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Jason Bateman in "Bad Words" (credit: Focus Features)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Anita’ & ‘Bad Words’

Jan has a few “words” to say about Jason Bateman’s directorial debut…

03/21/2014

Mount Tamalpais

Filmmaker Hopes Project Will Heal Mt. Tam’s Cold War Scars

During the Cold War, Mount Tamalpais was altered to make way for nuclear missiles. Now, a unique collaboration of federal, state and local agencies will try to begin fixing the damage with a multimillion dollar project.

02/14/2014

Katie Couric (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Katie Couric Makes Documentary Debut At Sundance

With her many projects, Katie Couric also made a documentary featured at Sundance…

01/20/2014

Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson in "Saving Mr. Banks" (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ & ‘The Armstrong Lie’

This week, Jan talks Disney & Mary Poppin’s creator & the Lance Armstrong documentary

12/13/2013

(L-R) Tre Cool, Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Documentary Hits Theaters

A new documentary chronicling the journey of Green Day’s American Idiot and how it went from the recording studio to the Broadway stage is hitting theaters…

08/27/2013

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Publicly Calls For Immigration Reform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out publicly for the first time Monday in favor of immigration reform…

08/06/2013

Hugh Jackman as "The Wolverine" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The To-Do List’ & ‘Plimpton!’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews a trio of movies; “The Wolverine” starring Hugh Jackman, “The To-Do List” and “Plimpton!”

07/26/2013

Radha Stern's story of forgiveness is featured in the documentary, 'Unlikely Friends.' (Radha Stern)

Community Corner: Bay Area Mom Forgives Son’s Murderer

One Bay Area mother was able to do something pretty remarkable: forgive the man who murdered her son…

07/07/2013

"The Angels Share" (credit: © 2012 - Sixteen Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Angels’ Share’ & ‘Room 237′

KCBS’ Jan Wahl reviews “The Angels’ Share”, a Scottish film about a man trying to straighten out his troubled life and the documentary “Room 237″

04/19/2013

Les Blank (credit: Petr Novák/Wikipedia Commons)

Acclaimed Documentary Maker Les Blank Dies At 77

Acclaimed documentary maker, Les Blank, who focused his camera on cultural corners ranging from blues music, to garlic lovers, died Sunday at his home in Berkeley…

04/07/2013

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