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By Anita Felicelli

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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Is Frozen the First Feminist Disney Movie?
Jan 3, 2014 4:41 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 31,660

In the last few months dealing with multiple bouts of the worst flu ever, we've been watching a lot of family-friendly animated movies on the Disney... More
It's About Time Hollywood Made a Good Romance
Nov 9, 2013 12:12 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 29,849

Five or six years ago, I lived with a roommate who loved and owned a DVD copy of "Love, Actually," which was written and directed by Richard Curtis (also the writer... More
Why "The Desolation of Smaug" is So Disappointing
Dec 14, 2013 9:13 am
Comments: 31 | Views: 16,563

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug isn't terrible, but it's not great either, at least not for those fans that preferred the well-paced... More
Early Impressions of Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas
Nov 16, 2013 11:05 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 16,476

Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas is an upscale restaurant or izakaya located at 1036 Castro Street, the second location of a very popular establishment in Cupertino of... More
Why Catching Fire is So Much Better Than the First Hunger Games Movie
Nov 22, 2013 4:02 pm
Comments: 32 | Views: 10,415

As most people know, Catching Fire is the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, but while the second novel sometimes feels phoned-in... More
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