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  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer Talks Food, Family and France

    What ingredients go into a movie that's part foodie pic and part heartwarming ode to family? A dash of Steven Spielberg, a soupcon of Oprah Winfrey, and a heaping helping of actors -- including Helen Mirren and Om Puri. Stirring the batter are director...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Is August no longer filled with Hollywood's dog days?

    T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month in his poem “The Waste Land,” but, when it comes to movies, August can be pretty brutal too. This month has long had a reputation as a kind of cinematic island of misfit toys stranded between the...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Foodie montages aside, 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' unsurprising, unnecessary

    If food be the music of love, eat on. Perhaps not quite how Shakespeare put it, but then, the Bard never got to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," an impossibly overstuffed culinary culture clash rom-com in which an imperious French restaurateur and a...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' may outshell 'Guardians' at box office

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' may outshell 'Guardians' at box office
    Michelangelo and his gang are expected to paint a box-office masterpiece this weekend with the return of popular franchise "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The Michael Bay-produced film is expected to open with a solid $50 million in ticket sales through...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter

    'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter
    Unhurried and unworried, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" runs with the genial precision of the well-oiled machine. A sweet and unapologetic fairy tale for adults, its story of cuisines and cultures in conflict has been polished to such a high sheen it's hard...
  • Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast

    Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast
    You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!  Oprah's in town. The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Battles 'Guardians' for Top Spot in Mid-$40 Millions

    Tornadoes and turtles and space cowboys careen into each other at the multiplexes this weekend as studios looking to wring the last juices out of a parched summer flood the box office with four new wide releases. The big question mark isn't which of...
  • Hillary Clinton name-drops with Stephen Colbert

    Hillary Clinton name-drops with Stephen Colbert
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been everywhere promoting her new memoir "Hard Choices" and not answering the question of whether she's planning to run for president in 2016. But there's no way the supposed front-runner for the Democratic nomination would ever...
  • Chef in 'Hundred-Foot Journey' serves up a feast for the eyes

    When chef Floyd Cardoz arrived in France last year, he knew he'd spend most of his time cooking. What he didn't expect was a quest for the perfect Hollywood shot that would force him to roast a wild bird artfully stuffed with truffles — 12 times....