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Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by One possibility, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 10722 Views

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Review: 'Arbitrage'

The "having it all" lifestyle of the CEO played by Richard Gere in "Arbitrage" may not be very relatable, but his nightmare...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Sep 19, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 10560 Views

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Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 10301 Views

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Movie review: 'Lincoln'

"Lincoln" has more in common with Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" than "Schindler's List." Still, Spielberg and his team deserve...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 9595 Views

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A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 12, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 9484 Views

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Movie review: 'The Master'

The film's unequivocal pleasures are Mihai Malaimare Jr.'s photography (shot on rare, extra-sharp 65mm film), brilliant period...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by FOMResearch, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 8940 Views

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Twilight at Atherton Library

Friday, August 14th at 7 PM... End the summer with TWILIGHT (PG-13). Everyone is welcome to attend. A special Twilight tote...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 8734 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 | 8059 Views

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Services Saturday for Buzz Hamlin

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, for Homer Clair (Buzz) Hamlin, a resident of Menlo Park for 44 years,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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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 | 8041 Views

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Guild does the Time Warp

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is playing at the Guild in Menlo Park on two Saturdays, February 3 and 17, at midnight, according...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rockette, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 8011 Views

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Atherton film screening: 'The Future of Food'

Atherton Library is hosting a free showing on Saturday, May 5, of "The Future of Food," an in depth investigation into the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 7955 Views

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I've got your apocolypse right here

Thesis: Mel Gibson is a marginally talented filmmaker with a disturbing taste for extreme violence and gore that he tarts...

Original post made by Violence is not sexy on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 13, 2006 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 7860 Views

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Eragon

Susan Tavernetti in the Palo Alto Weekly gave this movie three stars. Metacritic, the online movie review aggregator, gives...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 19, 2006
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Movie Nights at Atherton Library

Friday March 19th at 7 PM, film night for adults: Star Trek. Friday, March 26th at 7 PM, Family Film Night: Up. Contact the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
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Will Scorsese finally win one?

Taxi Driver Raging Bull Goodfellas Those are just a few films Martin Scorsese should have won an Oscar for, but after...

Original post made by GiveHimTheOscar on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 20, 2007 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 7590 Views

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Retro night at the Stanford Theatre

Former Almanac staffer and now Arts & Entertainment editor at the Palo Alto Weekly, Rebecca Wallace, tells about her recent...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7588 Views

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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. 7563 Views

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Movie Night at Atherton Library

The family friendly final Friday flick this month will be the Disney classic, "The Brave Little Toaster." Friday, January...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 7512 Views

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Family Movie Night

Atherton Library hosts Final Friday Flicks the last Friday of each month, with family friendly films. April 30 at 7 PM the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 28, 2010
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