SFIFF 62 – A Day at the SFFILM Festival

The Worst Show on the Web enters its second decade of coverage of the SFFILM Festival with our attendance at their 62nd Annual Film Festival. What used to be known as the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) is running now through April 23 at a variety of venues in the Bay Area. My day…

SFIFF61 – A Day Spent Crossing “Boundaries”

The Worst Show on the Web has been covering the San Francisco International Film Festival for ten years now. We’ve screened, reviewed and discussed well over one hundred films – some great, some good, and some real clunkers – and conducted numerous interviews over those ten years. This year’s festival, the 61st, runs April 4…

SFFILM 60 – Brokeback Mutton (“God’s Own Country”)

One wouldn’t think that Ang Lee’s seminal Brokeback Mountain would be ripe for a remake already, but damned if first time feature director Francis Lee hasn’t moved the action from the American West to the hills of Yorkshire, England and come up with a comparable film. Recently screened at the 60th Annual San Francisco International…

SFIFF 58 – Film Fest turns into Cheese Fest

I returned to the Festival on Monday for an evening screening of a film I missed catching on Sunday, which means I REALLY must have wanted to see it to be willing to drive back into the city on a weeknight. I did and I’m glad I did because, as a film buff, I’m always…