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By Tavo Amador | June 4, 2019

Many people regard Vivien Leigh (1913-67) as a figure from Greek tragedy: beautiful, acclaimed, plagued by mental illness, abandoned by her husband of 20 years Laurence Olivier, and living a melancholy existence after their 1960 divorce.

By David Lamble | June 4, 2019

Beginning with blockbuster music specials and ending with the annual San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, the Castro Theatre is jumping in June.


By Brian Bromberger | June 4, 2019

In their heyday (1982-2000), the sophisticated, independent gay personal-professional partnership of Ivory & Merchant was the most successful team in adapting literary classics to film, especially E.M. Forster and Henry James.

By David Lamble | May 28, 2019

Before you know it, LGBT Pride will be upon us in the form of the 43rd Frameline film festival, June 20-30. Here's a preview of some highlights from this legendary queer film showcase.


By David Lamble | May 28, 2019

The lively new documentary "Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation" kicks into high gear 13 minutes in when we hear from Peter Beren.

By David Lamble | May 26, 2019

The 18th San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (SF DocFest), running May 29-June 13 at the Roxie and Brava Theaters and 518 Gallery, is perhaps the finest showcase for nonfiction films this side of Sundance.


By Tavo Amador | May 26, 2019

Tall, dark, handsome, buffed, manly yet sensitive: Rock Hudson (1925-85) was the embodiment of the classic Hollywood hunk in the 1950s and 60s.

By David Lamble | May 14, 2019

A diabolical miscarriage of justice lies at the heart of the explosive Texas-set melodrama "Trial by Fire" from director Edward Zwick, fueled by deft performances from veteran Laura Dern and studly Jack O'Connell.


By David Lamble | May 14, 2019

"The White Crow," now playing at Bay Area Landmark cinemas, is a beautifully mounted biography of a fascinating figure in the dance world

By David Lamble | May 7, 2019

The 37th edition of CAAMFest, formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, includes two LGBTQ shorts programs and a bevy of narrative features and docs on subjects of interest to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.


By Sura Wood | May 7, 2019

Noir fanatics, rejoice!

By Roberto Friedman | May 7, 2019

Possibilities for engagement with the arts and culture of the Bay Area do sometimes seem infinite. Take Out There's last week, for example — please!


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