Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Rob Nilsson
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Calendar, Night&Day A Black and White World

A Black and White World

Raise a tall glass as another bombastic Hollywood summer comes to an end, not with a bang but with a bomb: After four months of crassness and carnage, the movie listings at last herald the return of substance and sanity.…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Feature Bay Area Filmmakers

Bay Area Filmmakers

History is written by the winners, which in our culture means those with big bucks and media access. So George Lucas, a successful businessman with an interest in movies, has produced a two-hour history of Bay Area filmmaking cutely titled…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Reel World

Journey Into Fear

The day before he hopped a plane for the world premiere of Rob Nilsson's Attitude, screening as part of a tribute to the East Bay director at the Hong Kong International Film Festival, lead actor Michael Disend dropped me an…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Reel World

Fun Down There

Indie filmmaker Todd Wilson's gay romantic comedy, Under One Roof, boasts an abundance of male frontal nudity. But unlike studio pictures for "mature audiences," which slice frames out of too-revealing scenes to satisfy MPAA directives, Under One Roof went out…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Video Killed the Celluloid Star

Video Killed the Celluloid Star

About six months ago the organizers of the Mill Valley Film Festival found themselves with a potential classification controversy on their hands: Dozens of entrants who had shot their works in digital or beta formats had, it seemed, brazenly placed…
Tags: , , , , ,
Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best Free Film Acting Class

With Sundance and Cannes award-winning film director Rob Nilsson as your thespian guru, how can you lose, especially when no cash is required for enrollment? Would-be film starlets and aspiring stage stars alike can perfect their Method acting skills in…
Tags: , , , ,
Film,

Reel World

The Exterminating Angel Sure, the French pull it off, but politics and culture are generally best kept far apart. Consider Willie Brown's awkward appearance the other night at the S.F. International Film Festival tribute to Mexican director Arturo Ripstein. Presumably…
Tags: , , , ,
Calendar, Halloween

Night Crawler

Downtown Hustle In the opening scene of Chalk -- the most recent indie film directed by local Cassavetes zealot Rob Nilsson -- a petty bar hustler walks through a smoke-filled pool hall. The sequence begins in slow motion, thick, druggy,…
Tags: , , , ,
Film,

Zoom Lens

A Town Has Turned to Dust What happens when hard-boiled East Bay filmmaker Rob Nilsson (Heat and Sunlight, Chalk) meets long-departed Twilight Zone maestro Rod Serling? A genuine small-screen curiosity, that's what. A Town Has Turned to Dust, an original…
Tags: , , , ,