A passage to India to look for MLB pitchers

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這看似天方夜譚的故事,其實真有其事,片尾的真實片段為證。電影前半部在印度的主要劇情,以喜劇成分為主…

“Godzilla” destroys San Francisco but still a hero!

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巨型哥斯拉從海中到舊金山,在戲中的動作鏡頭中摧毀許多大家熟悉的舊金山景物,這本來就是電影的看頭…

Baidu taps Stanford professor Andrew Ng to lead A.I. research

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百度在Sunnyvale 的辦公室今天正式開幕,百度創辦人李彥宏透露,在矽谷開公司的主要目的…

Palo Alto through the eyes of James Franco

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故事環繞在April (Emma Roberts 演)身上。羞澀的她,是女足球隊的球員,經常和朋友到其他看似有錢人家庭學生的住家…

Alibaba’s IPO sets to encourage other Chinese companies to follow suit

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美中硅谷協會共同會長王暘認為,阿里巴巴與最近新浪微博進軍美國股市會帶動另一波的中國新興公司走向國際…

New Chinese restaurant upsets residents

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The newly-opened Tai Wu restaurant is so popular that many customers occupied the parking spaces in the neighborhood…

San Mateo man pleads not guilty of killing dog

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A San Mateo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he killed his Jack Russell terrier during a psychotic episode…

A former POW confronts his torturer

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這是根據真人事蹟改編的故事。故事重溫日軍的暴行,叫人心痛。但更重要的是提醒大家戰爭可能在一段時間後結束…

SF: Two dead, including toddler, in Sunnydale fire

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Two people, including a toddler, were killed in a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Sunnydale neighborhood…

‘Shrimp Boy’ pleads not guilty to felony charges

Raymond Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case has pleaded not guilty…

Oculus: Yet another scary mirror story

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故事在兩個時空中來回反复,觀眾慢慢了解故事的來龍去脈,和一般的恐怖片不同,讓觀眾慢慢感覺魔鏡下意識的恐怖

A Hemingway that no one has seen before

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今年在事業上做同樣大膽演出的 Jude Law,在這部電影中達到了一定的成效。Law 演活了藍領粗暴流氓,而這個人物一句又一句如詩一般的台詞…

Captain America stands out among super heroes

Captain America 美國隊長的故事已經是Marvel 漫畫世界征服好萊塢的最新作品。如一般的超級英雄電影,少不了令人目不暇給的動作鏡頭、精心策劃的特效…

SF: Proposal to allow new in-law units in Castro passes

Legislation that will allow for the creation of new in-law units in San Francisco’s Castro District was unanimously approved…

Man found guilty in Fisherman’s Wharf double murder

A jury found a Fisherman’s Wharf souvenir shop worker guilty of fatally shooting two workers at a rival business…

SF to showcase the best in world cinema

電影《風暴 Firestorm》講述香港鬧市街頭,發生押款車劫持案,劉德華飾演的重案組高級督察,與歹徒交火的動作鏡頭展開這場黑白之間的鬥爭…

The impact of Sen. Yee’s indictment

對於參議員余胤良被捕事件,受訪的市議員表示震驚。但也希望事件不會影響民眾對民選官員的信心…

Why does a 40 year old man compete in the Spelling Bee?

這部《髒話》也是從影超過三十年的男主角 Jason Bateman 首次導演的影片。Jason Bateman 透露飾演的 Guy,不擇手段和孩童們爭拼字寶座…

“Ilo Ilo” heads to America

1997年的新加坡,金融風暴陰影下的一則故事。家中父母忙於事業,母親更懷有一胎,從菲律賓請來一名家庭女傭來照顧男童家樂…

Entering the world of “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

導演Wes Anderson 帶觀眾進入的,是個色彩繽紛、令人目不暇給的電影世界。電影人物的動作也帶有特定的韻律和卡通色彩…

Daly City considers restricting e-cigarettes

這些看來像是芳香療法中植物香油的瓶子,裡頭裝的其實是電子煙。Daly City 市長David Canega 表示,隨著舊金山正立法…

San Jose police officer charged with rape

San Jose Police Officer Geoffrey Graves, a six year veteran of the force, has been charged with forcible rape…

The adventures of papa dog and his human son

目前還只是新一年的頭三個月,就已經有來一部高素質的動畫片,水準離《The Lego Movie》不遠,更是在紅木城的PDI DreamWorks 動畫公司創作,值得贊嘆…

Maggie Q shatters Asian stereotypes in Hollywood

Maggie Q shares her story about fighting for roles in Hollywood as an Asian American…

Police believe nephew of homicide victim takes his own life

消防人員是在清晨五點到達火場,發現56歲的Richard Fang 倒臥在他居住的公寓門口附近,已經死亡…

Eviction problem worsens in San Francisco

華協中心表示,在過去兩個月處理的個案中,有三成是租客收到迫遷通知,或是房東提出搬遷協議。這比平時多出一倍…

“Non-Stop”: Hijacker kills a passenger every 20 minutes

飾演空警的Liam Neeson,已經61歲,竟然在五年前的《Taken》動作片中飾演英雄人物,取得迴響。之後每年的春季…

Challenges faced by transgender teens

17歲的Milpitas 學生樊欣欣,年幼時從廣州移民來美。成長過程中,慢慢發覺自己比較喜歡玩男生喜歡玩的東西…

Silicon Valley’s Cinequest Film Festival

中國導演華亞的影片 《平行迷宮 Parallel Maze》,探討是否有個平行世界在運作,色彩迷離。

Volcano disaster re-imagined in “Pompeii”

首先,這是一部災難片,所以看的除了電影結尾的火山爆發吞噬整個城市的情景之外,導演並沒有在這愛情故事中加入太多的人物刻畫…