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Al Dente: How Not To Merchant Ivory Your Mushroom Soup

If soup was a film production company, it would be Merchant Ivory. You know the sort of thing, beautiful spectacle, immaculate performances, really well blended vegetables and Helena Bonham Carter being aristocratic and mad whilst Linus Roache is a repressed upper-class aubergine struggling to come to terms with his homosexuality in post-war Morrisons. That got […]

Al Dente: How Not To Merchant Ivory Your Mushroom Soup

Al Dente: Man vs Klingon Parsnip

Let’s talk about soup, baby, as Salt’n’Pepa never, ever, ONCE sung. Soup is weird, not just because of the way the word sounds but because it’s very much the card trick of cooking for me. Some context; I was a teenage magician, which is, I know, the worst ‘50s exploitation teen movie never written.  

Al Dente: Man vs Klingon Parsnip

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