of animals, pate de foie gras, and in general cadaver consumption.
Time Warner produced in 2007 the film No Reservations. The movie is an iron chain on which Time Warner's butcher associates, with their bloody hands, have strung
pate de foie gras, rabbit flesh, boiled lobsters, mammal meat of all kinds and other
animals too numerous to mention. This writer turned off the movie a third of the way along. The city of Chicago banned the sale of pate de foie
gras which is made by forcefeeding geese to death,
with a brass ring around geese throats so that
they cannot regurgitate.
As Charlie Wilson's War attempts to desensitize
the world to the illegal and brutal involvement of
the US, UK and NATO governments in the invasion of Afghanistan,
so No Reservations director Scott Hicks ridicules
the corpses of innocents in a NY chef's kitchen.
Sandra Nettelbeck wrote the script.
Catherine Zeta Jones, main actor and movie chef, mouths lines such "Cook quail in pig's bladder".
Another movie designed to advertise
the plummeting meat industry is Julie and Julia
by Nora Ephron. Unfortunately one of the world's
most talented actors, Meryl Streep, lent her
name to the garbage, a film designed to
sell Julie Powell's cookbook and the cadaver industry. Julia Child's
bloody ways on her French cooking show set
were the subject of Saturday Night Live ridicule.
From radio and tv ads the purpose of the film
was made clear. Poster did not see the commercial
disguised as film.
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman were willing
to promote Australia's genocidal live shipment
industry (mammals shipped to the Mideast) in
the film Australia in which horses and cows
are whipped, a kangaroo shot, and fish suffocated.
On the other hand, some animal liberationist produced
an old classic, the movie Who Killed The Great
Chefs of Europe.. in which chefs die one by one in the
manner of their specialty dish. The movie stars
George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset and Robert Morley.