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Movie Review: Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Is Very Welcoming

Movie Review: Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Is Very Welcoming

What’s so curious about Wes Anderson’s films is that everyone feels just similar enough — whether it’s the classic rock music, his knack for using a revolving door of actors, or the idiosyncratic and meticulous way he sets up his shots — that they have…

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Wes Anderson Retrospective at Roxie Theater

Wes Anderson Retrospective at Roxie Theater

In anticipation for The Grand Budapest Hotel — a review of which will appear right here on SF Station bright and early on March 14 — the latest film from classic rock aficionado and saviour of Latin, Wes Anderson, San Francisco’s Roxie Theater will be…

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SF International Ocean Film Festival Makes Landfall

SF International Ocean Film Festival Makes Landfall

The San Francisco International Ocean Festival will enjoy its 11th year for five days beginning March 5 at the Bay Theater on Pier 39. It will be a whirlwind this time around with nearly 50 films, half of which will be making their U.S. or…

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Movie Review: ‘Non-Stop’ Stays True to its Title

Movie Review: ‘Non-Stop’ Stays True to its Title

After the surprise success of Taken, Liam Neeson has created a sub-genre all his own. At 61, he’s improbably become the only current viable action star at the box office. Unfortunately, he has yet to back up the success of Taken with something of a…

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2014 Academy Award Predictions

2014 Academy Award Predictions

This Sunday, March 2, marks the 86th year of Academy Awards which honor the best films from the past year, hosted by Ellen Degeneres. Half of the fun of the Oscars is guessing who will take home the golden statues, and then arguing endlessly about…

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The Castro Theatre Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman Every Wednesday In March

The Castro Theatre Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman Every Wednesday In March

The recent passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman meant the world lost a great talent. He was the kind of actor who could transform without overpowering the rest of his cast or the films he was in. Although he had an Oscar to his name for…

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Movie Review: ’3 Days To Kill’ Is 3 Days Too Long

Movie Review: ’3 Days To Kill’ Is 3 Days Too Long

Despite McG’s ability to get films made — Charlies Angels, Terminator Salvation — he doesn’t have the greatest relationship with critics, but it seems he can pull in the revenue. 3 Days to Kill isn’t likely to alter the perception that he’s created as a…

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SF Jewish Film Festival Expands With First Winter Fest

SF Jewish Film Festival Expands With First Winter Fest

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is understandably known, primarily, for their annual summer festival. However, they’re expanding this year with their first ever Winter Fest taking place at the Vogue Theater on February 23. Similar to their longer, annual festival, the one day Winter…

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Interview: Local Artist John Waguespack Talks ‘Hard Candy’

Interview: Local Artist John Waguespack Talks ‘Hard Candy’

“Hard Candy” is a creative collaboration between local contemporary artists John Waguespack and Katja Tapia showing from through March 15th at the Ian Ross Gallery. In it, both artists utilize bold colors to explore a variety of subjects and inspirations. Though their techniques differ, when presented together, the two artists work in a sort of dialogue, that helps to create a better understanding of the individual works. We caught up with Waguespack to talk about his process, design and visual vocabulary.

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Local Artists Jessica Hess Discusses Graffiti Landscape Portraits

Local Artists Jessica Hess Discusses Graffiti Landscape Portraits

Philosopher Albert Camus once said, “to create today is to create dangerously.” When it comes to Bay Area artist Jessica Hess, creativity spurs from lives lived dangerously. Hess, 33, is a photorealistic landscape painter, but her canvases are filled, not with scenic voids but with…

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Movie Review: Unnecessary ‘Robocop’ Remake Packs Talent

Movie Review: Unnecessary ‘Robocop’ Remake Packs Talent

It’s no surprise that Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 classic Robocop would be ripe for a Hollywood remake down the line. It’s only surprising that it took until 2014 to take a crack at it. It’s fair to say expectations were never that high for José Padilha’s…

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Movie Review: ‘Monuments Men’ Stumbles and Bores

Movie Review: ‘Monuments Men’ Stumbles and Bores

It’s not that George Clooney’s directorial effort, Monuments Men, is bad, it’s just that it’s so uninspired. Based on the true story of a group of Art History professors, architects, and artists tasked with finding and preserving art during World War II, Clooney casts a…

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