While the U.S. moved from rebuilding decimated skyscrapers to the rebuilding of an entire economy, film moved from the multiplex to the mailbox to the mobile.
It was a big year for 3D, but Bay Area critics and film-industry folk found many other dimensions in the cinema of 2009.
On Sept. 13, 2001, I stood in a Toronto park and spoke to Canadian television: Movies wouldn't be the same. I was wrong.
Dennis Harvey weighs in on the upcoming films of the holiday season.
Instead of breaking it down strictly category-by-category, Dennis Harvey meanders through some principal heat-seeking prestige films and their various chances.
Bay Area filmmakers, critics and industry pros list their favorite unreleased films of 2008.
You know a festival is working its way into your brain when, in a landscape of intersecting ideas, you begin to witness the collisions.
If they don't get the chance to beguile the world in theaters, maybe, at the very least, they'll find their way to audiences via digital download.
The language of film may be universal, as the Landmark trailer reminds us, but the critics in major U.S. cities speak their own dialects.
The group chose ;Little Children as its Best Picture of 2006 and Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth the Best Foreign Language Film.
A quick guide to measuring a city's taste in films by its critics' organizations.