I really enjoyed this look at master chef Jiro who became the oldest recipient of a Michelin 3 star rating with only a 10-seat restaurant and very high standards. It is an interesting look at a man who was abandoned by his parents young and found his way to fulfillment, satisfaction, and expression of parenthood through his work.
What interested me most was the way the documentary maker kept raising the question of whether Jiro's oldest son, Yoshikazu, felt he…
You may not have heard of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. I hadn't.
But you probably know the Muscle Shoals sound by heart. I do.
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
I Never Loved A Man the Way That I Loved You - Aretha Franklin
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Tell Mama - Etta James
Kodachrome - Paul Simon
Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Main Street - Bob Seger
Sitting in Limbo - Jimmy…
Heavens to Betsy, they've got tv series in here! I watched this from the beginning, mourned when it was canceled and rejoiced when Serenity was made. A unique show that introduced me to Joss Whedon's special kind of story-telling which is both old and new. If you haven't tried it then you're missing out.
19-year-old Sophie has resigned herself to a drab life in her family's hat shop ... until she is cursed by an evil witch to have an 90-year-old body. She leaves home and goes searching for a way to break the spell. In the countryside she comes upon Howl's strange moving castle which walks about on large chicken legs.
Howl is the young wizard who owns the castle and Sophie soon becomes part of the household as the housekeeper. As she…