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Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’ Doesn’t Live Up To Its Title

Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’ Doesn’t Live Up To Its Title

Wally Pfister is best known as the cinematographer on most of Christopher Nolan’s films. After working with the director on all of his films since Memento, he’s decided to change course and direct himself. Transcendence owes a lot to his close relationship with Nolan. Not…

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Midnintes for Maniacs Brings ‘Acid Westerns’ to Castro and Roxie Theatres

Midnintes for Maniacs Brings ‘Acid Westerns’ to Castro and Roxie Theatres

Resident Maniac of San Francisco, Jesse Hawthorne Ficks, returns November 8, with an “Acid Westerns” triple bill that begins at The Castro Theatre and wraps up at the Roxie Theater. Kicking things off at The Castro is a Johnny Depp double feature, with this year’s…

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Review: Tonto Tanks in ‘The Lone Ranger’

Review: Tonto Tanks in ‘The Lone Ranger’

What may have worked for Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp in The Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl does not translate into The Lone Ranger. Many were dubious a film based off a theme park ride could not only become a…

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Movie Review: The Rum Diary

Movie Review: The Rum Diary

It’s hard not to compare The Rum Diary to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Not only are both based off of novels by famed gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, but Johnny Depp inhabits versions of Thompson in both films.

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