The most mouth-watering food films of all time

The most mouth-watering food films of all time

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We’re 88Nine’s Justin Barney and Milwaukee Film’s Kpolly. We’re buds, we like cinema — we’re Cinebuds.

Kpolly here. This week on Cinebuds we’re talking about the most mouth-watering FOOD FILMS of all time. Film about food is its own sub-genre and we’re all in.

Milwaukee Film decided to make “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” the May Members-Only screening* for this month (at-home edition, of course). It’s an amazing portrait of a man who works so hard and has such focus on his singular passion: making perfect sushi. His restaurant has worldwide acclaim and his story inspires. 
This got us thinking about all the food movies we love. This, and the hundreds of current food/travel shows that are streaming online. From the family fiction film “Big Night” (a classic of the genre) to the wild craziness of “Tampopo” (mmm… ramen).

“Big Night”

These films have a unifying theme hat anyone in the world can get on board with. The love of food and the spectacle of seeing a master prepare a meal is something that transcends boundaries.  

I could have talked for hours about this subject. But, I got hungry. Enjoy.

*What’s a Members-Only screening at Milwaukee Film, you ask? Oh, just one of the sweet perks of our membership program. No big deal. Except that it IS a big deal. Milwaukee Film, just like Radio Milwaukee, has amazing benefits for all of you that support us with your membership.  Check it out! Also, to be a member of Milwaukee Film AND Radio Milwaukee? I mean, that’s a truly elevated human being. A cool kid. A real mensch!

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