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Olivia de Havilland, a star still shining

Olivia de Havilland, a star still shining

By Tavo Amador

Olivia de Havilland (b. 1916), the last living star from the 1930s, published "Every Frenchman Has One" (1961) about her life in France following her marriage to Paris "Match" editor Pierre Galante, but has yet to write her memoirs.

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By David Lamble | January 15, 2019

Cannes award-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski recalls the European Communist-era relationship of his composer dad and singer mom in "Cold War."

By David Lamble | January 15, 2019

In the Sundance Film Festival's World Cinema Dramatic Competition, 12 films from around the world offer fresh perspectives and inventive styles.


By David Lamble | January 11, 2019

The Sundance Film Festival was the brainchild of Hollywood star Robert Redford.

By David Lamble | January 8, 2019

"Stan & Ollie" opens in 1953 when, long past their prime, their comedy gems languishing on TV, Laurel & Hardy made a farewell tour through the music-hall circuit.


By David Lamble | January 1, 2019

The Castro Theatre kicks off the new year with a mix of award-season contenders leading up to the theater's annual Film Noir festival.

By David Lamble | December 25, 2018

2018 has proved to be a banner year for LGBTQ-themed films, many screening locally at Bay Area film festivals such as Frameline and Berlin & Beyond. Below, find my picks, a baker's dozen of truly fine films.


By Roberto Friedman | December 18, 2018

This time of year the airwaves are full of Christmas carols and other Yuletide ditties, but Out There's favorite holiday anthem has always been song satirist Tom Lehrer's "A Christmas Carol."

By David Lamble | December 18, 2018

The best 2018 films reflect a striking LGBTQ visibility from singular talents such as rising star Lucas Hedges.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 18, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shines in "On the Basis of Sex," Mimi Leder's new biopic that recreates Ginsburg's years at Harvard Law School and the first case she argued in a courtroom.

By Tavo Amador | December 18, 2018

DVDs are good holiday gift choices, especially for fans of classic Hollywood films.


By David Lamble | December 11, 2018

The dark drama "Ben Is Back" begins with the sudden return of a teenage boy, Ben Burns (slyly disturbing Lucas Hedges) to his suburban home.

By David Lamble | December 11, 2018

This week a Norwegian film delivers a cautionary revenge-of-nature tale that will be hard for many Bay Area residents to resist. "The Quake" (opening Friday) may strike some as a 106-minute preview of coming attractions.


By David Lamble | December 4, 2018

December 2018 at the Castro Theatre is a collection of the fabled cinema palace's greatest hits that should have something for every movie fan.

By Sura Wood | December 4, 2018

An undisputed titan of cinema, Fritz Lang was a genius at luring unsuspecting audiences into his claustrophobic, nightmarish universes.


By David Lamble | November 27, 2018

Now in its 22nd year, the 2018 edition of the New Italian Cinema Film Festival returns with a youth-must-be-served theme.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 20, 2018

The new documentary by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson "TransMilitary" shares the stories of four transgender people who serve in the U.S. military.


By David Lamble | November 20, 2018

In the new culinary film bio-doc "Chef Flynn" (opening Friday), a blond, lightly freckled teenager, Flynn McGarry, is seen working up a head of steam in his family's kitchen.

By David Lamble | November 20, 2018

You have a sense of what you're dealing with when the credits for "Hale County This Morning, This Evening" flash across the screen at the Roxie, where the ambitious, Alabama-shot film opens Friday.


By Brian Bromberger | November 13, 2018

When they turn 80, most people would probably love to look like Jane Fonda, who appears more like 50.

By Sura Wood | November 13, 2018

It would seem to defy the laws of probability that there could still be undiscovered gems in the vaults of Film Noir.


By David Lamble | November 13, 2018

With "Widows," Afro-British director Steve McQueen completes the fourth in his quartet of films on topics that have shaped our modern world.

By David Lamble | November 13, 2018

This time of year is rich with wannabe Golden Globe and Oscar contenders, films that are looking for some box-office love and awards-season hardware.


By Sari Staver | November 6, 2018

The opening-night feature of the SF Transgender Fim Fest is about performer Marsha "Pay it No Mind" Johnson's role.

By Jason Victor Serinus | November 6, 2018

Tom Volf's new documentary "Maria by Callas" is essential viewing for anyone who cares about classical music, opera, the human psyche, or the biases of American media.


By David Lamble | November 6, 2018

Presenting the 2nd Cinematografo International Film Festival. This Asian American-themed event presents an array of films and videos, many with LGBTQ content.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 30, 2018

Based on the memoir by Garrard Conley, "Boy Erased" is an emotionally riveting new film about a young man in Arkansas, a pastor's son, who goes to a conversion therapy camp.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 30, 2018

Rami Malek beautifully channels the late rock star Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody," the new biopic of Queen, the band Mercury (1946-91) fronted.

By David Lamble | October 30, 2018

The Castro Theatre waits until Turkey Month to get back to its best rep programing.


By David Lamble | October 23, 2018

The subject of the new drama "Wildlife" (opening Friday) is achingly familiar to many LGBTQ filmgoers.

By David Lamble | October 23, 2018

Directed by Glenn Silber, "The War at Home" captures how a generation of students at the University of Wisconsin/Madison was radicalized by school authorities complicit in the American war machine.


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