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  • Satellite
    Satellite
    Satellite is a small, micro-budget independent film that went to a bunch of film festivals and got a bunch of great reviews….in 2005. Why is it taking so long to get a proper DVD release? Such is the fate of many small, micro-budget...
  • 'Fury' Dinner Table Scene
    David Ayer describes a pivatol scene in 'Fury'
    Fury is the latest movie from writer/director David Ayer, the man who gave us Harsh Times, End of Watch and Sabotage. This one takes us back to the days of World War II and stars Brad Pitt as Don "Wardaddy" Collier, the commander of a...
  • Penguins of Madagascar
    Movie review: 'The Penguins of Madagascar'
    Each of the three “Madagascar” movies follows a group of lost zoo animals- including Alex the Lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe, and Gloria the hippo—as they try to find their way back home. And in each of the three...
  • Louis C.K.: Hilarious
    Movie review: Louis C.K.: Hilarious
    Landing in Milwaukee, Louis C.K. aims his sarcastic wit and humor on sex, parenting, and more in this uncensored special.Louis starts well enough with some good laughs. Things lag a little as he transitions to more focus on his life and family but...
  • The Long, Long Trailer
    Daily film recommendation: 'The Long, Long Trailer' (1954)
    Airing on TCM November 29 at 5:15 AM ESTThe ground-breaking sitcom “I Love Lucy” had already been on the air for three years by the time its two stars, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, made their second of three movies together, “The...
  • Another Hole in the Head Film Festival
    Another Hole in the Head Film Festival
    Celebrating Independent Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, the Hole in the Head film Fesival runs from December 5th to December 15th at the New People Cinema in San Francisco.Returning for its 11th year, SF IndieFest presents Another Hole In The Head...
  • Penguins of Madagascar
    Penguins of Madagascar: movie review
    All apologies to Ben Stiller and Chris Rock, but let’s fact it—the best parts of Dreamworks’ Madagascar trilogy are the Penguins. Are they good enough to deserve their own movie, though? Sure, I suppose…even if the end...
  • Robin Hood
    Disney Review: 'Robin Hood'
    The story of Robin Hood is one most people know, actually putting it on the same level as the fairy tales adapted by the classic Disney movies. It’s just something that everyone’s familiar with in some fashion, be it through Errol...
  • Try a locally owned art house theater this Small Business Saturday
    Try a locally owned art house theater this Small Business Saturday
    Try an art house theater this Small Business SaturdaySmall Business Saturday has been serving to boost local economies since its inception in 2010. The holiday weekend is just as big for movie going audiences as it is for shoppers. There are film...
  • Jon Stewart
    On this Day in Movie History, November 28, 1962: Daily Show's Jon Stewart born
    On this day, November 28, 1962, American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz) was born.Starting as a stand-up comedian, Stewart branched into television...
  • 'Conspiracy Theory' is fun
    'Conspiracy Theory' is fun
    The recent anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy revived some of the conspiracy theories that always surface this time of year, and the unpredictable nature of the Ebola panic has also generated tales of subterfuge and intrigue....
  • Penguins of Madagascar top pick for Thanksgiving weekend
    Penguins from Madagascar top movie pick for families
    The "Penguins from Madagascar" are in their own movie for Thanksgiving Weekend. It is a top pick for families in movie theaters. The Penguins have been a comedic hit with children and families, since they were first introduced in the...
  • Watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer
    Watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer
    It's finally arrived; our first glimpse in director J.J. Abrahams new "Star Wars" film "The Force Awakens." The new trailer first premiered on iTunes on November 28, 2014. It was preceded by a fake trailer that looked...
  • "Battleground" was the first significant movie about World War II of the postwar era
    "Battleground" review: Wellman's Battle of the Bulge film is a classic
    "Battleground" (1949)Directed by William WellmanWritten by Robert PiroshStarring: Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban, James Whitmore, George MurphyDirector William Wellman's "Battleground" is one of the earliest...
  • The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser is now live
    The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser is now live
    The long-awaited official teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now live online. The new film takes place 30 years after the events from Return of the Jedi.The teaser trailer is 1 minute and 28 seconds long.Not much of the plot is...