The Magic Word

Mostly satisfying, often juvenile, Shazam is a Christmas-in-Easter superhero origin story. It’s Xmas in Philadelphia. Young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) is brought via subway...

Space Force

Expert script-flippage gives texture to the heartfelt female empowerment message in Captain Marvel. It begins as a war-on-terror movie, with an extraterrestrial military gearing...

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ sequel has some laughs, but a shortage of big...

Despite the promisingly wide scope of the world wide web, the animated Ralph Breaks the Internet doesn’t get to be about what it’s about...

Five Easy Splices

The Stinson Beach Doc Fest, now in its fifth year, offers a truly filmic treat under one roof—and for a good cause. The festival...

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...

Movie Reviews

Alpha (1:37) A young Ice Age–era hunter befriends and tames a lone wolf, kicking off several millennia of boy-and-his-dog stories.An American in Paris: The...

Movie Times

 Alpha (PG-13) Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:35, 5:15, 7:55, 10:20An American in Paris: The Musical (NR) Lark: Sat-Sun 1Assassination Nation (R) Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:30, 2:10,...

Movie Times

 Alpha (PG-13) Northgate: Fri-Tue 12:10, 2:40, 5:15, 7:55, 10:20An American in Paris: The Musical (NR) Lark: Thu 6:30BlacKkKlansman (R) Regency: Fri-Sat 12:40, 3:50, 7,...

Movie Reviews

 Alpha (1:37) A young Ice Age–era hunter befriends and tames a lone wolf, kicking off several millennia of boy-and-his-dog stories.An American in Paris: The...

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...