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Roxanne Tellier: Food – The Last Temptation

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 31, 2013 by segarini

RoxanneMmm … food. Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. For some, food is a sensual pleasure, as delicious and desirous as sex. To others, it’s a necessity; they would be content if ever a pill was created that filled their nutritional needs without effort.

Gourmet or gourmand?  That is the question. To me, there is nothing so sexy as a man or woman who not only enjoys good food, but revels in all its glories; heaven on the palate, a visual treat, and a tactile experience. To me, there is little as delightful as a feast for both the eyes and the stomach. Good food, in all of its 3D wonderment, warms the cockles of my heart, quickens my breath, and eases the tensions of life.

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Nadia Elkharadly: Girls on Film – Action Edition

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 21, 2012 by segarini

I’ve written before that I am no expert on film.  My favourite movies are comedies, music documentaries, and big dumb action movies.  So when my movie buff brother Amir asked me to watch The Expendables 2 with him this weekend, I obviously jumped at the chance.

When The Expendables came out a couple of years ago, I thought it was one of the most ridiculous, and also one of the greatest movies ever.  Not in a cinematic masterpiece sort of way, because I’m not completely unhinged, but it was so entertaining.  The special effects were and fighting sequences were top notch, the story line non-existent and the script was laughably bad.

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