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Calendar, Night&Day The Designer, the Cone Bra, and His Movies

The Designer, the Cone Bra, and His Movies

We’ve had it all wrong: The greatness of a film is not measured by who is playing the lead, but what that person is wearing. That’s right, we’re talking about fashion. Mise en scène, the intricate design aspects of a…
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Best of San Francisco, People & Places

Best Movie Programmer

Everybody loves the Castro Theatre. It regularly wins readers' polls and Best Of awards for its gorgeous space, community spirit, and outstanding programs. But the Castro's heart is clearly in its eclectic, thoughtful mix of films, all of them selected…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Shape of Things to Come

The Shape of Things to Come

Apply the chaos theory of physics to physical movement, and physical attraction, and you get Strange Attractors, a premiere from the Stephen Petronio Dance Company. Based on the idea of a moving, magnetic focal point in an otherwise chaotic field,…
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The Text, the Film, the Director, and His Talk

"A lot of people feel The Pillow Book is the most successful movie I've made," said a deliberately ironic Peter Greenaway. "It's a film about young people, it's a getting of wisdom, it's a love story, it happens essentially in…
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wednesday april 9 Cell Hell As with Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues," the solitary figure in When the World Was Green (A Chef's Fable) has been imprisoned for homicide, and longs for the freedom of the great outdoors. Sam Shepard…
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