Articles tagged julie & julia

21 Jan 2010 // 9:59 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 // 4:16 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

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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