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Day the World Series Stopped

Where were you at 5:04pm, October 14, 1989? Join producer/director and baseball fan Jon Leonoudakis for a screening of his...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Willy, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 132 Views

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Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2883 Views

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Movie review: 'Mary Kom'

Mary Kom holds enough world boxing championship titles and influence in the sport to merit a keen cinematic look at her career's...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chan Iyer, on Sep 14, 2014 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

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Review: 'If I Stay'

"Romance novels" function on idealization, including fulfilling a teen's yen for drama -- any kind of drama -- to alleviate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 25, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

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Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1721 Views

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1458 Views

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Students win Zider scholarships

Student-athletes Leah Hess at Pinewood School and Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park at St. Francis High School are the winners...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 14240 Views

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A week of thefts and burglaries in Menlo Park

March got off to a rough start in Menlo Park, where victims of crime extended from the west to the east sides of town. A...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Fork Hue, on Mar 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 3695 Views

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Review: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

Reborn as a flashy but soppy new adventure directed by and starring Ben Stiller, the film is sentimental claptrap about...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by TMoney, on Feb 21, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 13 comments | 16059 Views

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Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Indeed, popular English novelist Charles Dickens was a winner who jealously...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

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Review: 'Lone Survivor'

One word you won't see used to describe "Lone Survivor," the fact-based movie about a FUBAR Navy SEALs operation: "contemplative." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:17 am | 7 comments | 10054 Views

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Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

There's enough spin at work in "Saving Mr. Banks" -- a Walt Disney Pictures account of the making of the 1964 Disney musical...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by K.A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 4737 Views

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Hunger Games Extravaganza

Atherton Library is hosting a special teen event on Friday, November 8th. Trivia, treats and crafts at 5:30 pm, movie showing...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Nov 6, 2013 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 565 Views

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RIPD- Rest In Peace Department Movie Review

Ryan Reynolds is the only slightly crooked Boston cop, whisked to a netherworld owing more to A Life Less Ordinary than A...

Original post made by Allen on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 810 Views

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Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 3490 Views

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Movie review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. Despite breathless proclamations...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Madison, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

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Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3175 Views

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One Night Only Movie Screening: THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE

The Anonymous People, is a feature documentary, about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery, and the emerging...

Original post made by DD McFarlane on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2131 Views

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Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
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Gift-card fraud leads to multiple arrests

An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store last week led to the arrest of five San...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5043 Views
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