The City as Character: EXPERIMENT IN TERROR and PETULIA Make You Look Twice at San Francisco

by Dennis Harvey

Everyone has a favorite San Francisco movie, whether it’s Vertigo  or Mrs. Doubtfire . Later this month, the Castro is showing two 1960s titles that are lesser remembered now, though both were major releases at the time. Together, they provide a couple more fascinating perspectives on a city that alters character with each film it backgrounds. Continue reading