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Metro Silicon Valley
12.24.08

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News

New Year's Eve
2009 The Year of Swank | Walking the Dinosaurs | 2008 New Year's Eve Events

News

Gimme Shelter
A spike in unemployment and a drop in temperature mean a rough holiday season for too many local families

The Fly
Silicon Valley News Notes

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Scene Again

Style
Make Me Sweater

Sports
San Jose Stealth

Kids
A holiday train display for kids can be seen through Dec. 26 in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose.

Movies


Film Review: Look Backward
Brad Pitt grows up in reverse in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

Film Review: "The Spirit"
Will Eisner's comic-book hero gets short shrift in film adaptation

Film Review: "The Reader"
Can good books redeem bad people?

Film Review: "Doubt"
Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman stage an actors' duel

Film Review: "Gran Torino"
Clint Eastwood talks tough but does the right thing

Film Review: "Valkryie"
Tom Cruise tries to kill Hitler in WWII thriller

Film Review: "Marley & ME"
The pooch rules the roost in 'Marley & Me' with Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Music Scene: Frontier Wives
A seminal San Jose band has plans for a union at the Blank Club

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS    MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Northern Star
Shan showcases north Indian and Pakistani cuisine

Live Feed
Drive Time

The Wine Column
Party With Pairings

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Art Review: 'Women in Comics'
A new show at the Mohr Gallery in Mountain View looks at the work of four female artists

Book Review: "The Sun and the Moon"
Matthew Goodman explores the infamous Moon Hoax of 19th-century journalism

Book Review: "Bound by Law?"
In pictures and found images, a new book explores the weirdness of modern copyright laws

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
December 24 - 30, 2008