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This year’s Oscar dinner

Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees. You can read more at Oscar Dinner. Planning this year’s Oscar Dinner proved challenging (despite being a great year for movie Food … Continue reading

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I need some help with this year’s Oscar Dinner

Every year, The Movie Gourmet watches the Oscars while enjoying a meal inspired by the Best Picture nominees.  For example, last year’s highlight was Grandma Ethel’s Brisket for A Serious Man. We also had airplane bottles of liquor for Up … Continue reading

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My take on the Oscar nominees

I’m pretty pleased with this year’s Oscar nominees.  The Academy did better than usual and avoided its frequent horribly undeserving nominations and inexplicably unjust missed nominations. I’m downright giddy that my pick for the year’s best movie, the underdog indie … Continue reading

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FINALLY! New Movies to See This Week

    The good autumn movies have started to roll out, and it’s time to go back to the theaters.  This week I’m recommending Mesrine: Killer Instinct, Animal Kingdom, The American and The Tillman Story.  I’ll be seeing Soul Kitchen … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now (very late August Edition)

Now we’re really down to the August dregs in theaters. Here’s your chance to see some better movies from earlier in the year. Inception, Toy Story 3, The Girl Who Played With Fire, Get Low and The Kids Are All … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now (late August edition)

As my friend Keith always advises me, movie distributors send out their weakest material in August.  Make lemonade out of the lemons by catching up on the better movies from earlier in the year. Inception and Toy Story 3 are two … Continue reading

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New Movies to See This Week

Inception and Toy Story 3 are two of the year’s best. If you want a thriller, go with The Girl Who Played With Fire.  Robert Duvall gives another masterful performance in Get Low.  For an indie dramedy, try The Kids … Continue reading

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Updated Movies to See Right Now

I recommend the summer’s one high quality blockbuster, Inception.  If you have followed The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, you will want to continue the trilogy with The Girl Who Played With Fire.  The indie dramedy The Kids Are All Right is enjoyable, too.  One of the … Continue reading

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ALL NEW (mostly) Movies To See

    I recommend the summer’s one high quality blockbuster, Inception.  If you have followed The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, you will want to continue the trilogy with The Girl Who Played With Fire.  The indie dramedy The Kids Are All Right is enjoyable, too. … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right

Annette Bening and Julianne Moore play a lesbian couple with teen kids.  The kids find their sperm donor sire (Mark Ruffalo), who invites himself into the family.  This is not what the moms had in mind.  Laughs and tears ensue.  … Continue reading

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