Articles tagged julie & julia

21 Jan 2010 // 8:59 PM

Curse Ye, Orwell!

Orwell declared that there are “four great motives” for writing: sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse, and political purpose. As for the rest of us...

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Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

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13 Aug 2009 // 3:16 AM

Is the whisk mightier than the sword?

If you just look at the box office take, “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” stomped all over “Julie & Julia” last weekend. “Joe”

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Writer Julie Powell shares how she cooked a blog, a book and a movie deal, too

Julie Powell doesn’t look — or sound — a bit like Amy Adams. Nor do most of us, for that matter. But Powell’s connection to

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NEW YORK — For “Julie & Julia,” Meryl Streep said, she based her portrayal of chef-de-TV Julia Child partly on her own mother, who had “an

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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