Inside the Actor's Studio: Kiss Like You're Eating a Hamburger

Director Steven Spielberg gave this advice to actress Amy Adams for an on-screen kiss with Leonardo DiCaprio: "Eat his face like a hamburger."

 


Oscar Eats With An Indian Twist

Friend of The Food Section Monica Bhide shows fans of "Slumdog Millionaire" what to eat and drink on Oscar night.

 


French Women Don't Get Fat: The Movie

Hillary Swank has acquired the rights to adapt Mireille Guiliano's best-selling non-fiction book, French Women Don't Get Fat. According to Variety, "Swank may star in the adaptation that’s being envisioned as a romantic comedy about the manager of a champagne company who learns some tough life lessons." Earlier: The Food Section on "The French Paradox."

 


Coming Soon: The Robert Parker Movie

A film about wine critic Robert Parker, tentatively titled "The First Emporer," is in the works, with Oscar-winner Javier Bardem reported to be "very interested" in playing Parker. Paul Giamatti, Hugh Grant, and Dame Helen Mirren (playing wine critic Jancis Robinson) round out the cast.

 


The Edible Oscar

The Chicago Tribune picks the best food films of 2007.

 


Movie Menus

Dishes and cocktails inspired by the Oscar nominees for "Best Picture."

 


Thomas Jefferson, Wine, and the Silver Screen

A major Hollywood consortium and HBO Films have separately bought the rights to an upcoming book, The Billionaire's Vinegar, and New Yorker article about the controversy surrounding wine purportedly belonging to Thomas Jefferson.

 


Be Like Juno

Like the hamburger phone in Oscar-nominee Juno? Now it can be yours. Via Murketing.

 


Bottle Shock

Variety reviews the new film "Bottle Shock," starring Alan Rickman, about the early California wine industry and the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976: "Like a wine spread with more samples than any tongue can handle, 'Bottle Shock' contains too much to manage it all well, including some painfully corny sections, but has a charming aftertaste." Watch the trailer.

 


Tucci Joins Julie/Julia Movie

Stanley Tucci has been cast to play Julia Child's husband, Paul Child, in the upcoming film adaptation of Julie Powell's Julie & Julia. Powell calls the casting "just about as awesome as it gets."