The only thing noteworthy about its use in “Project Almanac,” which follows a group of high school misfits who invent a time travel apparatus, is that this particular found footage film isn’t really a horror film, but a sci-fi thriller.
“Timbuktu,” the Oscar-nominated foreign-langue film from Mauritania, is set outside Timbuktu, a place long associated with exotic adventure. But here it’s occupied by Islamist forces, as it was from early 2012 until 2013 before French and Malian troops pushed them out.
The pedigree of Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman notwithstanding, “Wild Card,” a remake of the writer’s 1986 “Heat” based on his novel of the same name, is an unsatisfying mishmash of action movie, unlikely-buddy flick and meditation on the scourge of gambling. At times, it recalls “The Gambler” (another recent disappointment, and also a remake); at others, “The Equalizer,” and at others, any number of moody, seedy Vegas-themed films.
Bob Dylan has never called “Shadows in the Night” a Frank Sinatra tribute album.
The exhibit, “Ladies and Gentlemen .The Beatles!” opens Wednesday and is a GRAMMY Museum-curated exhibit that will feature artifacts, videos, audio and interactive components about the legendary group.
It was his Aunt Barbara Jane’s pretzel-peanut chocolate candies. Crunchy, salty and sweet, these chocolates are similar to bark, but easier. You simply mix everything together, then spoon it onto waxed paper to set up.
“I was trying to whip up a three course meal at the last minute and it ended up a disaster,” Yu says. “She didn’t leave me because of the cooking, but the cooking didn’t help.”
“The hope is that it will help producers, too, because it will make it easier for them to market their syrup … not only domestically but internationally,” said Charles Parrott, deputy administrator of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service Fruit and Vegetable Program, of the country’s $400 million industry.
“We’re trying to offer something that in our case has a historical context, which we like, but that most people have never experienced before,” says Katz.
“You can’t get better than bacon. There’s gingerbread, there’s peppermint, chocolate, coffee — different states have played with different scents but nobody had played with bacon yet,” she said. “Everybody likes bacon, and people who don’t like bacon are almost afraid to admit it.”