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Bay Area Revelations

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:49 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus reflects on the impact of one of his early films, "Goonies." Plus, he reveals who...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 06:13 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Studio Wrongly Predicts 'No Future in Sci-Fi'

WEB EXTRA: Studio Wrongly Predicts 'No Future in Sci-Fi'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman recounts being asked by Paramount to write a movie script based on the TV show "Star...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:28 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'

WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus explains why he's had to spend his career apologizing for the "Fantastic Four"...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:50 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' Genius

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' Genius

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus talks about his friendship with the late Robin Williams on and off the screen....

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:49 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand Up

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand Up

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus remembers his first time seeing the late Robin Williams do stand up. Programming...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:53 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' Spontaneity

WEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' Spontaneity

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman describes the late Robin Williams as an "absolutely brilliant spontaneous guy"...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:48 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't Bite

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't Bite

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman talks about the late Robin Williams' quick wit and why their attempts to work...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:39 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus Drawn to Family Theme in Movies

WEB EXTRA: Columbus Drawn to Family Theme in Movies

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus explains the San Francisco connection that helped him fall in love with film....

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:31 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians

Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians

On our next installment of “Bay Area Revelations," it’s all about the music.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Stamina

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Stamina

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, describes how the band has kept its longevity going for more than...

Tune In

Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

About "Bay Area Revelations"

"Bay Area Revelations" is a new documentary series featuring the untold stories of the people, places and moments which helped to shape the Bay Area. LEARN MORE

Web Extra: Santana in Concert


Carlos Santana is just one of the many musicians with local ties we're featuring in our latest episode. Check out a sample clip above from Santana's latest DVD, Santana IV: Live at the House of Blues, Las Vegas.