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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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Fascinating Short Film: Interviews with Kids Whose Parents Work in Silicon Valley
Jun 15, 2014 1:32 pm
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I watched an interesting short film by Mike Mills yesterday: A Mind Forever Voyaging Through Strange Seas of Thought Alone. Previously at the SF MOMA, the... More
Does the film adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars Get it Right?
Jun 7, 2014 5:54 am
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The most problematic thing about the film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars is in its opening lines. The lines are a voiceover by Hazel Grace... More
Maleficent's Backstory
Jun 4, 2014 6:09 pm
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The power of folktales lies in their retelling. They migrate across cultures, taking on the contemporary anxieties of whatever society does the retelling,... More
Starting Summer with Jon Favreau's Independent Comedy "Chef"
May 26, 2014 9:06 pm
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Jon Favreau's Chef is a charming comedy about a chef whose inexperience with the Internet causes him to lose his job. The effortless chattiness... More
Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto" v. James Franco's "Palo Alto"
May 18, 2014 8:58 am
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A year ago I was browsing Goodreads reviews, and noticed one by a co-founder of Goodreads (who I went to Gunn High School with) criticizing James Franco's... More
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