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Arts & Entertainment - March 7, 2014

Minkoff's improbable history

The Weekly takes 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' director Rob Minkoff 'WABAC' to his Paly days

by Peter Canavese

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here? Northern California has long been home to Lucasfilm, the Coppolas' American Zoetrope, and PDI/Dreamworks, its local headquarters nestled by the Bay in Redwood City. The Midpeninsula animation studio has another claim to local fame with its latest film, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," directed by none other than Palo Alto High School grad Rob Minkoff.

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Freelance writer Peter Canavese reviews films for the Palo Alto Weekly.


Posted by Congratulaltions, a resident of JLS Middle School
on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:55 am

Very nice to know that many students are successful after surviving the palo alto schools. Congratulation.

Posted by Carla, a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am

This is such a fantastic film!