Boy, if you’re lost on the way to your local motion picture palace, you know, one that has not yet shut down, these signs will show you the way:
Posts Tagged ‘film’
But we’re not talking about the recent film 47 Ronin, non non. We’re talking about plain old Ronin, from when you were in elementary school, Gentle Reader.
Now the thing about Dean Frank is that he’s new in town. It’s unfortunate he’s already embraced certain corrupt local institutions, such as the Tenderloin Housing Clinic. Granted, he sometimes needs to deal with such entities to get his job done, but he doesn’t display an awareness of the fact he’s living in the most corrupt big American city west of Chicago. For instance.
No matter, I entirely agree that Ronin is worth your time. (And I’m shocked that its Rotten Tomatoes score is down in the ’60s. This is one of the best films you can see with a rating that low.)
You oughtta watch the whole thing.
“The University of California’s Hastings College of the Law (UC Hastings or Hastings) is a top tier public law school in San Francisco, California, located in the Civic Center neighborhood. Founded in 1878 by Serranus Clinton Hastings, the first Chief Justice of California, it was the first law school of the University of California…”
Don’t Call It San FranSokyo! Disney’s Animated “Big Hero 6″ Film Imagines SF as a Japanese City – HD Video ClipWednesday, March 26th, 2014
Well, here you go:
Coming out in late 2014
“Big Hero 6 is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film will be directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, and will be the 54th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Big Hero 6 will be the first Disney animated feature to feature Marvel characters since The Walt Disney Company‘s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009. The film will be released on November 7, 2014 byWalt Disney Pictures
Hunger Games, Frisco-Style, Dog Division – President Snow’s Granddaughter and Pooch Delight the Swells of the CapitolWednesday, February 19th, 2014
Oh, I meant Willie Brown’s granddaughter, seen at the recent “Haute Dog” contest.
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Meanwhile, the canines of District 12 have nothing to eat…
If only Katniss Barbie could put an end to the Dog Hunger Games.
Actually IRL, part of the reason why we’re going to get the Central Subway to Nowhere in Chinatown and why we’re not going to get public power anytime soon is so that Willie L. Brown Jr. can pass along ever more riches to his progeny by the time he kicks off. It’s so that WB’s granddaughter (and not yours!) can be seen giving the money from AECOM and PG&E and all the others to a “worthy” charity.
You might think that that’s the hallmark of a healthy democracy
And you might favor naming a span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after him.
Or you might not.
OMG, Yosemite is 150 Years Old – See “YOSEMITE, A GATHERING OF SPIRIT” Film at the Cal Academy Feb 15-16Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
All the deets below.
“Join us on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, for the Spirit of Yosemite Festival and catch a special screening of Ken Burns’ Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit. Screenings at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm in the Forum Theater. The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum and four-story rainforest, all under one living roof. New and ongoing exhibits and programs offer visitors of all ages fun, engaging opportunities to explore the natural world. All exhibits are included with Academy admission. For tickets visit calacademy.org
Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit, a documentary film by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan to honor the 150th anniversary of the landmark federal act signed by Abraham Lincoln that preserved Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. This act, the first time a government set aside land for public use and enjoyment, gave birth to the national park idea. Yosemite Conservancy partnered with renowned filmmakers, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan to bring this amazing time in America’s conservation history to life.
Parkour, Frisco-Style – Are You Brave Enough to Jump from This Tower Crane to This Other Tower Crane?Friday, January 3rd, 2014
You could film a James Bond movie up on top of the tower cranes of San Fran these days.
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I bet you could totally make that jump.