food on film



Food on Film: Hayao Miyazaki’s treats for the stomach and soul

17th November 2020

The third entry in our Food on Film series, covering the significance of food in Miyazaki’s animations. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of entering the mystical and magical dimensions of Hayao Miyazaki’s films, then you’ll have noticed their many unique charms. For over 35 years, the veteran Japanese animation director and co-founder of Studio ...


Food on Film: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s grub in Gilmore Girls

25th October 2020

For her article in our Food on Film series, Claire Thomson takes us to Stars Hollow. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this month, Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Gilmore Girls is a comforting classic, allowing viewers to step into the lives of the mother-daughter duo of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. A thoroughly heart-warming television dramedy, Gilmore Girls remains beloved ...


Food on Film: Tarantino’s bona fide buffet of visual gastronomy

12th October 2020

The first entry in our Food on Film series, covering the significance of food on-screen. Few filmmakers have proven as able to spin their cinematic obsessions into masterpieces as Quentin Tarantino has. His ideas about violence in modern society will give film fanatics plenty to chatter about for decades to come; those of baser interests ...