Frances Mayes buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader along as she discovers the beauty and simplicity of life in Italy. Mayes also creates dozens of delicious seasonal recipes from her traditional kitchen and simple garden, all of which she includes in the book.
Directed by Pierre Morel. With Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser. A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. Taken
One of my favorite movies of all time. Directed by Boaz Yakin. With Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst. The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.