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Capsule movie reviews for Jan. 21

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‘Call Me,’ ‘Little Lies’ top LGBTQ critics noms

“Call Me by Your Name” leads the film-category award nominations for the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics known as GALECA. In the television arena, the group favored “Big Little Lies,” “The Crown” and [Read entire story]

Capsule movie reviews, Jan. 7

All the Money in the World A first-rate thriller from Ridley Scott, about the Getty kidnapping in 1973, the film is highlighted by terrific performances from Michelle Williams as the victim’s mother and Christopher [Read entire story]

Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Jan. 4

“The One Truthiness”: Artist Charlie Levin creates a wax-on-glass painting in real time response to texts culled from a variety of sources, including social media, and read aloud by the audience. Lower Bottom Playaz [Read entire story]

Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Dec. 28

Goapele: This Oakland songbird returns home for another soulful New Year’s Eve residency at Yoshi’s, offering the socially conscious and spiritually uplifting R&B that has led to collaborations with the likes of [Read entire story]

Williams-Sonoma introduces new line of sleep products

Williams-Sonoma introduced a new brand of sleep products amid growing consumer interest in health and wellness this week. The Robin line will include a mattress with various toppers, featuring fibers [Read entire story]

Long trip ends with a state championship for Galileo

The much-maligned Athletic Academic Association/San Francisco Section has a state champion. For the second time in a calendar year, the AAA/SFS has produced a state champion after Galileo traveled 602 [Read entire story]

Capsule movie reviews for week of Dec. 17

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Sonoma Raceway raises more than $72,600 in fire relief

More than $72,600 was raised to aid Wine Country wildfire-relief efforts at Sonoma Raceway on Tuesday night. Laps of Appreciation featured rides for the public around the raceway’s 12-turn, 1.99-mile [Read entire story]

Capsule movie reviews, Dec. 10

A Bad Moms Christmas This rushed sequel to “Bad Moms” (2016) feels more like a financial decision than an artistic mandate. And yet, through all its plot and editing problems, the comedy does deliver a lot of laughs [Read entire story]

Movie review capsules, Dec. 3

A Bad Moms Christmas This rushed sequel to “Bad Moms” (2016) feels more like a financial decision than an artistic mandate. And yet, through all its plot and editing problems, the comedy does deliver a lot of laughs [Read entire story]

Capsule movie reviews, Nov. 26

A Bad Moms Christmas This rushed sequel to “Bad Moms” (2016) feels more like a financial decision than an artistic mandate. And yet, through all its plot and editing problems, the comedy does deliver a lot of laughs [Read entire story]

Capsule movie reviews for Nov. 19

American Made The movie’s light, breezy tone doesn’t quite seem right — or even make sense — for this story of a TWA pilot turned drug smuggler in the 1980s. Still, Tom Cruise is his own quality control, so the [Read entire story]

Movie review capsules, Nov. 12

All the Rage (Saved by Sarno) This is an advocacy film extolling the virtues of the late Dr. John Sarno’s unorthodox treatment for back pain. His idea was that much back pain has its genesis in repressed emotions from [Read entire story]

Theater

Ain’t Misbehavin’ 42nd Street Moon presents the Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. review of Fats Waller’s canon, which includes the title track as well as “Your Feet’s Too Big” and “Keepin’ Out of [Read entire story]

How to get help after a fire

Suggestions for getting help in recovering from disaster Getting help from a mess of bureaucracies, insurance companies and nonprofits can be difficult. Here are some of the best tips [Read entire story]

Oct. 20: Wine Country fire benefits and cancellations

The Chronicle will continue to keep readers up to date on events that have either been canceled or postponed because of the North Bay fires, as well as any benefits for fire victims. We will strive to update the story [Read entire story]

Oct. 19: Wine Country fire benefits and cancellations

The Chronicle will continue to keep readers up to date on events that have either been canceled or postponed because of the North Bay fires, as well as any benefits for fire victims. We will strive to update the story [Read entire story]

Oct. 17: Canceled, postponed events, plus benefit opportunities

The Chronicle will continue to keep readers up to date on events that have either been canceled or postponed because of the North Bay fires, as well as any benefits for fire victims. We will strive to update the story [Read entire story]

Oct. 17: Canceled, postponed events, plus benefit opportunities

The Chronicle will continue to keep readers up to date on events that have either been canceled or postponed because of the North Bay fires, as well as any benefits for fire victims. We will strive to update the story [Read entire story]