CINEMATIC FEASTS

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3 Idiots (2007)

Social Class in 3 idiots 

By Abhishek Das

 

tplacentra1A Feast at Midnight (1994)

Indulgence as Empowerment

By Tori Placentra

 

a grand day out

 

A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit (1989)

A World of Cheese and Happiness

By Skyler Tapley

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American Beauty (1999)

 Lester Burnham: From Creepy to Caring By Madison Whalen

 

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A Touch of Spice (2003)

A Touch of Spice for a More Fulfilling Meal and Life

By Skyler Tapley

 

 

 

Babette lovingly prepares grapes for her guests

 

Babette’s Feast (1987)

Bliss and Righteousness: A Match Made in the Kitchen

Spiritual Fulfillment in Babette’s Feast by Brady Gilliam

 

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Baby Mama (2008)

How to Eat When You’re Expecting

By Sofia Soto Sugar

 

 

After hand feeding alligator meat to her father, Hushpuppy lovingly stares as he chews his last supper.

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Hushpuppy’s Progression to Self-Reliance in Beasts of the Southern Wild By Willow Barefoot

 

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BFG The Big Friendly Giant (2016)

The Altruism of the Snozzcumber

By Jordi Gaton

 

bignight1Big Night (2001)

One Big Night: The Subjectivity of Art

By Christian Villacres

 

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

Food’s Role in Reinvention in Breakfast at Tiffany’s  By Amirah Jiwa

 

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Burnt (2015)

Food, Art, and Love

By Tori Placentra

 

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

The Impact of Individual Food Histories on People’s Lives

By Christian Ortiz

 

 

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Chef (2014)

The Cuban Shuffle of Carl Casper By Jennifer Lyu

 

 

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Chocolat (2000)

Death by Chocolate By Elise Hartley

 

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Chungking Express (1994)

Each Day a Pineapple Tin By John Ligtenberg

 

 

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

The Greed and Artifice of Hamburgers By Renu Gharpure

 

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

Consumerism at the Cost of the Environment

By Jack Wang

 

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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Is Coffee a Social Lubricant?

By Christian Ortiz

 

food can buy loveDaawat-e-Ishq (2014)

Food Can Buy Love

by Abhishek Das

 

 

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Delicatessen (1991)

Eat to Live

By Kennedy Thompson

 

 

 

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Eat Pray Love (2010)

Feeding the Body and the Soul

By Sofia Soto Sugar

 

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Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-off (2003)

Food: Breaking the Status Quo

By Jalen Heyward

 

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Enchanted  (2007)

The Proof is in the Pudding: Food and Reality

By Olivia Holder

 

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Eraserhead (1977)

“I just cut them up like regular chickens?”

By Rebecca Kirk

 

 

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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

A Fox Comes to Terms with not-being a Fox

By Katelyn Liu

 

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Final Recipe (2013)

The Secret to Beating a Master Chef

By Katelyn Liu

 

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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Freedom and Fried Green Tomatoes By Eileen Quinn

 

Toriko

 

Gekijouban Toriko: Bishokushin No Special Menu (2013)

Evil and Good Through Food By Alexis Rose

 

 

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Gilmore Girls (2002)

A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving By Leslie Ann Blake

 

 

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Good Burger (1997)

Food: Reflection and Community

By Jalen Heyward

 

 

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Miscegenation Sandwich: Brown Bread Slathered with Mayonnaise

By Jennifer Na

 

 

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Haute Cuisine (2013)

The Art of Stuffed Cabbage: Politics and Passion in Haute Cuisine by My Linh Luu

 

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House (1977)

Delicate Hands  By Tommy Moorman

 

 

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I Am Love (2009)

Connecting One to Home Through Food 

By Suejette Black

 

 

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Idiocracy (2003)

Fast Food, Globalization and the Decline of Human Intellect

By Jordi Gaton

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In the Mood for Love (2000)

Food as Concealment and Intimacy, Not Love By Alyssa Davis

 

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How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)

What Defines Food?

By Jalen Heyward

 

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Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

Food and Political Strategy During the 1930s

By Christian Ortiz

 

 

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

Only Ten Seats but Three Michelin Stars:
Individual Purpose in Jiro Dreams of Sushi  By Martha Isaacs

 

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Julie and Julia (2009)

Mastering the Art of Relationships By Mai Dvorak

 

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A Story to Savor

By Tatiana Farmer

 

Kung Fu Panda

Even A Warrior Eats: Food from Shame to Strength in Kung Fu Panda (2008)

By Shirley Pu

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La Grande Bouffe (1973)

The Decadence of La Grande Bouffe  By Becca Rohrer

 

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La Ricotta (1962)

Catholicism, Cream Cheese, and Cultural Commentary By Emily Byrd

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Le Diner De Cons (1998)

The True Fool: Just Deserts and Power Inversions in The Dinner Game By Jocelyn Streid

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Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

Food as Means of Constraint and Liberation

By Suejette Black

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Lion (2006)

The Call of Jalebis

By Olivia Holder

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Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

A Celebration of Home

By Olivia Holder

 

 

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Marie Antoinette (2006)

Decadence as Distance

By Sofia Soto Sugar

 

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Matilda (1996)

Mystical and Disciplinary Food in Matilda 

By Kennedy Thompson

 

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Moonlight (2016)

Food, With Love

By Skyler Tapley

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Mostly Martha (2001)

Mellowed Martha

By Kennedy Thompson

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Cures beyond Windex By Daniella Dworschak

 

 

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My Fair Lady (1964)

Tantalizing Luxury

By Olivia Holder

 

Picture1Next Floor (2008)

The Deadly Sin of High Class

By Jack Wang

 

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No Reservations (2007)

Food for Relationships: Forming and Healing

By Sofia Soto Sugar

 

 

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OldBoy (2003)

Food, Vengeance, and Cruel Irony

By Jack Wang

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Onibaba (1964)

Food as a Catalyst

By Skyler Tapley

 

pieces of april4Pieces of April (2003)

Mix and Mash: a Fresh Take on Thanksgiving

By Jennifer Na

 

 

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Ratatouille (2007)

Why A Rat? By Catherine Bracken

 

 

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Red Sorghum (1987)

Wine and Blood: Carnality and Brutality in Zhang Yimou’s Red Sorghum

By Shirley Pu

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Rinko’s Restaurant (2010)

The Restaurant of Wishes

By Tatiana Farmer

 

Chocolate

Romantics Anonymous (2010)

Hiding Behind Chocolate in Romantics Anonymous

By Suejette Black

 

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Shiawase no Pan (2012)

Café of Happiness

By Tatiana Farmer

 

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Snowpiercer (2014)

A Taste of Revolution: Food’s Status and Power

By Jordi Gaton

 

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Soylent and Subjugation: Food as a Means of Control

 By Josh Green

 

 

 

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Spirited Away (2001)

by Katelyn Liu

 

 

 

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Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)

Food as a Barrier

By Abhishek Das 

 

 

 

 

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Revenge is a Sweet Meat Pie

By Jordi Gaton

 

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Tampopo (1985)

Can You Stomach It? The Sensual Thrill of Food

By Shirley Pu

 

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The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)

Food Bringing People Together

By Jalen Heyward

 

 

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The Age of Innocence (1993)

Food as a Symbol of Societal Identity in The Age of Innocence

By Amanda Kubic

 

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The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club Defined by Their Lunches

By Christian Villacres

 

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover: Desire, Transgression, and Cannibalism By Ariana Lutterman

 

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The Help (2011)

Finding Freedom through Fried Chicken By Markella M. Patitsas

 

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The Hundred Foot Journey (2014)

Mind Over Taste Buds By Rachel Murray

 

 

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The Hundred Foot Journey (2004)

Cuisine as a Bridge Between Cultures By Kennedy Thompson

 

 

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The God of Cookery (1996)

Substance Over Appearance

By Christian Villacres

 

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The Lord of the Rings (2001)

The Food-Based Identity of Samwise Gamgee By Graham Palmer

 

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The Lunchbox (2014)

Could a Warm, Home-Cooked Meal Thaw a Frozen Heart?

By Christian Villacres

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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Honey of the Heart: Food as Spiritual Nourishment in The Secret Life of Bees By Maggie Rutherford

 

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Hannibal the Cannibal: The Fine Flavor of People By Madison Schroder

 

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The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

 Food, Connection, and Identity By Neha Verma

 

tasteoftea1The Taste of Tea (2004)

A Story to Savor

By Tatiana Farmer 

 

 

 

 

tplacentra3The Trip (2010)

Food: Careers and Bonds

By Tori Placentra

 

 

 

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The Waitress (2007)

Food Fostering Relationship in Love in The Waitress

By Suejette Black

 

 

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Titanic (1997)

Rose’s Identity Through Feasting in Titanic By Kenan Bateman

 

toast

Toast (2010)

Functional Food Making in Toast By Zishu Chen

 

from salmonToday’s Special (2009)

From Salmon to Saffron: A Homecoming

By Abhishek Das

 

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Tortilla Soup (2001)

How Traditional Cooking Brings People Together

By Christian Ortiz

 

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Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

Healing In Tuscany

By Tori Placentra

 

 

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Volver (2006)

 A Volver to the Feast By Brent Eisenbarth

 

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WALL-E (2008)

When Life is Lifeless

By Katelyn Liu

 

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What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Feeding Big Consumers in a Small Town    

By Shirley Pu

 

Complexities of ordering at a Chinese restaurant

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Falling in Love over Meals by Kerry Walsh

 

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