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MOVIESThe best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2022
Theaters continued to struggle in 2022. So did streamers, as they attempted to turn their business models profitable. But...Original post made on Dec. 29, 2022
Last comment by roaksinri, on Dec 29, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 33307 Views
MOVIESNew movie theater promises big-ticket experience
Opening next week, the new ShowPlace Icon theater at the San Antonio shopping center is planning to carve out a niche as...Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by mahsm, on Oct 18, 2018 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 29889 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Jersey Boys'
Let's face it: "Jersey Boys" has never been high art. The wildly successful jukebox musical about Frankie Valli and the Four...Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 22, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 25845 Views
MOVIESReview: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 24949 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
Like a rolling stone, singer-guitarist Llewyn Davis tumbles through the Greenwich Village folk-music scene of the '60s. It's...Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Xaviem, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 23434 Views
MOVIESReview: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 20346 Views
MOVIESReview: 'The Great Beauty'
It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 20122 Views
The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 19877 Views
MOVIESReview: 'The World's End'
You can go home again, but it's going to involve drinking. That's the starting point of "The World's End," the latest from...Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Movie Watcher, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 19300 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Finding Vivian Maier'
Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 19292 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Palo Alto'
The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 18416 Views
By all rights, the new comedy "Tammy" would be the ultimate expression of Melissa McCarthy's comedy. Written by the film...Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 16104 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Wish I Was Here'
Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 16084 Views
MOVIESReview: 'Sex Tape'
There's a sequence early on in "Sex Tape" during which the married couple played by Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel try repeatedly...Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 15871 Views
MOVIESDown to clown
"Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn" may be about as shallow as a puddle, but that's still...Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sigh too, on Feb 7, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 14118 Views
You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 13956 Views
MOVIESGoogle launches $10 million Bay Area charity contest
Google officials are launching a $10 million grant program for Bay Area charities looking to grow. Read the full story...Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Announcement?, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 11856 Views
MOVIESMountain View High student wins Google open source contest
As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 11484 Views
MOVIESStudent film takes first in nearby festival
Two Mountain View High School seniors recently nabbed first prize, and $2,000 in scholarship money, for an animated film...Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by James Matt, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 am | 2 comments | 9837 Views
MOVIESRaging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival
The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as Mountain View filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her documentary on...Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 11 comments | 9786 Views
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