The Year That Was: Movies

This probably should have been in the Media entry, but whatevs. The Year That Was continues.


Top: Wallace and Gromit as bakers in "A Matter of Loaf or Death." Above, clockwise from left: Amy Adams, Julie Powell, Meryl Streep, Julia Child.

Nominated for five Oscars, Ratatouille wins Best Animated Feature category.

A movie based on the Julie/Julia blog-book is announced, with noted foodie, author (Heartburn), and director (Sleepless in Seattle) Nora Ephron at the helm. Our own Ed Levine gets a part as an extra and has dinner with Ephron after his scene wraps. Martha Stewart claims the movie is about her!

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to be made into a movie.

New Wallace & Gromit movie, A Matter of Loaf and Death, is set in a bakery.

Keanu Reeves to star in a chef movie. Whoa or no? Most serious eaters say no.

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