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

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New to Netflix in January 2015

Netflix’s January releases are here, so get ready for some serious couch time

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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,...

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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A Most Violent Year

In little over three years and three features, writer-director J.C. Chandor has launched himself into the rare company of uncompromising filmmakers with more...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Blackhat

The gods of cyberwar have been busy of late, dislodging a steady stream of Hollywood gossip and spinelessness that could choke a horse prone to bitchy...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Still Alice

Alzheimer’s disease is a Greek tragedy: Preordained by genetics (if not the Fates themselves), the neurodegenerative disorder is an unfathomably cruel death...

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The Duke of Burgundy

Britain’s Peter Strickland is a star student of ’70s Eurotrash: He loves screamy Italian giallos and the kind of soft-focus lesbian cuddling that titillated...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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American Sniper

Just as only Nixon could go to China, only Clint Eastwood could make a movie about an Iraq War veteran and infuse it with doubts, mission anxiety and...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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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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Still Alice

Alzheimer’s disease is a Greek tragedy: Preordained by genetics (if not the Fates themselves), the neurodegenerative disorder is an unfathomably cruel death...

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

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Selma

Do we dare watch Ava DuVernay’s civil-rights drama as a mere piece of historical re-creation (expert though it is), and not as a newscast of what’s happening...

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  • 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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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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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...

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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