I bring back my job-hunting column to report on recent frustrations and one wonderful bit of feedback.
I'm a native San Franciscan (we're being hunted to extinction) who is also an actor, writer, and lots of other stuff. I'll talk about those things along with books, plays, films, videogames, finding a job in one of the most populous cities in the US, and why "Muppet Babies" was the greatest television show of all time (better even than "F Troop").
The now-virtual festival closes on a down note with a “rednexsploitation” tale starring Sean Penn’s son.
Quiet character work and stunning cinematography make a fine, small drama from Japan.
Grindhouse flick with four chicks whose arms are chopped off for gladiatorial weapons. What else is there to say?
An intimate story about a changing San Francisco makes for one of the best films of the still-young year of 2021.
Jennifer Sharp’s Hollywood satire is two interesting films that make up a single uneven film.
Grace Horvat’s ultra-violent feminist-revenge satire of Hollywood deserves all the buzz it’s generating.
SF Ballet’s second show of their digital season is a hit-and-miss collection of two classics and one new short film.
The gripping true story of Fred Hampton’s final days gets a dull adaptation that does the story no justice.
This fascinating hour-long documentary highlights the art (and necessity) of being an independent Black mortician in an increasingly gentrified world.