food movies

It's doubtful anyone needs help working up an appetite for Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean a feast for the eyes is off
Since it's Oscar Season, we asked some of our contributors what their favorite food scenes in movies are. We'd love to hear what your favorite food scene is in a movie and why!
As the jolly season approaches and we're getting ready to stuff our faces more than usual, it can be fun to look for memorable holiday meals on the silver screen.
Julie Dash's masterpiece cannot be considered a "food movie" per se. It does not embrace the "food porn" aesthetics that tend to identify the genre.
Director Fatih Akin follows up Head-On and The Edge of Heaven with Soul Kitchen, a comedy about food, family, and gentrification in Hamburg. It's a delightful dish.
Great movies help us explore the rich connotations of food in our lives -- how it brings us together, comforts us, and conjures memories of past events and associations.
Eleven Madison Park
My own top picks for food-themed movies were all released in the past twenty years, and most emanate from distant shores. So, let's take a little trip around the world.