Stories from Movies
4 not-to-miss upcoming film fests
Screenings, including one featuring a Patrick Stewart movie, are scheduled in Sebastopol, Monte Rio, Petaluma, Cloverdale, Geyserville and Healdsburg.
‘Steve Jobs’ reveals hero, villain roles of Apple co-founder
The dramatization of the life of Steve Jobs is the latest movie to examine a charismatic visionary who mesmerized the masses while alienating his subordinates and friends.
'Paul Taylor' a portrait of a dance master
The documentary shows us a Paul Taylor dance, 'Three Dubious Memories,' taking shape in a matter of weeks.
‘99 Homes’ is a scary look at real estate crisis
Real estate can be a bloody business. A dirty, bloody and soul-sucking business. Especially in 2010, the year in which this housing crisis thriller is set.
‘Pan’ a grim, bizarre prequel
In addition to the most awesomely unnecessary prequel in recent memory, we have the official worst-ever Peter Pan film adaptation of any sort.
'He Named Me Malala' an inspiring true story
Malala’s inspirational spirit is undeniable, and the documentary allows that to shine through.
Damon brilliant in ‘The Martian’
Alone on screen for most of his scenes as an astronaut stranded on the red planet, Matt Damon is the winning heart of this epic space adventure.
‘Meet the Patels’ a funny lesson in dating, expectations
Fresh from breaking up with his white American girlfriend, an Indian-American man decides he wants someone who shares his culture.
‘Coming Home’ a poignant tale of suffering
Amnesia becomes a character in this heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by political corruption.