San Francisco Bay Guardian

San Francisco Bay Guardian is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): B. Ruby Rich, David Fear, Dennis Harvey
Rating Title/Year Author
Set Me Free (1999) B. Ruby Rich Pool has reached a new level entirely as writer-director of deeply emotional yet lightly humorous storytelling. Best of all, she's taken a genre known for its softness, the coming-of-age film, and put some bite into it. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
Woman on Top (2000) B. Ruby Rich Shut off the analytic sector of your brain, and the rest of you can, have a thoroughly pleasant night out at the movie theater. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
Sound and Fury (2000) B. Ruby Rich This is an intensely riveting, eye-and ear-opening journey into the culture of the deaf -- and the political battles unleashed there by the latest technological wonder. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
Bend It Like Beckham (2002) B. Ruby Rich Beckham pointedly punctures English, Indian, and immigrant foibles despite a few jokes that are broad enough to hit the side of a barn. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
The Joy of Life (2005) Dennis Harvey The Joy of Life is a cinematic love poem of sorts, just semirequited, as most things involving love are. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2014
The Kill Team (2013) Dennis Harvey Its extraordinary story can hardly help but involve and outrage. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2014
To Be Takei (2014) Dennis Harvey Even if you've tired of Takei's ubiquity online and onscreen, this campy but fond tribute is great fun. EDIT
Posted Aug 27, 2014
Blood Junkie (2010) Dennis Harvey Blood Junkie is pure retro-flavva'd silliness. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2014