrary to the usual dumb giant bug movies of the 1950s, this one creates genuine suspense, despite its trailer filled with cliché adjectives. Definitely a fun choice.
As Berkeley’s invaluable PFA Theater prepares to move into the new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in 2016, their ever ambitious programming will continue through August 2 before closing for several months. Continue reading →
Local food and farmers are the focus of CUESA’s “Summer Celebration” in San Francisco, the Oakland Symphony celebrates “Bach and Brew,” and a stunning new documentary about Michelin three-star chef Curtis Duffy, For Grace, screens at SF DocFest this week. Continue reading →