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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 | 2959 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 | 3382 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 | 3410 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 | 3300 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 | 3100 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 | 42355 Views

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A final bow

The farewell tour of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, coming to Stanford University two years after the death of the troupe's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2821 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 | 9436 Views

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Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2806 Views

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Sneak preview of water documentary offered Saturday

A sneak preview of a documentary film warning of a looming global water shortage will be open to the public in a free showing...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 3069 Views

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Actress returns to Menlo to discuss her career

Fortune favors the prepared, but luck and connections also have plenty to do with success in Hollywood, actress Ahna O'Reilly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Student, on May 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 4744 Views

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Review: 'Dark Shadows'

The tried-and-true tandem of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp is often a tantalizing proposition. But not every...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2754 Views

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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 | 3000 Views

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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 | 2696 Views

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VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 4

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Monica Yeung Arima, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 2584 Views

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Packard Foundation opens new, eco-friendly HQ

New, eco-friendly headquarters for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation reflect environmental values of the Packard family...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4638 Views

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Feature story: Festival 2.0

A wealth of stories will be told during this year's Palo Alto International Film Festival, Sept. 27 through Sept. 30. Documentaries...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by HaysMom, on Sep 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 5069 Views

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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 | 3001 Views

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United Nations film festival comes to Palo Alto

In a film still from a documentary about his life, Gene Robinson stands in his elegant bishop's vestments, a pointed miter...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Meissner, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

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Calculating 'Pi'

Ang Lee has a great laugh. But it's a little nervous on this particular Monday afternoon, as the Oscar-winning director of...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 23, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 3157 Views
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