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James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 4797 Views

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Review: 'The Social Network'

There's a lot to "Like" about "The Social Network." The riveting film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defines a generation,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Victor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 5003 Views

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Building the 'network'

From the campus of Harvard to the campus of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has taken a wild ride. But for the co-founder and CEO...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Fan, on Oct 15, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 3931 Views

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Global focus

The phrases "reduce your carbon footprint" and "live green" can seem so vague that it's hard to find them personally meaningful....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 3521 Views

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Review: 'Fair Game'

Political junkies already know the tale of Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson. Those who don't know about the sordid affair are...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Older and Wiser, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 3934 Views

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Review: 'Black Swan'

No one can be blamed for finding "Black Swan" overwrought or ridiculous: It's both. But those who meet director Darren Aronofsky...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Movie goer, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 3782 Views

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Susan Tavernetti's top films

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Susan Tavernetti's best movies of 2010. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19595...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Jan 9, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 3970 Views

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Peter Canavese's top films

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Peter Canavese's best (and worst) movies of 2010. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19591...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Jan 9, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 3329 Views

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Tyler Hanley's top films

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Tyler Hanley's best (and worst) movies of 2010. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19592...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by bert klein, on Feb 13, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 4047 Views

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Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 3 comments | 3629 Views

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Tomorrow's events (March 16)

[http://www.scvas.org/index.php?page=text&id=monthlymeeting#mar Lecture: African Wildlife] Doug Cheeseman of Cheeseman Ecology...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Teri , on Mar 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3047 Views

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Review: 'Biutiful'

You know the old joke. Someone has hit what feels like rock bottom and asks, "How could things possibly be any worse?" Cue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:08 am | 2 comments | 4134 Views

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Review: 'Kung Fu Panda 2'

Though the proliferation of sequels has already gotten Summer 2011 off to a rocky start, there's no need to blame the latest...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on May 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 3125 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Sept. 27)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: William B. Gould IV] William B. Gould IV, a professor emeritus at Stanford Law School,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2825 Views

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Reel innovation

The inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival runs Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Feature films and shorts will be shown...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by Britt, on Oct 1, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2943 Views

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Portola Valley native Chris Paine returns as director of second film on the electric car

Portola Valley native Chris Paine, director of "Who Killed the Electric Car," a harsh documentary analysis of the automotive...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 5 comments | 3367 Views

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Review: 'J. Edgar'

Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" is a solid character study, but one better suited for the History Channel or an HBO special....

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ruby, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 3399 Views

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Review: 'Shame'

As the title implies, Steve McQueen's "Shame" is a mood piece, as abstract and as engrossing as the many Bach piano selections...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 17, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 3287 Views

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The holidays on film

The holidays are here, and that can only mean one thing: hours upon hours spent with relatives you barely know. But what...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by rem, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

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Story's the thing: The best and worst movies of 2011

Only two movies made it onto all the Weekly film critics' "best" lists for 2011, and they've got one thing in common: a focus...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 42338 Views
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