Feast of Film

To a vast number of local film fans, the annual Mill Valley Film Festival is like a 10-day-long Roman feast, a cinematic bacchanal in...

Edge of Glory

How over-the-moon you are about A Star Is Born depends on how gaga you are about Lady Gaga. The likely winner of the next...

Sing For Life

After more than 50 years of art and activism, songwriter, social pioneer and longtime Sonoma County resident Holly Near is now the subject of...

Duck and Covfefe

The straight-faced lunacy visible in the restored 1982 documentary The Atomic Cafe proves Einstein’s comment that the bomb changed everything but our way of...

Film: Trumpster Fire

Michael Moore’s scattershot documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 is shrewd, effective, state-of-emergency work—a furious reply to the event of Nov. 9, 2016, and the way, in...

Film: Better Watch ‘Saul’

Born Jimmy McGill, Saul was a short-con artist and petty criminal who got a quick degree at a South Pacific law school. As “Saul...

Film: Men Will Be Boys

Those enamored with Woody Allen’s work—with his middle-aged heels seeking young girls, the stale approach to how artsy, hip New Yorkers once talked, disguised...

Feature: Fall Arts Preview

There’s nothing like the balmy autumnal glory of the North Bay, and for this, we editorial scribes at the Pacific Sun are profoundly grateful—if...

Film: In the Evening

Ten years of super-heroism, and the world hasn’t got any better. The Dark Knight (2008), the smartest and most intense of these power operas,...

Film: Toothless

The Meg jumps the shark-movieAggravating, isn’t it, that the megashark in The Meg is only a measly 70 feet long, though certainly, this Meg...