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  • The Netflix mini-series Tales of the City had its world premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) on April 10. Those not familiar with Armistead Maupin’s franchise are probably too young or are not a fan of San Francisco in the 1970s, a care-free, pre-AIDS city. Tales began in 1976 as a popular […]

  • Booksmart: film review

    May 24th, 2019
    Booksmart: film review

    Booksmart, screened in advance at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), follows the adventures of academic over-achievers and study-buddies Amy and Molly. The besties spent their high school years mapping out the rest of their lives. Amy plans to volunteer in Botswana and complete her studies at Columbia. Molly is Valedictorian and student-body president, […]

  • Halston: film review

    May 13th, 2019
    Halston: film review

    Screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), the riveting documentary Halston introduces Roy Halston Frowick, a country boy from Iowa, who in the 1970s transformed himself into Halston, the superstar fashion designer. A master self-promoter, Halston created an aura of glamour by inviting celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor to runway shows and parties […]

  • The San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) presented a live interview with John C. Reilly followed by a screening of his recent film The Sisters Brothers. In conversation, Reilly explains his penchant for buddy films. Not needing the spotlight, he is more comfortable playing off his co-star. Looking back at his career that’s obvious, examples […]

  • Well Groomed:  film review

    April 24th, 2019
    Well Groomed: film review

    Is that a chicken, ET, or a mash-up of Jurassic Park? No, it’s a dog!  Screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), director Rebecca Stern‘s  Well Groomed takes us into the world of competitive creative grooming, proving art is in the eye of the beholder. The doc follows four women with diverse motivations […]

  • Meet Laura Dern

    April 18th, 2019
    Meet Laura Dern

    We caught up with actress Laura Dern who appeared on the red carpet at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) for a screening of  Trial by Fire. The film tells the true story of death row inmate Cameron Todd Willingham,  executed in Texas for killing his three children despite scientific evidence and expert testimony which exonerated […]

  • WILD ROSE: film review

    April 15th, 2019
    WILD ROSE: film review

    Premiering at the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), Wild Rose gives the audience someone to cheer for. Lead actress Jessie Buckley sings her heart out as aspiring Glasgow country singer Rose Lynn. Did you ever notice that country singers always have the middle name, Lynn?  Anyway, Rose Lynn has a lot of obstacles […]

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