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‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ celebrates sexual exploration

More often than not, female coming-of-age stories neglect the reality of young girls who are trying to understand their sexuality. They grow up amidst a culture that shuns female promiscuity, and this culture stunts healthy development and maturity because it oppresses sensuality and assertiveness. Director Marielle Heller’s film, “The Diary
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A look back at San Francisco’s largest comedy festival

SF Sketchfest, San Francisco’s premiere comedy extravaganza, ended it’s 14th run on Feb. 8. But if you missed all the crazy, slapstick and just plain “out there” performances, you can read The Daily Californian’s highlights! Here are some of our favorite events from this year’s festival. “Groundhog Day” on Groundhog
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‘Girl Most Likely’ demonstrates what most romantic comedies don’t

Kristen Wiig's new film rife with touching moments but fails to make a lasting impression

Charming though unremarkable, “Girl Most Likely,” Kristen Wiig’s latest dramedy, is touching at times but fails to generate “Bridesmaids”-worthy laughs. “Girl Most Likely” tells the story of Imogene Duncan (Wiig), a Jersey-born, Manhattan-obsessed aspiring (and failing) playwright. When her long-term boyfriend dumps her for a French model, Imogene goes on
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‘Despicable Me 2’ fails to live up to its predecessor

Animated sequel proves lovable yet predictable

There are so many characteristics of “Despicable Me 2” that parallel its prequel that one almost expects the movie to be good at least for its familiarity. Once again, Gru must decide between good and evil when new characters arrive on the scene to steal his heart. This time, instead
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