Oscar party 2012: Dish out the Best Picture nominees
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In Pictures Academy Award nominees 2012
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This family film by director Martin Scorsese tells the story of an orphan boy in the 1930s who lives in the walls of a Paris train station. With a friend’s help, he seeks to solve a mystery that involves a drawing and a mechanical man.
Recipe: Mussels and frites Because you'll need dexterity to scoop out the mussels and because no one ever outgrows french fries.
Woody Allen’s romantic comedy begins as a business/pleasure trip for an American family. The screenwriter in the group longs to be part of the Paris1920s cultural scene, but his mysterious journeys back to that era prove problematic.
Recipe: Soupe au pistou With enough imagination, you, too, will have a French accent after eating this hearty soup.
Brad Pitt portrays baseball’s Billy Beane, the real-life general manager of the Oakland A’s, whose unorthodox, geekish approach to evaluating players allows him to assemble a competitive, low-budget team.
Recipe: Caramel corn Take me out to the ballgame!
The eldest son of a Texas family in the 1950s tries, as an adult, to work through a sense of disillusionment that lingers from the relationship he had with his strict father. Cosmic images are woven in to lend the story metaphysical heft.
Recipe: Cheesy chicken enchiladas This family-sized, close-to-the-border comfort food might help ease away those painful family memories.
Albert, a young man living in the English countryside before World War I, bonds with the horse, Joey, his family buys at auction. The horse is sold to a cavalry officer for needed money. Thereafter, the the questions is: Will Albert and Joey be reunited?
Recipe: Lancashire hotpot English-inspired and hearty enough to satisfy a solider or hard-working farmer.
If this star-studded round-up still isn't enough, check out our list of appetizer recipes for more Oscar party ideas.
Cue the music!