AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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8/6/09

HE SAID, SHE SAID....Julie & Julia

Julia A La Carte

HE SAID....

By Gerald Wright

One major point that was emphasized in this film was the adoring and supportive husbands of both Julie and Julia. Speaking for the men who watch this movie, it is nice to know that we are recognized for the support we give to our successful women counterparts in their endeavors. Because when you are a couple, it is a "WE Thing" - not a "ME Thing."


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SHE SAID....

By Prairie Miller

We hear much less than we'd like to about who exactly the rather skimmed over Julia Child was as a fascinating and far more complex personality beyond the kitchen stove. And also the impact of a dark time in US history, the McCarthy period, traditionally mislabeled as America's age of innocence, and present but diluted in this movie. So what we're served up to whet rather than fully satiate the appetite essentially, despite Streep's vivacious performance, is Julia Child a la carte....

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