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Topic: belgium

Long-lived libations

Alcohol has been a loyal companion to man since the beginning, and some producers are still working from recipes that have endured a millennia.


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Important work is being done in southwest Germany. Wired magazine reported that researchers in the area are trying to recreate a 2,550-year-old beer recipe working off residual clues found at an excavation site believed to be the remnants of an ancient largescale brewery.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Vampires

Quick, sprinkle garlic on that popcorn!


Comedy

Rod Lott
Comedy is hard; horror comedy is harder. Throw a foreign language in there, and it's harder even still. And while the French film "Vampires" is far better than our own country's "Vampires Suck" spoof, it still has no bite.
 
Monday, December 5, 2011

Bullhead

A drama with balls about a guy with none.


Drama

Rod Lott
One of this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Foreign Language Film, the Belgian drama Bullhead does nothing to change the public perception that the category's entrants wear perpetual frowns. After all, its protagonist so clearly, so early, states his life's motto: "You're always fucked."
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012
 
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