Karen Krizanovich on jury duty at the Cannes Film Festival 2023
How unlikely TV moguls Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato changed the pop culture universe
"This act of blind tasting started the rumour that he was blind (he wasn’t)"
"It’s the FOMO champer for your hamper and I can’t believe I wrote that"
"Yes, my first encounter was at Sheekey’s, the theatre district’s darling heart. But Henriot is at home in Hollywood’s Waldorf Astoria, Tokyo’s Restaurant Apicius and London’s Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square as well"
"I don’t want to read about a wine I can’t actually get"
"Where else can I savour the choices of often esoteric programmers whose idea of a great film is a far cry from mine?"
"For sure, no wine like this was ever served in the history of Illinois"
"It’s not a knackering drive (you can take a helicopter), has many seductive historical details like fancy romantic-novel chandeliers, wooden balustrade gargoyles with boobs, aphrodisiac Valrhona Tulakalum dark chocolate fondant, what more could impress someone you like?"