Tag Archives: Snack

World Advent : Day 17

The Film: Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle – South Korea Two siblings, who have grown to be two very different adults, compete in a nationwide kimchi contest. But food is just the entry into their personal stories which makes … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 13

The Film: องค์บาก [Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior] – Thailand I admit it. The only reason I watched this film is so I would have an excuse to make Pad Thai popcorn. But I was also in the mood for a … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 12

The Film: L’homme du train [Man on the Train] – France Patrice Leconte quickly became a favorite director of mine with Man on the Train. The unique story, the masculine but artful direction — a masterful character study. It was … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 1

Last year’s Global Advent was so much fun I decided to do it again. Movies from around the world this year paired with cinema’s best friend — popcorn inspired by world flavors. The Film: The Intouchables [Intouchables] – France I … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 16

The Film: Mostly Martha [Bella Martha] – Germany A film about food which is really about life . Completely my kind of film. I had seen the English language remake, No Reservations, before I knew it was based on a … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 12

The Film: White Wedding – South Africa Imagine Planes, Trains & Automobiles if Steve Martin weren’t trying to get home for Thanksgiving, but rather to his own wedding. Imagine if John Candy was his philandering best friend. Imagine if this … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 24

The Film: Joyeux Noël I wrap up this series with a French film about Christmas. Based on actual events the film tells the story of a Christmas Eve during World War I. The real events are much more interesting and … 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 12

The Film: Bon Voyage It begins in a theater in France prior to the German invasion, not that the film is about WWII exactly. It’s about a network of characters who are affected, some more than others, by the invasion … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 2

The Film: Mon meilleur ami [My Best Friend] Directed by Patrice Lectone, this film has everything you would want from a good comedy but is secretly so much more. It’s a simple idea but the way Leconte approaches the subject, … Continue reading

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