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The latest film releases, reviews and movie theater listings for San Francisco

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The best San Francisco movie theaters

Film buffs rejoice—mainstream multiplexes haven’t stamped out classic San Francisco movie theaters screening indie, retro and art-house fare

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Christopher Nolan interview

As the epic Interstellar hits theaters, we talk to the director about sci-fi, superheroes and secrecy

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Thanksgiving movies

Save room for our handful of cinematic sides, the most excellent Thanksgiving movies to finish off your feast

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Video tribute to crime films set in San Francisco

Something about our fair city—perhaps the heavy fog or ominous hills—seems to lend itself to crime flicks. Did your favorite Bay Area crime movie make the cut?

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The best new movies on Netflix in November 2014

As the weather gets brisker, you’re going to want to have that remote control handy—especially after Thanksgiving’s gut-bust-athon

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New movie reviews: Critics’ picks

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Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s overwhelming, immersive and time-bending space epic, Interstellar, makes Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity feel like a palate cleanser for the big...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Nightcrawler

It's no news to anyone who watches TV—especially local crime coverage—that the beat has devolved into a cesspool of gore, jittery witnesses and "hot...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Gone Girl

Transformed into the kind of wickedly confident Hollywood thriller you pray to see once in a decade, Gillian Flynn's absorbing missing-wife novel emerges—via...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Boyhood

Looking at it one way, Boyhood represents a spectacularly cheap way of saving on actors’ salaries: To capture his rambling yet absorbing Texas family drama,...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Theory of Everything

At its best (which is often), director James Marsh’s affecting biopic of the cosmos-rattling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking plays deftly against schmaltz....

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1

This is the film where it’s all supposed to go horribly wrong for The Hunger Games: With the trilogy’s final book chopped into two, this second-to-last film...

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The 20 best Christmas movies

We count down our all-time favorite Christmas films, from silly Santas to shoot-outs in the snow

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In theaters now

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Dumb and Dumber To

Exactly two decades after Dumb and Dumber first introduced Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne (Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, respectively), cinema’s most...

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Nightcrawler

It's no news to anyone who watches TV—especially local crime coverage—that the beat has devolved into a cesspool of gore, jittery witnesses and "hot...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Foxcatcher

Arrestingly made yet oppressive, Bennett Miller’s feeble-brained sports movie focuses, like the director’s Capote (2005), on a true-life crime story. Mark...

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Rosewater

Often on fire behind his Daily Show desk, Jon Stewart turns out to be a merely okay director, judging from this sincere yet serviceable political drama. It's...

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s overwhelming, immersive and time-bending space epic, Interstellar, makes Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity feel like a palate cleanser for the big...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more
Film

Gone Girl

Transformed into the kind of wickedly confident Hollywood thriller you pray to see once in a decade, Gillian Flynn's absorbing missing-wife novel emerges—via...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more