UC Berkeley student sexually assaulted on walk home

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A student at the University of California at Berkeley is in the hospital after being sexually assaulted while walking home…

Finding an excellent tear jerker in “Lion”

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Adapted from a novel written by the real life Saroo, “Lion” is an effective tear jerker that leaves hardly anybody dry-eyed…

Arson suspected in house fire in SF Sunset District

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A homeowner woke up to find someone setting fire to the exterior wall of her house in Sunset District in San Francisco…

“Allied” oozes glamour under the shadow of World War II

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The first half of “Allied” takes us back to bask in the glamour of Casablanca in the forties. Scenes of an expanse of the desert and flavors of the city heighten our senses…

Ang Lee’s experimental war movie “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” misses its mark

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It is precisely this real time unfolding of events that makes the film lose its focus…

How an American family comes apart in “American Pastoral”

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Adapted from Philip Roth’s novel of the same name, this story, published in the nineties, eerily reflects the societal changes of today. The racial riots of the sixties mirrors the pressing issue of “Black Lives Matter” …