Prickly on the Outside.

The Hedgehog.

(After the movie...In the elevator.)

Theater Patron:  “Did you just see a movie?”

Me: “I did”

Theater Patron: “Was it The Hedgehog?”

Me: “Yes. It was better than I expected.”

Theater Patron:  “Charming movie.  A truth we don’t often get to see.”

Me: “Yes, I suppose so.”

My list of favorite movies of all time has now been updated.

http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/movies/the-hedgehog-from-france-review.html

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tortilla soup.

I am on a quest to see the best “food” movies.  I started with Tortilla Soup (2001).  Review coming shortly but let’s just say half way through I needed to go make one of my favorite meals…eggs, spinach, onion, red peppers, black beans, & cheddar cheese in a tortilla.  Yummmmmmmmm….

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0255653/

Half the Sky.

Half the Sky

Exhibit  http://www.skirball.org/exhibitions/half-the-sky

Inspired by the book Half the Sky by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, this groundbreaking exhibition addresses the worldwide oppression of women and girls as the human rights cause of our time—and boldly asserts that change is possible… and it can happen quickly, with your help.

Book  http://www.amazon.com/Half-Sky-Oppression-Opportunity-Worldwide/dp/0307387097/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1317742192&sr=8-1