Karen Blixen

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Cucina Verite: Babette's Feast

    Babette: Sometimes a salad is more than just a saladYou don't get to the food until the end of Babette's Feast, the 1987 Danish movie based on a short story by Isak Dinesen, but it's worth waiting for the elaborate dinner scene that occupies the final third of the picture. I'd seen this movie years ... More >>

  • Film

    October 20, 2005

    Keeping It Reel

    FLIFF documentaries capture the bizarre and the banal