Tag Archives: Ella Brennan

Movies to See Right Now

There are still two Must See movies this summer – the historical thriller Dunkirk and the delightful romantic comedy The Big Sick. The best of the rest: Baby Driver is just an action movie, but the walking, running and driving … Continue reading

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Stream of the Week: ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE – one woman’s climb to a culinary legacy

The documentary Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table tells the story of the New Orleans powerhouse restaurateur – and it’s one compelling story. Ella Brennan is a woman who, before she was thirty, started running restaurants in the pre-feminist 1950s.  Ella … Continue reading

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Mill Valley Film Festival: the documentaries

Here are my top documentary picks at this year’s Mill Valley Film Festival: Tower is a remarkably original retelling of the 1966 mass shooting at UT Austin.  Tower is a tick-tock of the 96 minutes when 49 people were randomly … Continue reading

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