Martin Scorcese, is a man who has enriched the history of American cinema like no other. Taxi Driver, Mean Streets, The Departed, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, his resume reads like a list of great American movies, and he was at the helm of all of them. He is the directorial version of Johnny Depp in that you think he can just work in one genre then he pulls out an experimental work, movies acclaimed by the critics that fail to fill theaters and multi-billion blockbusters in turn. Conversations With Scorsese ($19) contain interviews Scorcese gave to Richard Schickel, which are both intelligent and canny and take us through both his life and his work. It doesn’t matter what age you are or what movie genre you prefer, this is story of a legend, period.
Tubes, wheels, folds, grooves and twists, pasta comes in hundreds of different shapes and every one of them has it own unique beauty, history and place on the table. For centuries now these shapes have further developed amongst the cornucopia that is Italian cuisine, and if you what flavors relate best to what shaped then ...[Read More]