the Paly Voice


  • “Palo Alto” offers unconvincing, aimless portrayal of high school life

    It turns out the only thing that angers Palo Altans more than James Franco’s novel “Palo Alto” is Gia Coppola’s film adaptation of that book by the same name.

    "Palo Alto" centers around the experiences of two teens, April (Emma Roberts) and Teddy (Jack Kilmer). Photo by
  • Review: The Croods — a movie for all ages

    DreamWorks Animation, famously known for its animated movies such as “Shrek” and “Madagascar,” has created yet another hit titled “The Croods.”

    "The Croods," is about a family of cavemen who are put in a new situation and must learn how to work together to survive. It is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Photo by DreamWorks Animation's.
  • Review: “Dallas Buyers Club” delivers outstanding acting and storytelling

    Actors Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto bring out some of their best work in the Oscar-nominated drama about the AIDS virus and the social climate revolving around the shocking disease in the 1980′s

  • Review: Despicable Me 2 is not despicable at all

    “Despicable Me 2″ is looking to make a splash in the “Best Animated Feature” category of this Sunday’s Academy Awards.

  • Review: “Her” is a sci-fi emotional rollercoaster

    Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi/romance is the one of most innovative films of either genre in recent memory.

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