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MOVIES

A nod to "The Revenant"

It would be really nice if the movie reviews section here on Palo Alto Online would have some space for comments. Peter...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jan. 11, 2016
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No discussion forums on movie reviews? "Trumbo"

I saw the movie "Trumbo" a week or so back and was very impressed. I am glad to see it reviewed in the Palo Alto Online,...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ahem...., on Dec 10, 2015 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 176 Views

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A Big Game in more ways than one

Brennan Scarlett retains ties with the University of California, where he earned a degree and played football for three years,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 187 Views

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New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 7922 Views

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McCaffrey runs wild over the Bruins in big conference win

Christian McCaffrey rushed for a school record 243 yards and scored four times, Francis Owusu made a catch for the ages and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

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Time flies

The 18th annual United Nations Association Film Festival returns to Palo Alto this week with the theme, "Running Out of Time." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Wilson, on Oct 15, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

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Why doesn't the Movie's section have any comments ?

I've noticed a few PAO movie reviews in the last few years have a comment section ... but many don't ... most don't? What...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bru, on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 168 Views

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Local boy makes good

<B>(3 stars) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/07/10/local-boy-makes-good posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 10, 2015 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 7406 Views

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She was framed

A Nazi-enabled "finders keepers" claim comes under scrutiny in the based-on-a-true-story drama, "Woman in Gold." Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 8776 Views

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I AM A GIRL screening at Aquarius on 3/26, 7:30 PM

I'm trying to tip a screening of I AM A GIRL at the Aquarius Theater in Palo Alto on 3/26. I AM A GIRL is a documentary about...

Original post made by Anna S on Feb. 25, 2015
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Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 21, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 6922 Views

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Fifty Shades of Grey

What am I going to tell my daughters about this movie? The message to our teens? Why do directors think this is entertainment?...

Original post made by UGH!!! on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 645 Views

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Family Movie Night

Friday, January 30 at 7 pm, the Disney classic, "Sleeping Beauty" will be shown at the Atherton Library. Doors open at 6:45...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 28, 2015
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Standing still, 'Alice' moves

There's a master class in screen acting coming to a theater near you, which is reason enough to see "Still Alice." Heavily...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 27, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 7946 Views

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Hackers, meet hackwork

How did we get here? Never in the history of movies has there been a situation like the one surrounding "The Interview,"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 7674 Views

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The year in film

As the year comes to a close, we look back at 12 months of films: the highlights, the low points and more. This is your invitation...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 3110 Views

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Movie review: 'Unbroken'

Angelina Jolie directs this flatfooted recounting of the life of Louis Zamperini, the Italian-American Olympic runner whose...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Read it Instead, on Dec 31, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 4 comments | 8067 Views

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Ridley Scott's Moses epic 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' leans on CGI spectacle

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/ridley-scotts-moses-epic-exodus-gods-and-kings-leans-on-cgi-spectacle...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Yahweh, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 7688 Views

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Comic performer Chris Rock writes, directs, and stars in the semi-autobiographical 'Top Five'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/comic-performer-chris-rock-writes-directs-and-stars-in-the-semi-autobiographical-top-five...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 7829 Views

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'Wild' woman blues

<B> (Guild) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/wild-woman-blues posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 7732 Views
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