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    pastry of a movie

    what does the expression "pastry of a movie" mean? "Amelie is a delicious pastry of a movie" (the famous film critic Roger Ebert wrote)

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    Re: pastry of a movie

    It is not a standard idiom. It is a metaphor that Ebert created. He means that the movie is sweet and very enjoyable.

    Lakeland Ledger - Google News Archive Search

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