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By Anita Felicelli

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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Richard Linklater's Masterpiece "Boyhood"
Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm
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Believe the hype. Richard Linklater's Boyhood is an unparalleled look at a family over the passage of time. It was filmed over 12 years, starting... More
It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
Jul 16, 2014 4:18 pm
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Back in the day, direct to video meant a movie was bad, but some excellent movies have been released for streaming VOD while still in the theaters over... More
Life Itself - Documentary about Roger Ebert
Jul 9, 2014 10:14 pm
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Life Itself is an honest portrait—by turns deeply moving and funny—of America's most beloved film critic Roger Ebert, named after his memoir of the same title... More
Can a Song Save Your Life?
Jul 3, 2014 1:40 pm
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Can a Song Save Your Life? was the original title of Begin Again, a fun indie quasi-romance written and directed by John Carney, who also... More
World Cup Madness
Jun 23, 2014 9:31 am
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Apologies - I haven't had a chance to go to the movies or do anything I would write about in-depth here. Why? World Cup! My husband and I are both fanatical World... More
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