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Review: A family unravels spectacularly for the holidays in ‘Cult of Love’ in Berkeley

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Friday, February 2, 2024

 

Review: A family unravels spectacularly for the holidays in ‘Cult of Love’ in Berkeley

In Leslye Headland’s ‘Cult of Love,’ family members butt heads during a Christmas gathering gone horribly wrong.

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Apple’s Vision Pro headset hits US stores today. Here’s what you need to know

Ahead of the release, CEO Tim Cook called it “the most advanced consumer electronics device ever created.”

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Colorado mailbox flooded with requests for free 177-year-old sourdough starter

“This week, we have well over 1,000 requests coming in. It’s insane.”

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Bay Area fingerstyle guitarist releases first solo album in nearly two decades

Fingerstyle guitarist Teja Gerken will be the first to tell you that there are no real stars in his kind of music.

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Review: For a movie that feels like a joke, ‘Argylle’ isn’t that funny

The actors nearly keep the movie’s absurd plate-spinning going. Among them are Bryan Cranston as the head of a shadowy organization called the Division, and Catherine O’Hara as Elly’s mother. But roles are fluid in “Argylle.” It’s a testament to Bryce Dallas Howard’s charm that “Argylle” is watchable, at all, and Rockwell, too, elevates the material.

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Horoscopes Feb. 2, 2024: Shakira, simplicity can work in your favor

Celebrities born on this day, today’s birthday horoscope and numbers and the daily horoscope for each zodiac sign.

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SF filmmaker’s egg-freezing sojourn becomes her new movie

“Scrambled,” a raucous, R-rated comedy taken from Leah McKendrick’s real-life experience, opens in theaters Feb. 2.

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Britney Spears slams Justin Timberlake after he goes back to shading her

Several days after Spears tried ‘to play nice’ by praising Timberlake’s music, her ex-boyfriend dropped the F-bomb to declare at a show Wednesday night that wasn’t doing any more apologies.

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San Jose Stage presents a play for a divided America, then and now

‘People Where They Are,’ by Berkeley playwright Anthony Clarvoe, looks at formative time for civil rights, labor movements.

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Iconic new wave act set to bring the ‘Love’ to Bay Area festival

Big Freedia, Redd Kross and Bush Tetras also slated to play annual John Waters-emceed festival

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The Mereu vy News ENTERTAINMENT Friday, February 2, 2024 REVIEW: A FAMILY UNRAVELS SPECTACULARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS IN ‘CULT OF LOVE’ IN BERKELEY In Leslye Headland’s ‘Cult of Love,’ family members butt heads during a Christmas gathering gone horribly wrong. Read more → APPLE’S VISION PRO HEADSET HITS US STORES TODAY. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Ahead of the release, CEO Tim Cook called it “the most advanced consumer electronics device ever created.” Read more → COLORADO MAILBOX FLOODED WITH REQUESTS FOR FREE 177-YEAR-OLD SOURDOUGH STARTER “This week, we have well over 1,000 requests coming in. It’s insane.” Read more → BAY AREA FINGERSTYLE GUITARIST RELEASES FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN NEARLY TWO DECADES Fingerstyle guitarist Teja Gerken will be the first to tell you that there are no real stars in his kind of music. Read more → REVIEW: FOR A MOVIE THAT FEELS LIKE A JOKE, ‘ARGYLLE’ ISN’T THAT FUNNY The actors nearly keep the movie’s absurd plate-spinning going. Among them are Bryan Cranston as the head of a shadowy organization called the Division, and Catherine O’Hara as Elly’s mother. But roles are fluid in “Argylle.” It’s a testament to Bryce Dallas Howard’s charm that “Argylle” is watchable, at all, and Rockwell, too, elevates the material. Read more → HOROSCOPES FEB. 2, 2024: SHAKIRA, SIMPLICITY CAN WORK IN YOUR FAVOR i BElal T Celebrities born on this day, today’s birthday horoscope and numbers and the daily horoscope for each zodiac sign. Read more → SF FILMMAKER’S EGG-FREEZING SOJOURN BECOMES HER NEW MOVIE “Scrambled,” a raucous, R-rated comedy taken from Leah McKendrick’s real-life experience, opens in theaters Feb. 2. Read more → BRITNEY SPEARS SLAMS JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AFTER HE GOES BACK TO SHADING HER Several days after Spears tried ‘to play nice’ by praising Timberlake’s music, her ex-boyfriend dropped the F-bomb to declare at a show Wednesday night that wasn’t doing any more apologies. Read more → SAN JOSE STAGE PRESENTS A PLAY FOR A DIVIDED AMERICA, THEN AND NOW ‘People Where They Are,’ by Berkeley playwright Anthony Clarvoe, looks at formative time for civil rights, labor movements. Read more → ICONIC NEW WAVE ACT SET TO BRING THE ‘LOVE’ TO BAY AREA FESTIVAL Big Freedia, Redd Kross and Bush Tetras also slated to play annual John Waters-emceed festival Read more → ; Bay Area News Group Copyright © 2024 Bay Area News Group. All rights reserved. 75 E. Santa Clara Street, Suite 1100 | San Jose, CA 95113
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