L.A. Film Critics Association Names Moonlight Best Film

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named Moonlight best picture of the year. Adam Driver (Paterson) and Isabelle Huppert (Elle and Things to Come) were awarded top acting honors. Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins received the top directing prize, while the LAFC gave Damien Chazelle second prize for his musical love letter to Los Angeles, La La Land ....more

NY Film Critics Circle Awards ‘La La Land’ Best Film; Casey Affleck, Isabelle Huppert Best Actors

The New York Film Critics Circle chose La La Land as the best film of the year and declared Barry Jenkins Best Director for Moonlight. Isabelle Huppert – after an upset at the Gothams when she was named the best actress winner over favored Annette Bening and Natalie Portman – the French icon was selected as Best Actress for her roles in both Elle and The Things to Come. Casey Affleck – who is the frontrunner in this category – was chosen as Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea ....more

Jane’s World: Cleaning Your Mom’s House Out

Where has Jane been the past week? Cleaning her mom's house out, which unearthed many amazing Old Mission Peninsula history.. ....more

Manchester By the Sea, Casey Affleck, Amy Adams Win National Board of Review Awards

The National Board of Review just named Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By the Sea the Best Film of the year. They also gave awards to Casey Affleck for best actor and to Lonergan for his screenplay. In a press release, NBR President Annie Schulhof said, “Manchester by the Sea is a masterful film which explores love, loss, and redemption in a deeply moving and completely original way ....more

Gotham Awards: ‘Moonlight’ Nabs Best Film; Isabelle Huppert, Casey Affleck Best Actor Awards

A24’s Moonlight received a major awards boost Monday night when it won best feature at the 26th...more

Letters: Hats Off to Election Workers in Peninsula Township

A big shout-out to Carol Raphael, Shirl Waclawski, Joanne Westphal and Deb Hamilton for facilitating a smooth election process... ....more

OMPUMC Hosting Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on the Old Mission Peninsula

The Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church is hosting their annual free Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. All are welcome!.. ....more

American Honey, Manchester By the Sea Lead 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

The nominations are in for the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, with Manchester By the Sea, American Honey and Moonlight leading the nominations. The Spirit Awards Nominating Committees are comprised of writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, actors, critics, casting directors, film festival programmers and other working film professionals. The 32nd Annual Spirit Awards will be broadcast live exclusively on IFC on Saturday, Feb ....more

Photo of the Day: Nov. 22, 2016 – Old Mission General Store

Jane reminisces about a few childhood memories wrapped up into the Old Mission General Store, which gets our Photo of the Day... ....more

Photo of the Day: Nov. 21, 2016 – Mike Borsuck, Determined Duck Hunter

Mike Borsuck is one determined duck hunter. We caught up with him as he was taking some duck decoys out into East Bay. The post.. ....more