Daily Archives: February 13, 2018

Preview: “The Breaker Upperers” is a Kiwi Comedy headed for SXSW

Yeah, it feels like an epic episode of “Broad City,” or maybe “Portlandia.” A “Saturday Night Live” sketch run amok. But this comedy from New Zealand has maybe four out-loud laughs, JUST in the trailer. The folks who brought us … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “On Body and Soul,” Hungary’s best foreign language Oscar contender

A Budapest abattoir makes the unlikely backdrop to romance in “On Body and Soul,” Hungary’s best foreign language film contender at next month’s Academy Awards. Equal parts cryptic and disturbing, Ildikó Enyedi’s film pairs up two lonely souls — an older … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Young chef and wife leave it all on the plate with their restaurant “42 Grams”

What does it take for a chef, a restaurant, to earn that coveted “Michelin star?” Attention to detail, fanatical care put into every stage of food preparation — from recipe experimentation to produce and meat selections —  insane hours, ridiculous … Continue reading

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