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

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The best new movies on Netflix in December 2014

Sometimes you just want to plant it at home on the couch. Fortunately, Netflix comes to the rescue with an especially strong slate of new titles fresh to the platform.

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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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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 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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Christopher Nolan interview

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

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The Interview

Despite making a career of playing slight variations on the same pasty manchild, Seth Rogen (together with longtime collaborator Evan Goldberg) has...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Annie

Updating the title character from the Great Depression to the Great Recession, director Will Gluck’s thoroughly modern Annie is a candied corporate fantasia...

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  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus, more so than any other episode of the Old Testament, is a story that exists in order to be retold. While most of the major milestones on the Jewish...

Time Out says
  • 1 out of 5 stars
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The Babadook

Who would bring a children's book called Mister Babadook, rife with illustrations of toothy terrors peering around bedroom doors, into their home? The answer...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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It's a Wonderful Life

The only Yuletide favourite to pivot around an attempted suicide, Capra’s post-war fable is a fascinating melange of social and personal impulses and the...

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...

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Babadook

Who would bring a children's book called Mister Babadook, rife with illustrations of toothy terrors peering around bedroom doors, into their home? The answer...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more
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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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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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Mr. Turner

Twice before, first with Topsy-Turvy and then with Vera Drake, Mike Leigh has punctuated his bittersweet studies of contemporary life with period dramas....

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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National Gallery

For his latest institutional exploration, the great documentarian Frederick Wiseman turns his inquisitive lens on the employees, patrons and paintings in...

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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It's a Wonderful Life

The only Yuletide favourite to pivot around an attempted suicide, Capra’s post-war fable is a fascinating melange of social and personal impulses and the...

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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