Tag Archives: Side Dish

Global Advent: Day 17

The Film: The Dish – Australia When most people think about foreign films they forget they’re not all subtitled — some of them are in English. Although accents and colloquialisms can be a hindrance to some, movies from the UK … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 20

The Film: Comme une image [Look At Me] A  likeable film about unlikeable characters, you will never see another story like this. At the center is one man — a famous writer, a father and husband, a womanizer, a self-centered … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 19

The Film: Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis [Welcome to the Sticks] When heavy action and teary dramas don’t sit right. When romance and thrillers fail to please. Comedy is the best medicine. This year there were comedies about death, r-rated box-office hits, … 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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