Roughly Speaking: Punching up cocktails with brandy; making soup; gifting books

John Huston and Anjelica Huston

The Oscar-winning writer-director of classics such as 1948's "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" cast his then-17-year-old daughter Anjelica in his 1969 flop, the 14th-century romance "A Walk with Love and Death." In a 2010 interview with the Guardian, she reflected that "I don't think it's his best movie, and it certainly isn't mine. He was tough on me. I had trouble with my lines. I was awful. But he was always hard on actors if he didn't get what he wanted. I just took I personally." Their next two collaborations, though, were magic. Anjelica won the supporting actress Oscar for her father's 1985 hit "Prizzi's Honor" and warm reviews for his haunting last film, 1987's "The Dead." (pictured: Tom, John and Anjelica Huston) Grade: "A Walk with Love and Death": C- "Prizzi's Honor" and "The Dead": A
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