Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Method

At the Times, Kim Severson on film food:
For the 2000 movie “American Psycho,” Ms. Weinstein had prepared several vegetarian dishes for the actor Willem Dafoe, who, she was told, didn’t eat meat. But at the last minute, he decided his character was a carnivore. In deference to his Method acting technique, she had to send out for steaks and figure out how to cook them on the set.
Also: 60 deboned ducks; 25 cakes; hard-to-find cheese; off-camera representatives from the American Humane Association monitoring lobster health....

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