Thursday, February 28, 2008

GO NORTH FOR SOUTH-OF-THE-BORDER FARE

Longwood taqueria takes pride in Central Mexican family recipes

Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

If there’s one instance where the refrain “the West is the best” rings true, it’s Mexican food. The harsh reality for us in Florida is that south-of-the-border fare served here just doesn’t compare to the stuff served in California, Texas and New Mexico. In fact, sampling such superior and...

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COOKING FROM CUZCO

Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Though Peruvian food hasn’t quite made it to the haute cuisine circuit, restaurants offering the South American fare have cropped up all over Orlando; Limeña Chicken in the Winter Park area offers one of the most exhaustive all-Peruvian menus in Central Florida. Selections cover the gamut of Peruvian food,...

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IT'S ALL IN THE STARS

Eclectic cast adds tang to off script

Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

***
The Air I Breathe Studio: ThinkFilm Rated: NONE Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Brendan Fraser, Kevin Bacon, Forest Whitaker, Andy Garcia Director: Jieho Lee WorkNameSort: Air I Breathe, The Our Rating: 3.00 A couple of years back, when the best-picture Oscar went to Crash, the motion picture academy sent out a...

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CHARLIE IN CHARGE

Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

****1/2
Charlie Bartlett Studio: MGM Rated: R Cast: Anton Yelchin, Kat Dennings, Tyler Hilton, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis Director: Jon Poll WorkNameSort: Charlie Bartlett Our Rating: 4.50 This film’s tone is distinctive even in the current Junoverse: Charlie Bartlett represents a new sincerity, evidenced by the utterly unironic use of...

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SWORN ENEMY'S SAUSAGE FEST

if a dude breaks another dude's heart, does it not bleed?

Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Maniacal Label: Century Media Length: LP Rated: NONE Media: CD Format: Album WorkNameSort: Maniacal “All this rage I have in me/On your face, I’ll set it free,” growls Sworn Enemy singer Sal LoCoco during the group’s aggressively stupid 2002 single “I.D.S.” Alternating chugging breakdowns and bursts of punk speed, it’s...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

MBI vs. OW - All charges officially dropped.

Posted on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 1:53 PM

Breaking: The MBI has dropped its racketeering charges against the Orlando Weekly, as well as misdemeanor and felony charges it filed against three Weekly employees last October for selling ads to prostitutes. As it turns out, the MBI brain-trust hit a small hitch - there's not really anything illegal about...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Dogs don't understand English, dumbass.

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:24 AM

"Police arrested a 28-year-old man Sunday on a cruelty to animals charge after he yelled an obscenity at a police dog in a patrol vehicle, according to an arrest affidavit ..." I understand that humans like to anthropomophize their canine friends, but seriously, how can anyone think that it's a...

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Thursday, February 21, 2008

UNMITIGATED GAUL

Humble cafe melds genuine charm with light French fare

Posted on Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Claude and Chantal Wolff’s unassuming cafe on the fringes of Dr. Phillips may not conjure up images of enjoying lattes and croque monsieurs on the Boulevard Saint-Germain, but it won’t conjure up images of pouty, mustachioed servers dishing out attitude along with the chocolate croissants either. The Wolffs are...

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Be Kind Rewind

Posted on Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:00 AM

**1/2
Be Kind Rewind Rated: PG-13 Cast: Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover Director: Michel Gondry WorkNameSort: Be Kind Rewind Our Rating: 2.50 Michel Gondry’s loopy comedy begins from a high-concept premise; it’s fundamentally a celebration of everything that maintains a degree of local flavor. But somewhere along the way, Gondry’s...

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In Bruges

Posted on Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:00 AM

****1/2
In Bruges Studio: New Line Cinema Rated: R Cast: Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Elizabeth Berrington Director: Martin McDonagh WorkNameSort: In Bruges Our Rating: 4.50 A pair of hit men are ordered to cool their heels in the fairy-tale city of Bruges after a job goes terribly wrong. What awful thing...

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