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MOVIES

Review: 'Cop Out'

The latest R-rated comedy from director Kevin Smith ("Clerks") is immature and sloppy. The cinematography is often frenetic...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by No drama, on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 3569 Views

MOVIES

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 | 4406 Views

MOVIES

Devil

I loved "Devil." When I read the first reviews last night, they said "boring," so that was my cue, along with the PG13 rating,...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 18, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 3610 Views

MOVIES

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 | 2978 Views

MOVIES

Cowboys & Aliens

Tyler Hanley, we would have appreciated the words, "Awful. Do not see." We're huge sci-fi and action fans but that movie...

Original post made by sarah on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 6, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 2 comments | 2508 Views

MOVIES

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 | 2721 Views

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Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nike Zoom Kobe 7, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:49 am | 2 comments | 8756 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Avengers'

Adjectives used in some of Marvel Comics' iconic titles from the early 1960s through today -- amazing, fantastic, incredible...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 25, 2012 at 2:05 am | 2 comments | 2536 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Brave'

There is something courageous about Pixar's latest animated offering. Of the 11 feature films Pixar has produced to date,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jun 22, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2328 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Frankenweenie'

By reaching back into his own past and movie history, the recently fumbly Tim Burton has gotten a grip with "Frankenweenie."...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jan 20, 2013 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2596 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Playing for Keeps'

"Playing for Keeps" is entirely undemanding, mostly unrealistic, not at all funny, and curiously disconnected, with supporting...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

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Review: 'Fruitvale Station'

Writer-director Ryan Coogler wants us to know BART shooting victim Oscar Grant III as more than a victim frozen in time....

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 11222 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

It would be easy to damn "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with the faint praise of calling it a competent sequel, which...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by hard to believe, on Nov 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 12067 Views

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Review: 'Her'

All people in romantic relationships want to know their love is real. But when half of the intelligence involved is artificial,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 1, 2014 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 8128 Views

MOVIES

Citizen four at the Guild.

The Palo Alto Online review of "Citizenfour" http://www.paloaltoonline.com/movies/reviews/Citizenfour?review_id=2958 Director...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 278 Views

MOVIES

Incendiary Revelations

But Laura Poitras' exemplary documentary "Citizenfour" shares the privileged access NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden granted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 852 Views

MOVIES

'Interstellar' explains to science, 'All you need is love'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/07/interstellar-explains-to-science-all-you-need-is-love...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 189 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 8670 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer

Here is Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer. It's very worn and not easily readable....

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 4574 Views

BOOKS

Great book for aspiring novelists

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Original post made by Danny on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 10, 2007 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 4259 Views
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