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Ten Things I’ve Learned at the Movies, From Slicing Garlic with a Razorblade to Applying Lipstick

Ten Things I've Learned at the Movies, From Slicing Garlic with a Razorblade to Applying Lipstick

Who says movies aren’t educational? I’ve learned a lot,
frivolous and otherwise, while watching the big screen:

1) That everyone should have his/her own theme music (“Dr.
Zhivago,”
“I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”)

2) How to brown mushrooms, (do not crowd skillet), brown
meat (pat it dry first) and chop onions (“Julie & Julia”)

3) How to crack an egg (decisive wrist action) (“Sabrina”)

4) How to make gnocchi  (“The Godfather,” “Part III”)

5) How best to slice garlic (with a razor blade) (“GoodFellas”)

6) How to modernize a frock by ripping off frou-frou (“A
Letter to Three Wives,”
“Bells Are Ringing”)

7) How to apply lipstick (“Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?,” “Bonjour Tristesse,” “Lost in Translation”)

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