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Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

STARMAN – Freddie Burretti the Man Who Sewed the World: film review

A young lad named Freddie Burretti met rising star David Bowie at a London pub, and soon afterward became the collaborator and creator of the Ziggy Stardust persona. Burretti’s otherworldly gender-bending costumes were way ahead of its time in the 1970s age of homophobia. What a fantastic life. I wish I could say the same

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Armisted Maupin’s Tales of the City

The Netflix mini-series Tales of the City had its world premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM). Armistead Maupin’s Tales began in 1976 as a popular serialized column in the San Francisco Chronicle. The story...

Friday, 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....

Monday, 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,...

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

The Sisters Brothers: film review

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...

Wednesday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

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