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Dining, SFoodie Ten Worst Celebrity Cookbooks

Ten Worst Celebrity Cookbooks

The must-have celebrity accessories change as frequently as the daily fro-yo flavors. Move over small dogs, adopted children, and Birkin bags, this is the age of celebrity cookbooks. Eva Longoria, G Pal, Sheryl Crow (author of If It Makes You…
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Film, <i>Fish Tank</i>: Fifteen and pissed

Fish Tank: Fifteen and pissed

Katie Jarvis, who makes her acting debut as a rabid teenager in writer-director Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank, was discovered on an English railway station platform, yelling at her boyfriend. Whether Jarvis is a natural-born actress or is simply playing herself…
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Film, <i>Precious</i> locates the heart &#151; and hell &#151; of its heroine's struggle

Precious locates the heart — and hell — of its heroine's struggle

In her broad outlines, Claireece Precious Jones risks sounding like the epitome of ghetto cliché: an obese, illiterate 16-year-old; mother to a four-year-old Down syndrome daughter and now pregnant again; physically and psychologically abused by her mother; repeatedly raped by…
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Film, Last Resort

Last Resort

Granted, this may seem like a jarringly odd comparison, but like the recent dud Phat Girlz, Heading South deals with the hot-button issue of middle-aged women discovering their sexuality anew thanks to the efforts of muscular black men with exotic…
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