Category Archives: Mexican

Global Advent: Day 20

The Film: Monsoon Wedding – India Just like White Wedding, the push and pull of modern versus traditional takes center stage as a wedding brings together family and friends. The layered story takes on serious issues but there is a … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 18

The Films: 6 from Toshir┼Ź Mifune & Akira Kurosawa I thought it was important to highlight two of my favorite people in foreign film. There are a few reasons they’re on the list but the strongest of those reasons is … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 9

The Film: Muriel’s Wedding – Australia I love Australian movies, especially the comedies. The wit and the humor is as distinct as the unforgettable characters and Muriel’s Wedding is packed with them. It is, of course, about Muriel’s wedding. It’s … Continue reading

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Never Fail

For me, quality storytelling is when I’m able to realize the writers are steps ahead of me, giving the characters what not what they want but what they need, so I can just sit back and watch it all unfold … Continue reading

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Recipe From Necessity

Eggplant. I’ll admit it, I absolutely hated eggplant. Until I had it fried, lightly breaded with the Arabic spice mix za’atar. Now I’m always looking for excuses to make the dish. With the change in temperature all the eggplant from … Continue reading

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