My Night with Michelle Williams & Marilyn

I don’t usually write about film screenings and Q&A’s on my blog since it is the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) policy that only members and their guests attend. No journalists or note taking allowed. Well, I didn’t take notes, and I’m… Keep Reading »

Food in Film: Ratatouille (2007)

Guest Post by Penelope Worley, Recipe by Jewels
I have been thinking that Julie Anne is really onto something when she says,“if you can read, you can cook.” Good cooks and creative ideas can sometimes come from the most random, common or unthought of places.

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Food in Film: Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate (1992) by Penelope Worley
Nick, Tatjana, and Julie Anne Rhodes
Just like Julie Anne ties in one of her scrumptious recipes to her blog of life’s adventures so too does this film blend in a recipe into each portion of the story. Originally… Keep Reading »

Food in Film Series

J: With a background in film as an actress in addition to my career in food, you can imagine my excitement when film maker Penelope Worley suggested doing a series about food in film. It took all of two seconds to say YES! She will be writing… Keep Reading »

The Big Guns Are Taking Aim at Oscar

Julie Anne Rhodes, 1996
The big guns are taking aim at Oscar. The past week has been an orgy of screenings in their quest. Everyone is a critic, right? So, I just couldn’t resist jotting down a few thoughts of my own about what I’ve seen.

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