Video Feature: Go inside iconic Flintstone House w/ home tour, dinosaurs & Fred Flintstone

Why so serious?Stark Insider was on location late last year to shoot a special video segment at the iconic Flintstone House.See below for photo gallery of the Flintstone House.Little did the team know at the time the Hillsborough, California property would soon capture local and soon national headlines.Here are...
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What’s Happening: Actress Elle Fanning to appear at Cinequest film festival in San Jose

Breaking news.Cinequest has just announced that actress Elle Fanning will make an appearance at this year's edition of the film and creativity festival.Per the email from Cinequest CEO and co-founder Halfdan Hussey:"Cinequest is thrilled to announce Elle Fanning will join us for a Maverick Spirit Award presentation and conversation...

3 Days in Sonoma: Producing a short film using 5 years of footage (Video)

A woman in wine country. A woman in trouble. Again.
Broadway Musical Review: Hamilton at SHN Orpheum San Francisco

‘Hamilton’ Review: Founding of country was much more difficult than you were taught

Stark Insider Broadway Review by Jeanne Powell: Hamilton at the SHN Orpheum Theatre San Francisco.Lin-Manuel Miranda’s remarkable Broadway stage musical Hamilton celebrating America’s founding fathers, but especially Alexander Hamilton, is back in San Francisco on its third national tour.The long-running popularity of this ground-breaking history lesson, composed in hip-hop...

Review: Revisiting ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ at Mostly British Film Festival in San Francisco

As part of the Mostly British Film Festival in San Francisco, the English film, Four Weddings and a Funeral, was celebrated with a champagne reception and a well-attended showing at the Vogue Theatre. The film was nominated for two American Oscars and two Golden Globes. In England, the movie...
Blue Velvet Criterion Lost Footage release on Blu-Ray

David Lynch’s ‘Blue Velvet’ to get lost footage treatment by Criterion

51-minutes of Blue Velvet "lifts" were found somewhere in Seattle and recovered.
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What’s Happening: Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, Tom Rush, more at Montalvo Arts Center

Montalvo Arts Center has announced its line-up for Spring (see below for all the details).Live improv show Broadway's Next Hit Musical, artist Tom Rush, Willie K and Raul Malo are just some of the headlining acts you can expect to see at the Montalvo Arts Center -- located south of...
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Fyre a sad, but not surprising indictment of influencer culture

If there was any doubt that influencer culture had an ugly side you need only watch one of two decent docs now streaming on Netflix (Fyre) and Hulu (Fyre Fraud).By now, most know at least something about the infamous Fyre Festival. For me, it was that not-even-cafeteria standard cheese...

3 Days, 3 Museums in NYC: Stark Insider on location at MoMA, The Met, The Whitney

Yes, Stark Insider is All Things West Coast. Being based out of San Francisco means our travels and stories here typically takes us around the Bay Area, and occasionally up and down the West Coast. But not always. Sometimes, like any of you I'm guessing, we take trips to...