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My Italian Secret


My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

“My Italian Secret:  the Forgotten Heroes,” written, produced and directed by Oren Jacoby, 2014.  Now available on It seems that we will never know the full story of the... Read More »

Wild Tales


Wild Tales – Written and Directed by Damián Szifrón

Argentine director and writer Damián Szifrón holds bragging rights for Argentina’s most popular film of 2014. His film “Wild Tales” was also nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign film,... Read More »

A Year in Burgundy


A Year in Burgundy Directed by David Kennard

My knowledge of wine is limited to what I can remember from the several wine tours I’ve been on with ExperiencePlus! and I’m confident that I would I would fail... Read More »

Travel Planning: Movie and Reading List,  Reviews

Haute Cuisine: Movie Review

A new movie is on the playbill. As the film transports you to Paris and into the kitchen of personal cook to President of the Republic of France, we warn... Read More »

Irish Soda Bread and The Boys and Girl From County Claire

Recipes,  Reviews

(Irish) Snacks and a Movie

Looking for an opportunity to get some Irish culture, to savor the flavor and sound of traditional food and music of the Emerald Isle? Go ahead and rent a movie... Read More »

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Travel Planning: Movie and Reading List,  Reviews

Movie Review: The Way

Movie Review: The Way     Directed by Emilio Estevez Tom, a doctor from California, was living a comfortable life on his own until he received a phone call that... Read More »

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