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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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The Academy's Snub of "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Jan 18, 2014 8:34 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 4,975

The Oscar nominations were recently announced, and who got snubbed seems to be a bigger deal than who was nominated. In particular, I noticed much disappointment... More
Blue Jasmine: Woody Allen's San Francisco
Aug 13, 2013 5:16 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,910

Just a few minutes away from Google headquarters and the Computer History Museum, my husband and I were watching a blank screen at Century 16. We were waiting for... More
Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto" v. James Franco's "Palo Alto"
May 18, 2014 8:58 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,661

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
The Most Delicious Thai Food is in a Strip Mall
Oct 5, 2013 1:48 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,567

It's always a bit tricky explaining to visitors from out-of-town that strip mall restaurants are among the best restaurants in Mountain View. Shana Thai Restaurant,... More
The Visual Magic of "The Great Beauty"
Dec 7, 2013 8:44 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,338

Director Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty opens with a quote from Louis Celine's novel Journey to the End of Night that includes the line:... More
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