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  • Big Night

    Big Night

    ★★★½

    Such a magnifico film! Anthony Bourdain mentioned Big Night in an episode of Parts Unknown, pointing out how the movements made between Chef Primo and his brother are some of the most accurate representations of real cooking in film.

    If you love food, especially Italian, I recommend it (however I there could have been more cooking scenes).

  • Purple Rain

    Purple Rain

    ★★½

    I watched Purple Rain during a memorial screening at the Drafthouse. When we found our seats, the general manager gifted everyone in our row free tickets to any movie screening and food for that evening because the seats in front of us slightly obscured the screen by maybe a few inches.

    Prince was watching out for us that night and I'll never forget it :)

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  • A Scanner Darkly

    A Scanner Darkly

    ★★★★

    I had the amazing opportunity to watch Scanner at the theaters with a Q&A from lead animator Paul Beck. It was pretty crazy learning how the studio essentially made two stand-alone movies!

    The first scene they animated was footage from the security cameras and they used those to shots to test out illustrators while hiring.