Review

Una llamada que quieres contestar: Las Chicas del Cable

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Cuando mis aplicaciones para la universidad me preguntaron mi placer culposo, inmediatamente respondí “Cable Girls” (o “Las Chicas del Cable”), la drama de período de Netflix (2017) que mantuvo mis ojos pegados a la pantalla. El drama es acelerada, los platos de cines bonitos y los disfraces lujosos añadieron a la producción impresionante de la […]

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Prior to the Watergate scandal, The Post leaves viewers on edge

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“If we live in a world where the government can tell us what we can and cannot print, then the Washington Post has already ceased to exist,” said Editor in chief of The Washington Post, Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) in Steven Spielberg’s “The Post.” Today, new information about the government is publicized daily, but this […]

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Escape to Agrabah in Disney’s live action production of Aladdin

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Our favorite “street rat” comes to life in the live action production of Disney’s “Aladdin,” showing a unanimously adoring crowd ‘a whole new world’ of unforgettable Disney magic. Playing in San Francisco’s Orpheum Theater, “Aladdin” transports the audience to the mystifying city of Agrabah, where the audience embarks on a journey alongside Aladdin and both […]

‘Sing Unburied Sing’ hits all the right notes

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“The branches are full. They are full with ghosts, two or three, all the way up to the top, to the feathered leaves,” thinks Jojo, a biracial 13-year-old boy, standing in his grandparents’ yard. This image is emblematic of perhaps the most human aspect of the Jesmyn Ward novel, “Sing, Unburied, Sing:” that which haunts […]

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Marin Museum of Contemporary Art provides both a serious take and a whimsical look at the world today

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The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), located in Novato, is currently offering meaningful and thought-provoking artwork about the current political climate, while also providing an entertaining and whimsical view of the world today. Opening early last month, “My” and “BUG SUR” were two of the featured exhibits displayed. Being my first visit to this […]

The exhibit is on display until March 25.

Embroidery offers unique history, but fails to capture lasting interest

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“Embroidery is both old and new. It is found in most cultures, in all parts of the world, worked by men and women of all ages,” travelguru Mary Gostelow wrote in her novel, “A World of Embroidery.” This quote is prominently written on the walls of the de Young’s Beyond the Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions […]

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“The End of the F***ing World” starts strong but fails to reach full potential

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  Netflix’s new comedy/drama series, “ The End of the F***ing World,” based on the graphic novel by Charles Forsman, begins with a monologue from protagonist James (Alex Lawther) explaining that he is a psychopath who has spent much of his youth killing animals in an attempt to feel emotion. James then explains to the […]

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Marin’s best weekend breakfast places to satisfy an empty stomach

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Click below to read a review of some of the best weekend breakfast places in Marin rated by atmosphere, best dishes, service and affordability.

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Best of 2017

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The Bark reviewed a collection of books, TV series, movies, albums and podcasts to top off 2017. To read the full story, click below.  

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Best outdoor ice skating rinks near Marin

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Ice skating always marks a turning point from warmer fall weather to the cold winter and the beginning of the holiday season. I reviewed three outdoor ice skating rinks within 16 miles of Redwood based on customer service, atmosphere, comfort of skates and cost.   EMBARCADERO ICE RINK: 3.5/5   Located near the San Francisco […]