The Best Cookbooks for Movie Lovers

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From comic relief to sadness, food in film can stir up a range of emotions.Food can also serve as a physical prop to enhance a scene, or help viewers better understand a character or the location (an example: New York City pizza tends to finds its way into films about the Big Apple).

Food has delivered memorable moments in movies such as the cake-face scene in “Mrs.

Doubtfire,” or the adorable spaghetti supper in “Lady and the Tramp.” Another cool thing about food in film? It’s a subtle way to share

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