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Julie and Julia

These Movies Will Make You Hungry

Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment

It's doubtful anyone needs help working up an appetite for Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean a feast for the eyes is off the pre-holiday table. In f...

Meryl Streep Turns 64: A Look At Her Career Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment

Happy Birthday, Meryl Streep! This year will find the actress joining forces with Julia Roberts for the highly anticipated adaptation of "August: Osag...

Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln' And More Amazing On-Screen Transformations

Posted 11.08.2012 | Celebrity

By now, we all know that Daniel Day-Lewis' turn as Abraham Lincoln in the new Steven Spielberg film is scarily uncanny, starting from the first image ...

It Had to Be Her

Susannah Gora | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
Susannah Gora

When it comes to multi-hyphenate creative role models, the boys can have their Woody Allen, their Judd Apatow. For us girls, there is, and always will be, Nora.

RIP Nora Ephron

Erica Diamond | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Diamond

I have been a long-time fan of Nora Ephron's work, and today I would like to honor her by showcasing her words. A magnificent craftsman of words, she taught us much...

Six, Please: Remembering Nora Ephron

Litsa Dremousis | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment
Litsa Dremousis

That afternoon, Julia Child mastered French cooking, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams mastered Julia Child, the ill could walk, the young could dream, all could laugh and Nora Ephron, in her inimitable way, had orchestrated the whole thing.

12 Delicious Throwbacks From Nora Ephron's Recipe Collection

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste

Nora Ephron managed to sum up the relationship between human emotion and food in one tidy paragraph: Nothing like mashed potatoes when you're feeli...

Julie and Julia and Nora

Julie Tilsner | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Julie Tilsner

By now anyone who's interested in food and foodies will have seen Julie and Julia, Nora Ephron's block-busting film about Julia Child's years in France and the modern-day blogger who idolized her.

An Awe-Inspiring Food Memoir Workshop With Julie Powell

Larissa Heron | Posted 05.10.2012 | Teen
Larissa Heron

For 365 days, Julie blogged about her experience cooking 524 recipes of Julia Child's. By the end of her flavorful adventure, she had created a true work of art.

Lizzie Schiffman

Lawrence Of 'The Lawrence/Julie & Julia Project' Reflects On 365 Viewings | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

Insanity is often defined as repeating the same action while expecting different results. Lawrence Dai isn't sure what he was expecting when he embark...

A Chaotic Cornucopia of Culinary Cinema (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The connection between food and passion finds its way into all kinds of movies: Robert Morley, George Segal, and Jacqueline Bisset starred in 1978's ...

Cutting Meat and Switching Hands to Eat: It's the American Way, Though Not in Films or TV

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A relatively small percentage of Americans eat a la the Europeans. Yet almost all the movies I've lately been watching show American characters eating the "continental" way. The question is why?

The Poetry of Pork

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Morais

Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential, amusingly calls good culinary writing "food porn." He is entirely right. The language of the kitchen, with its "searing," "juices" and "drippings," is semi-erotic.

Facing History, and Arizona

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It is easy to be cowed by mere numbers in the immigration debate. More than 12 million undocumented people reside in the United States. But whether yo...

Oscar Nominations: The Books Behind The Movies (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Oscars are just around the corner, and out of the ten movies nominated for Best Picture, four are based on books. This isn't the first year that...

Oscar Nominated Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci Cook It Up Over Julie & Julia

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Looking very Julia Child-like, actor Meryl Streep stepped up to the press conference table in a long grey dress. Her interview partner Stanley Tucci -- who plays Child's husband, Paul -- is clad in a dark sport coat and white open shirt.

Edible Cinema Makes Good: Food, Inc. Earns an Oscar Nod

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

Food, Inc. is an amazing film that caught fire upon release and is still burning bright, having caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey.

What's the Matter with Meryl?

Darryle Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darryle Pollack

I don't have an answer to this question -- but if there's nothing the matter with Meryl Streep, then something is the matter with that. Seriously. Could anyone be this magical?

Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Win: Tears And Thanks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Meryl Streep won a Golden Globe for "Julie and Julia," beating herself out for "It's Complicated," as well as Sandra Bullock and Julia Roberts. Read ...

When Julia Became Julie, Content Lost Its Throne

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

Publishers didn't call Julie Powell because her blog was so well written or the Internet equivalent of Child's genuine masterpiece, but because the New York Times - by journalistic fiat - had said Julie Powell is now famous and now has a platform.

Blogs To Bestsellers (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Blog to bestseller, it was the story of the decade. Most popular blogs were a book deal waiting to happen, and a wave of recent bestsellers that origi...

Golden Globes 2010: What Movie Should Win Best Comedy/Musical??

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This Sunday kicks off Awards Season with the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Ricky Gervais, the first Globes host in 15 years, leads this year's cha...

Julie Powell, Author Of "Julie & Julia" On Her New Book, "Cleaving" (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Julie Powell, author of "Julie & Julia" and, most recently, "Cleaving" speaks about her new book and why she turned to butchery when her marriage was ...

Breaking Up: Best Books Not To Read Right After (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's no good time to go through a break up and the holidays are just about the worst. The last thing you want to do is rub salt into a wound by rea...

Free Flick Fridays: Grace of My Heart

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

While Julie & Julia was a joyful duet between Amy Adams and Meryl Streep, the bummer about the film is that it reminds us about what an amazing movie a straight-up biopic of Child would've been.