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2010-01-27 14:41:00

FILM LEGEND ROBERT DE NIRO TO BE HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT L.A. AWARDS GALA ON FEBRUARY 16TH Winners Featured in AARP The Magazine's 2010 March/April Issue WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's no doubt that 2009 was a year in which 50+ actors and film makers rocked Hollywood, providing film content that drove audiences and numbers at the box office. Now it's awards season, and AARP The Magazine has once again picked the best films for the 50+ audience...

2009-12-22 16:35:00

DALLAS, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Rented DVD Titles" for the week ending Dec. 20 is "The Hangover." This movie is an American screwball comedy film directed by Todd Phillips and stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and Heather Graham. The plot follows four friends who travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party, only to wake up the next morning not remembering a thing and...

2009-12-10 04:06:00

OJAI, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is bringing the hit movie Julie & Julia to real life as author Julie Powell and the Inn's Executive Chef Jamie West team up for a unique cooking weekend January 23-24, 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091210/NYFNSZ01) The special weekend includes author Julie Powell and Chef West in an interactive cooking demonstration highlighting some of Julia Child's recipes, similar to those portrayed in the...

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2009-08-24 12:08:19

Julia Child's 48-year-old culinary bible Mastering the Art of French Cooking is to make its debut at No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list Aug. 30. The 752-page book, which was written half a century ago by the late U.S. chef, author and television personality, has earned renewed attention thanks to the popularity of the blog, book and film, Julie & Julia. The Times said Mastering the Art will rank No. 1 on its best-seller list next week in the advice and how-to category. Nielsen...

2009-08-06 15:36:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of America's most loved chef, Julia Child, and the new movie, Julie and Julia, Print Works Bistro is offering a prix-fixe menu featuring recipes from Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. "If it weren't for Julia and the work she did, this restaurant quite literally wouldn't exist today," said Bart Ortiz, Executive Chef and Operating Partner at Print Works. "She's America's most approachable bridge to French cuisine."...

2009-08-05 10:30:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Scharffen Berger(R) chocolate makes its first motion picture appearance this summer in Julie & Julia, the highly anticipated motion picture from Sony Pictures set for release nationwide August 7. (http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090805/NY57225LOGO ) Meryl Streep is Julia Child and Amy Adams is Julie Powell in writer-director Nora Ephron's adaptation of two bestselling memoirs: Powell's Julie & Julia and My Life in France, by Julia...

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2009-08-05 10:30:00

U.S. actress Meryl Streep says she tried to capture the spirit of, not impersonate, Julia Child, the iconic chef she plays in her new film, Julie & Julia. The movie intertwines the story of Child's blossoming career as a chef, author and television personality with Julie Powell's blog and book about how she committed to cooking all of the recipes in Child's revolutionary 1961 tome, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Well, I bet everybody in this room could do their version of Julia...

2006-04-03 01:13:35

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - An amateur chef's account of her attempt to cook celebrated U.S. chef Julia Child's recipes on Monday took home the first literary garland devoted to books based on blogs. Julie Powell, a 32-year-old Texas-raised New Yorker, beat 89 other contenders for the first Blooker Prize and won $2,000 from the award's sponsor Lulu, a U.S.-based digital do-it-yourself publishing house. Powell's "Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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