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Calendar, Night&Day Adoration


Atom Egoyan’s 12th feature film offers a typically kaleidoscopic rumination on voyeurism, videography, the relative nature of truth, and the aftermath of tragedy. It’s closer in form and tone to the Canadian auteur’s early work (particularly his 1987 masterpiece Family…
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News, Feature A guide to the best of this year's S.F. International Film Festival

A guide to the best of this year's S.F. International Film Festival

When the San Francisco International Film Fest rolls around, we at SF Weekly rejoice. Then we get overwhelmed. How are we going to cover this extravaganza? This year, for instance, there are nearly 150 films from all over the world…
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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…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal

Southern Exposure's blast from the pastSAT 4/12 Clad in spandex halter tops, crotch-hugging short shorts, and lamé leg warmers, the Solid Gold dancers gave new meaning to the term "boob tube." The '80s TV show supposedly counted down the top…
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Film, Sorrow's Child

Sorrow's Child

Being of the minority who did not worship Schindler's List (vital message, tedious movie), it's easy to feel skeptical of the preachy delivery of Ararat, which concerns not the Jewish holocaust but the Armenian one, its genocidal forebear of 1915-1918.…
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Reel World

Love Happy "I told my director of photography, 'There are three things I do not want to see in my movie: the Golden Gate Bridge, a cable car and the Transamerica building,'" says Alan Jacobs, local director of Nina Takes…
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