Dear Friends, We hope that you had your fill of whatever makes Thanksgiving taste good for you.
by Gary Meyer Have you ever lost contact with the outside world, deep in the Amazonian rainforest with an Indian tribe, drenched by storms, attacked by deadly insects and experiencing hallucinogenic encounters with a jaguar? And the sounds—oh those sounds of the jungle forever in your brain. If so— you are a rare adventurer but […]
We are pleased to present a collection of trailers, interviews and appreciations of Federico Fellini in honor of his 100th birthday. The first four trailers are for the Fellini 100: Homage to Federico Fellini Marathon at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco, Saturday, March 7. Fellini festivals and events are occurring throughout North America with […]
By Louise Dunlap My first reaction is “No way I’m going to review a film with the name “R——.“ I’ve spent too long telling relatives in the nation’s capital how their team’s name evokes bloody skins of the First People of our continent hunted for bounty. Even though this film acknowledges the R-word as a […]
A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World From the James Beard Award-winning, much-loved cookbook author and authority: an around-the-world collection of recipes from the global Jewish diaspora—an essential book of cooking and culture. We feature two favorites from this beautiful book: Double-Lemon Roast Chicken and Flourless Chocolate Cake. They make a meal […]
By Mike Kaplan If “Marketing” had been an accepted term for the handling of a motion picture in 1968, my title for the two years I spent nurturing 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY would have been Marketing Strategist for Stanley Kubrick and MGM and for the subsequent two years, for Kubrick’s A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. Dan Chaissan’s […]