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I Hate Hollywood
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

“Guardians of Peace” Make War on Moviegoers

For something calling itself the Guardians of Peace (GOP), the anonymous hacker or hackers have crossed the line into threats of violence. After several cinema chains buckled under the threat of “another 911” if they showed The Interview, Sony Pictures postponed the scheduled Dec. 25. The movie may be shelved altogether. The rather unfunny-looking film, starring James Franco and Seth R...
Home Movies/Out on Digital
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
When pampered millennials play militia trying to scare off Mexicans crossing the border, they accidently kill the wife of a former sheriff. Guess who gets blamed? Frontera dramatizes desperation and h
Home Movies/Out on Digital
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Much of the Casablanca crew regrouped for Rope of Sand (1949). While the magic (and Humphrey Bogart) were missing, it’s a well-made effort in classic Hollywood style. Claude Rains is suavely duplici
Dining Out
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Comfort food, old-time ambiance

One look inside Alioto’s will bring back memories, bygone times, for anyone of a certain age and up. For younger people, it’s a taste of retro—a glimpse of what some supper clubs looked like in the 1960s and ’70s. The paneled walls in the enormous dining room and the authentic