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Actor James Garner (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Movie, TV Legend James Garner Dies At 86

Best known for his low-key, wisecracking style in TV series, “Maverick” & “The Rockford Files…

07/20/2014

(L-R) Toni Collette, Pierce Brosnan, Imogen Poots, Aaron Paul in "A Long Way Down" (credit: Magnolia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘A Long Way Down’ &’ Sex Tape’

Is there an upside to “A Long Way Down?” Find out what Jan thought…

07/18/2014

Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures

Mark Wahlberg Reveals The Stunts He Wouldn’t Perform For ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

Mark Wahlberg has long been a staple of the action genre and he’s at it again this Summer with the latest sequel to everyone’s favorite franchise, Transformers.

07/14/2014

The Last Sentence (credit: Music Box Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Last Sentence’ & ‘Venus In Fur’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Last Sentence,” a biopic about a Swedish journalist in Nazi Germany; and ‘Venus in Fur,” Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the acclaimed two-person play by David Ives.

07/11/2014

San Francisco scene in "Dawn of the Planet of The Apes (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Top 16 Movies Where Hollywood Destroys San Francisco

The new Planet of The Apes movie is set in a decimated San Francisco. See other films that “destroyed” San Francisco…

07/07/2014

Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy in "Tammy" (Michael Tackett/ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

Jan Wahl Movie Reviews: ‘Tammy’ And ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)–KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “Tammy,” a road-trip buddy comedy with a woman (Melissa McCarthy) having a bad day along with her alcoholic grandmother (Susan Sarandon). Also reviewed is the biopic “Yves […]

07/04/2014

A documentary about the life of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert is based on his eponymously titled memoir. Directed by Steve James. (photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’ & ‘Le Chef’

Jan reviews a film about fellow movie reviewer Roger Ebert…

06/27/2014

Drive-In Theater (credit:  Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drive-In Movie Theaters In The Bay Area & Sacramento

Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.

06/27/2014

A scene from the new Planet of the Apes film, set in San Francisco. (Courtesy: 20th Century Fox)

‘Planet Of The Apes’ Movie Premieres In San Francisco, Despite Limited Filming Within City

It was lights, camera, but not much action for San Francisco as a new Planet of the Apes film premiered Thursday night at the Palace of Fine Arts.

06/26/2014

(L-R) Erich Bergen,  John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza,  & Michael Lomenda in Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Jersey Boys’

Will Jan like Eastwood’s film version better than the musical? Find out here…

06/20/2014

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