Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Ashley Olsen
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Calendar, Night&Day Bad Dad

Bad Dad

Bob Saget is not the wholesome patriarch of an Alamo Square painted lady, but he played one on TV. Later he played himself in a documentary about a famously dirty joke, and suddenly Saget's flair for family-unfriendly comedy was…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Home Entertainment, Game On No Replay for <i>Wii Play</i>

No Replay for Wii Play

From the newest iPod to the Olsen twins' collective waistline, the world loves all things mini. The Nintendo Wii embraces this digestible format once again for Wii Play, a collection of nine easy-to-play minigames that comes bundled with a free…
Tags: , , , , ,
Home Entertainment, Game On <i>Torino</i> It Off

Torino It Off

Ah, the Winter Olympics. The nip of drama in the Alpine air. The purity of amateur competition. Swedish women in full-body spandex. These are all things we enjoy about the winter games. Now for some things we don't: losing to…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Asia Minor

Asia Minor

"Agony and beauty for us live side by side," laments Mameha (Michelle Yeoh), the most successful geisha in Gion. You'll know how she feels: Memoirs of a Geisha, as directed by Chicago's Rob Marshall, is beautiful to look at, but…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, OK Then

What the Fuck, 2005

As Curtis Armstrong's Miles tells Tom Cruise's Joel in the 1983 smash-hit comedy Risky Business, sometimes you just gotta say, "What the fuck." In Joel's case, this phrase is employed with a shrug of the shoulders and a sly smile:…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, OK Then Stop and Smell the Marketing

Stop and Smell the Marketing

Dear Kierston, I don't write or call as often as I should. I always imagined myself being the kind of older brother you'd brag to when you kissed your first boy or you'd call late at night when you were…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Infiltrator Welcome to the Valley

Welcome to the Valley

Editor's note: The following story is rated PG-13 for language and sexual content. Those under 18 must read this while accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. When I was but a little kid, I once asked my dad how…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature Still They Ride

Still They Ride

They came from the corners of the country for this, from Florida, from New England, from Tennessee, and yes, from San Francisco. They came out by the hundreds, maybe more, lining up in numbers large enough to choke off traffic,…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Just One Hitch

Just One Hitch

One should expect little from the man who has directed an Olsen Twins movie (It Takes Two, the one with Steve Guttenberg, no less), Matthew Perry's first Friends-to-film entry (Fools Rush In, its title an apparent nod to audiences who…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, <i>Voice</i> Lessened

Voice Lessened

'Tweener fave Hilary Duff effortlessly maintains her wholesome image in Raise Your Voice, a coming-of-age drama (what else would you expect when the star is all of 16?) that is being marketed as a kind of updated Fame. Whereas director…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature Don't Park There

Don't Park There

Anyone who's spent more than an hour in San Francisco is painfully familiar with our city's schizophrenic parking laws. There are two sets of parking rules in this town: the formal regulations found on the books, and the informal regulations…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, City Limits

City Limits

That sound you hear is the stampeding feet of millions of pubescent and pre-pubescent girls, racing to movie theaters this weekend to catch sisters Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen in their first feature film since 1995's It Takes Two. The Olsen…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, SF Weekly Music Awards 2002

SF Weekly Music Awards 2002

Welcome to the SF Weekly Music Awards 2002! This year, it’s as if the Bay Area music community has finally sighed with relief. Sure, some musicians are out of work, there's still a shortage of rehearsal space, and the authorities…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Stage

Mamma Mia!

Sure, when I was in high school, I hated Abba, but I've come around some since then. The group's shimmery, tinselly pop, with those clanging, slightly out-of-tune pianos, the layered synthesizers, and Anni-Frid and Agnetha's soaring, overdubbed vocals -- it's…
Tags: , , , , ,