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The top 10 documentaries of 2012

The top 10 documentaries of 2012. By Simon Miraudo. With 2012 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year’s cinematic treats, and then crowbar each work of art into a numerical position on a comparative chart. Comedies versus dramas! Thrills versus chills! The great versus the very good! This is the business […]

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Interview: David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi)

Interview: David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi). By Simon Miraudo. David Gelb’s documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi invites us into the intimate restaurant of one of Japan’s finest chefs. There are only nine seats at Jiro Ono’s Sukiyabashi Jiro, and meals start at $300 per person. Thankfully, you need no longer travel to Tokyo and […]

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Food for thought – Jiro Dreams of Sushi review

Jiro Dreams of Sushi – Starring Jiro Ono. Directed by David Gelb. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. David Gelb‘s delectable documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi captures the quiet obsession, eccentric quirk, and transcendent talent of Japan’s finest sashimi chef. Jiro Ono, 85 years young, has spent the past seven decades mastering his craft; as a […]

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