3 Idiots (2007)

Social Class in 3 idiots By Abhishek Das



301_302_2301/302 (1995)

Carnality and Consensual Consumption By Michael Palumbo



tplacentra1A Feast at Midnight (1994)

Indulgence as Empowerment By Tori Placentra



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A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit (1989)

A World of Cheese and Happiness By Skyler Tapley




The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)

Food Bringing People Together By Jalen Heyward





The Age of Innocence (1993)

Food as a Symbol of Societal Identity in The Age of Innocence By Amanda Kubic





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




Farmer HoggettBabe (1995)

Evading slaughter by breaking down borders: Babe the sheep-pig by Georgia Jeffrey



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




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




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





Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

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




The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club Defined by Their Lunches By Christian Villacres





Burnt (2015)

Food, Art, and Love By Tori Placentra



Call me Picture1Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Sexuality in a Simple Peach By Junessa Sladen-Dew



Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

The Impact of Individual Food Histories on People’s Lives By Christian Ortiz



CW- saving the runtCharlotte’s Web (2006)

Some Terrific, Radiant and Pseudo-Pet Pig By Georgia Jeffrey





Chef (2014)

The Cuban Shuffle of Carl Casper By Jennifer Lyu





Chocolat (2000)

Death by Chocolate By Elise Hartley




Chungking Express (1994)

Each Day a Pineapple Tin By John Ligtenberg





Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

The Greed and Artifice of Hamburgers By Renu Gharpure



Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

Consumerism at the Cost of the Environment By Jack Wang




Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Is Coffee a Social Lubricant? By Christian Ortiz




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


food can buy loveDaawat-e-Ishq (2014)

Food Can Buy Love by Abhishek Das





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




Enchanted  (2007)

The Proof is in the Pudding: Food and Reality By Olivia Holder




Eraserhead (1977)

“I just cut them up like regular chickens?” By Rebecca Kirk




fantastic mr fox2

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)


A Fox Comes to Terms with not-being a Fox By Katelyn Liu




Final Recipe (2013)

The Secret to Beating a Master Chef By Katelyn Liu





Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Freedom and Fried Green Tomatoes By Eileen Quinn




Gekijouban Toriko: Bishokushin No Special Menu (2013)

Evil and Good Through Food By Alexis Rose



Get out Capture 2Get Out

Consumed: Perceptions of the Black Body By Genna Holtz




Gilmore Girls (2002)

A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving By Leslie Ann Blake



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The God of Cookery (1996)

Substance Over Appearance By Christian Villacres



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Good Burger (1997)

Food: Reflection and Community By Jalen Heyward



Goodfellas img1Goodfellas (1990)

The Gilded Dinner: A Symbolic Representation of Mobster Life By Quiroz-Gutierrez, Marco



graveGrave of the Fireflies (1988)

The Ugly Color of Childhood Starvation By Kristy Sakano





Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Miscegenation Sandwich: Brown Bread Slathered with Mayonnaise By Jennifer Na

Judging through Your Food By Renuka Koilpillai



Haute Cuisine (2013)

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





The Help (2011)

Finding Freedom through Fried Chicken By Markella M. Patitsas





House (1977)

Delicate Hands  By Tommy Moorman





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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How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)

What Defines Food? By Jalen Heyward




How to Train Your Dragon fish momentHow to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Food and Friendship By Sierra Smith




Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

Food and Political Strategy During the 1930s By Christian Ortiz





I Am Love (2009)

Connecting One to Home Through Food  By Suejette Black





Idiocracy (2003)

Fast Food, Globalization and the Decline of Human Intellect By Jordi Gaton


I love you man figure 2I Love You, Man

Communion and a Search for Friends By Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez





In the Mood for Love (2000)

Food as Concealment and Intimacy, Not Love By Alyssa Davis



Inglorious Image 1Inglorious Basterds (2009)

Wait for the Cream: Food as a Vehicle for Power and Intimidation By Oliver Eisenbeis


Interstellar2Interstellar (2014)

Hunter-Gatherers in Space By Michael Palumbo


it_s complicated 1It’s Complicated (2009)

Food as a Representation of Freedom By Hannah Williams




Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

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





Julie and Julia (2009)

Mastering the Art of Relationships By Mai Dvorak



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Kamome Diner (2006)Kamome Diner (2006)


A Story to Savor By Tatiana Farmer



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Kung Fu Panda

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



La Grande Bouffe (1973)

The Decadence of La Grande Bouffe  By Becca Rohrer




La Ricotta (1962)

Catholicism, Cream Cheese, and Cultural Commentary By Emily Byrd


Land before timeThe Land Before Time (1988)

Food as Memory and Migration By Sierra Smith



Last Holiday Picture2The Last Holiday (2006)

Food as  Metaphor for Life By Junessa Sladen-Dew


Over-Indulgence as a Sign of a Life Lived to the Fullest By Hannah Williams





Le Diner De Cons (1998)

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


Letters to Juliet Spaghetti SceneLetters to Juliet (2010)

Food as a Barrier By Sierra Smith



like water for chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

Food as Means of Constraint and Liberation By Suejette Black


Lion (2006)

The Call of Jalebis By Olivia Holder





Lion King (1994)

The Circle of Life and Bugs By Michael Palumbo



little forest sky

Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2014)

Maternal Instincts of Mother Nature By Kristy Sakano




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

A Celebration of Home By Olivia Holder




The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

The Food-Based Identity of Samwise Gamgee By Graham Palmer


An Exploration of Food and Civility By Sierra Smith



The Lunchbox (2014)

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




Marie Antoinette (2006)

Decadence as Distance By Sofia Soto Sugar




The MartianThe Martian (2015)

Food for Thought — The Martian By Andrea Brucculeri


Sladen None or Last HolidayPicture1Master of None (   )

The Exploration of Authenticity Through Food By Junessa Sladen-Dew






Matilda (1996)

Mystical and Disciplinary Food in Matilda   By Kennedy Thompson


meangirlsimage3Mean Girls (2004)

Eating to Secure Status By Hannah Williams




Miracle ApplesMiracle Apples (2013)

Poisonous Apples or Poisonous Men? By Kristy Sakano




MoanaMoana (2016)

There’s More Beyond The Coconut: Complacency and Stagnation on Motonui By Kristy Sakano




Moonlight (2016)

Food, With Love By Skyler Tapley

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Mostly Martha (2001)

Mellowed Martha By Kennedy Thompson



My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Cures beyond Windex By Daniella Dworschak





My Fair Lady (1964)

Tantalizing Luxury By Olivia Holder



Picture1Next Floor (2008)

The Deadly Sin of High Class By Jack Wang





No Reservations (2007)

Food for Relationships: Forming and Healing By Sofia Soto Sugar




Capture 1 _Ocean_s Eleven_Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Bank of Bad Habits By Genna Holtz



Mija and OkjaOkja (    )

Understanding the Morality of Animal Consumption By Marcella Pansini




OldBoy (2003)

Food, Vengeance, and Cruel Irony By Jack Wang



Onibaba (1964)

Food as a Catalyst By Skyler Tapley




PAssengers picPassengers (2016)

The Comfort of Food By Andrea Brucculeri



phantom thread CapturePhantom Thread (2017)

Poisonous Meals and Toxic Relationships By Genna Holtz



pieces of april4Pieces of April (2003)

Mix and Mash: a Fresh Take on Thanksgiving By Jennifer Na




pretty woman 1Pretty Woman (1990)

Pretty Woman, Ugly Truth By Hannah Williams




PP Capture 1Pride and Prejudice (1995)

Meals of Oppression By Genna Holtz




Princess and the Frog 1The Princess and the Frog (2009)

The Beauty of a Working Woman By Renuka Koilpillai




APF Image 2A Private Function (1984)

Piggy in the Middle: Sex-roles and attachment in A Private Function By Georgia Jeffrey



Pulp Fiction Image 2Pulp Fiction (1994)

Royale with Cheese: Food During Critical Moments in Pulp Fiction By Oliver Eisenbeis




Ratatouille (2007)

Why A Rat? By Catherine Bracken



Image 1- Justine & AlexiaRaw (2017)

Bound by Love and Torn By Flesh: Coming-of-Age Through Cannibalism By Marcella Pansini



Red Sorghum (1987)

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




Rinko’s Restaurant (2010)

The Restaurant of Wishes By Tatiana Farmer



road Screen Shot 2018-04-26 at 11.55.38 PMThe Road (   )

Care to Share? By Andrea Brucculeri




Romantics Anonymous (2010)

Hiding Behind Chocolate in Romantics Anonymous By Suejette Black




Carl and Barry react with horror after seeing two baby carrots eaten.Sausage Party (2016)

A Certain Point of View by Elliott Millner




scooby-doo2Scooby Doo (   )

Bravery, Hunger, and Monstrous Food  By Michael Palumbo




The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

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


shawshank img1The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Dehumanization and Humanization of Prisoners Through Food By Marco Gutierrez




Shiawase no Pan (2012)

Café of Happiness By Tatiana Farmer




shrek Screen Shot 2018-04-24 at 2.59.12 AMShrek (  )

Food for Fairytales By Andrea Brucculeri





The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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



a taste of revolution1

Snowpiercer (2014)

A Taste of Revolution: Food’s Status and Power By Jordi Gaton



Soylent Green (1974)SoylenGreen

Soylent and Subjugation: Food as a Means of Control By Josh Green




spirited away3

Spirited Away (2001)

by Katelyn Liu






Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)

Food as a Barrier By Abhishek Das 






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

Revenge is a Sweet Meat Pie By Jordi Gaton





The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

 Food, Connection, and Identity By Neha Verma




Tampopo (1985)

Can You Stomach It? The Sensual Thrill of Food  By Shirley Pu





tasteoftea1The Taste of Tea (2004)

A Story to Savor By Tatiana Farmer 




Image 1- Tasting MenuTasting Menu (2013)

Reconciliation through Food and Crises By Renuka Koilpillai




Titanic (1997)

Rose’s Identity Through Feasting in Titanic By Kenan Bateman




to bone Picture2To The Bone (2017)

To The Bone: An Internal Battle Against Food By Junessa Sladen-Dew





Toast (2010)

Functional Food Making in Toast By Zishu Chen


Toast-y Feelings: Comfort Food and Memory By Georgia Jeffrey


from salmonToday’s Special (2009)

From Salmon to Saffron: A Homecoming By Abhishek Das





Tortilla Soup (2001)

How Traditional Cooking Brings People Together By Christian Ortiz



tplacentra3The Trip (2010)

Food: Careers and Bonds By Tori Placentra




Trip to Italy 1The Trip to Italy (2014)

Resolving Personal Struggles through Food: So Close, yet So Far By Renuka Koilpillai




troll Image 1Troll 2 (1990)

A Cautionary Tale Against the Modern Ills of Society By Marcella Pansini





Truman Show Figure 1The Truman Show

Food that Makes One Question Reality By Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez





Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

Healing In Tuscany By Tori Placentra






Volver (2006)

 A Volver to the Feast By Brent Eisenbarth



waiting for lifeWaiting…(2005)

Waiting…For Life By Marcella Pansini




The Waitress (2007)

Food Fostering Relationship in Love in The Waitress By Suejette Black





WALL-E (2008)

When Life is Lifeless By Katelyn Liu



what's eating1

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


Whiplash Image 1Whiplash (2014)

I Don’t Want the Raisinets: A Pursuit of Perfection By Oliver Eisenbeis


Shoppers are desperate to purchase as many Wonka bars as possible after Wonka_s contest is announcedWilly Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Candy: The Universal Diversion By Elliott Millner

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