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UC Berkeley was buzzing on Friday afternoon as a wedding, department graduations and a massive Hollywood production happened simultaneously on campus.

Filming for Christopher Nolan's star-studded "Oppenheimer" took over the heart of campus. The biopic

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It’s one of those Bay Area urban legends high on repetition and low on details — like the Oakland port cranes inspiring “The Empire Strikes Back” (they didn’t) or Julia Child dining at Tu Lan (she did).

“The ‘What’s Up, Doc’ chase scene ruined the Alt

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Disney’s “Cruella” is both a live-action “101 Dalmatians” origin story and an ode to 1970s London. It’s set at the height of the punk rock era, when an “anything goes” mentality ruled music, fashion and makeup. When she took on the job, mak

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Twenty years after “Bring It On” debuted, “Brr it’s cold in here” and “This is not a democracy, it’s a cheerocracy” have shown no signs of being shunted aside from the cultural lexicon.

But in the late ’90s when screenwriter Jessica Bendinger shopped

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