Berkeley: A new haven for cinephiles

When people think of cities with vibrant film cultures, only two places tend to come to mind: Los Angeles and New York. Which, to be fair, is expected. There’s Los Angeles — the home of Disney, Warner Brothers Studios and almost all other major studios. It’s arguably the entertainment capital
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A week in events: Oct. 20 to Oct. 26

Dreading the second wave of midterms and trying to put off studying? Here’s a plentiful list of events you can attend to distract yourself! Whether you want to get your organic-vegetable fix or get involved in the startup scene around Berkeley, this week is filled with opportunities for you. Monday,
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San Francisco Symphony breathes new life into childhood classics

I have never cried during a movie, but every time I get close, it’s because of a Pixar film. By combining heartwarming characters and moving theatrical scores, Pixar manages to convey valuable life lessons in an entertaining package for both children and adults. While school teaches children about the way
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Pixar president speaks at BAM about illuminating the imagination

Just three miles from the UC Berkeley campus, employees at Pixar Animation Studios recite the dictum, “Story is king.” While one might see its films as an array of dazzling, colorful scenes grounded by meticulous attention to characterization and story detail, there’s a human force behind Pixar that often goes
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Picks of the Week: Science, Slasher and SUPERB

Contrary to popular belief,  there remain loads of entertainment events this week to break away from the postbreak, midsemester rut. Pixar co-founder on “Creativity” at BAM Any self-professed nonfan of Pixar definitely ranks among the world’s worst liars. For insights into the creative processes behind the scenes, check out the
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