Arts & Entertainment

“Comisery”–Review

Posted June 9, 2020 by

Admittedly, life under coronavirus lockdown is not material readymade for comic treatment.  The new Web Series “Comisery” attempts to solve that problem by using the need for sheltering in place as the basis for a science fictional apocalyptic dark screwball
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CAAMFest Online: Heritage At Home–Reviews

Posted May 19, 2020 by

It particularly hurts that the Coronavirus outbreak has forced the closure of this year’s CAAMFest.  San Francisco’s annual film festival showcase for API-themed films would have celebrated its 40th edition this year. Fortunately, the Center for Asian-American Media (CAAM) came
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“Capital In The 21st Century”–Film Review

Posted May 5, 2020 by

Filmmaker Justin Pemberton’s cinematic adaptation of the Thomas Piketty best-seller “Capital In The 21st Century” definitely should not be dismissed as a desecration of Piketty’s seminal economic analysis.  After all, the Harvard Business Review, for one, wrote about the book
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Stream A Movie, Help A Local Theatre

Posted April 21, 2020 by

For Beyond Chron readers sheltering in place, their stay-at-home video diet doesn’t have to alternate between the Orange Skull’s daily conference of lies and whatever Netflix’s algorithms conclude you should watch now.  Especially with the San Francisco Bay Area’s rich
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“Slay The Dragon”–Review

Posted March 31, 2020 by

The politically apathetic rationalize their failure to vote by claiming  “if voting could change things, the government would make it illegal.” Barak Goodman and Chris Durrance’s alternately rousing and infuriating documentary “Slay The Dragon” provides a brutal reality check.  Power-hungry
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