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Weekend Watchlist: “Gravity,” “Harold and Maude,” R.Kelly

If you’re like me, that new-school-year excitement is probably beginning to wear off and that wtf-this-school-stuff-is-really-hard-work feeling is settling in. You don’t really have time to go to the movies, but…you’ll probably do it anyways. Check out this week’s picks if you’re in need of a quick break from midterm
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Weekend Watchlist: “Prisoners,” “Killer Joe,” “Rush”

This weekend’s list is all about high-adrenaline, action-packed films starring some of Hollywood’s leading men. They’ve all got their serious faces on, so be prepared for some intense thrills and somber scenes this weekend at the movies.   Prisoners I’m really excited for this movie, mostly  because it features Jake
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Living frugally with style

Berkeley is expensive. The rent is high. The clothing stores are trendy and cost a lot. If you let loose for dinner at a restaurant with homey decor and ethically raised ingredients, you can end up with a bill costing $45 per person. A year after arriving in Berkeley, I changed three things. First, I stopped comparing prices here with those in Houston, my hometown. Second, I started having a budget for the first time in my life. Finally, I started to cook.
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10 Ways To Avoid Cal Day

10 ways to avoid Cal Day

For all of us who shrink from the premise of human contact, Cal Day isn’t necessarily the most exciting time of year. The massive number of people jammed into the normally vast Sproul can bring out that inner sense of claustrophobia you held in as a child, and if you’re
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10 Berkeley museums to visit this weekend

Come Cal Day, Berkeley will be more stuffed than Cal Rubgy’s trophy chest. An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people will descend upon our streets and experience a day in the life of a Cal Bear. Here at the Daily Clog, we have a special dedication to finding the best things Berkeley offers, which coincidentally are
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Grounding ‘Vertigo’

1958 film sheds light on San Francisco at BAM/PFA showing

In honor of this famous collaboration between Hitchcock and the Bay Area, the Pacific Film Archive conducted a special screening of the psychological pulse-pounder with a rarely seen, IB tech print that would have been one of the originals seen in multiplexes across the nation when it first premiered.
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Hitchcock on display at the Pacific Film Archive

Imagine the following scenario: A woman goes to take a shower in her room at an isolated roadside motel. Nothing wrong with that, except for the fact that something fishy always seems to happen at those kinds of establishments — especially if there’s a young, naked, single woman involved. Sure
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Caitlin Kelley’s Picks of the Weekend

Girl with a Pearl Earring at the de Young After nearly 20 years outside of the U.S., Johannes Vermeer’s famous painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring” will open in San Francisco’s de Young Museum on Saturday. Spawning a fictionalized book and subsequent movie, much has been said about the girl
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