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Here’s What People Will Be Drinking at the Oscars

As part of a multi-year agreement with the Oscars, the champagne manufacturer will be supplying 1,000 magnums this year for use at the ceremony, the Governor’s Ball, and related events like the nominee luncheon.
Alex Swerdloff
2.25.16
butter
butter

Nitehawk Truffle Popcorn

Regular movie theater popcorn is taken to a whole new level with savory truffle oil and bright citric acid.
Nitehawk Cinema
2.23.16
WTF
WTF

This Man Is Trying to Ban Popcorn from Movie Theaters

The 39-year-old radio presenter from Newcastle, England has done the unthinkable. He has started a petition to ban the sale of popcorn in British movie theaters.
Alex Swerdloff
1.15.16
Food nostalgia
Food nostalgia

Will Ecto Cooler Ever Make a Triumphantly Slimy Return?

Hi-C's Ecto Cooler, released as a drinkable tie-in for <i>The Real Ghostbusters</i>, has acquired a bizarre amount of cult fandom over the past two decades.
Tim Donnelly
10.19.15
movies
movies

How 'Jurassic Park' Nearly Drove the Chilean Sea Bass to Extinction

The tale of how one line in a dinosaur movie led to the gross overfishing of a cheap, aspirationally named toothfish is pretty crazy. Hold on to your butts.
Alex Swerdloff
6.12.15
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Why Sad Movies Make You Eat More Popcorn and Candy

Sure, you might have accidentally finished a whole package of Oreos while watching The Notebook, but who’s counting? Well, scientists are.
Hilary Pollack
3.5.15
movies
movies

That Crazy "Instant Bread" in 'Star Wars' Is Real and Actually Edible

Thought it was CGI? So did everybody else. But nope—what you see is pretty much what you get. Here's how the special effects team did it.
Wyatt Marshall
1.16.15
Australia
Australia

Flavours With Subtitles: 8 ½

Tim Richmond—chef at Melbourne's cinema-eatery Longplay—turns the classic 1963 film <i>8 ½</i> into three Fellini-inspired dishes.
Tim Richmond
10.26.14
Australia
Australia

Flavours with Subtitles: Delicatessen

What if Caro & Jeunet's cannibal-themed classic, Delicatessen, was a three course meal? That's the question Tim Richmond, chef at Melbourne eatery/cinema Longplay, tries to answer in this first episode of Flavours With Subtitles.
Tim Richmond
10.12.14
restaurant industry
restaurant industry

Julia Roberts Must Save Mystic Pizza from Its Cruel Owner

The world-famous—OK, film-famous—eatery known as Mystic Pizza has been stiffing its employees for years, paying them less than minimum wage and not properly compensating them for overtime. We need Julia Roberts to step in and fight the good fight.
Alison Stevenson
10.1.14
Twitter
Twitter

There’s a New Food Movie Out—and It Doesn’t Suck

For all you ungrateful urchins who have no idea what to do for their mothers tomorrow, Jon Favreau is here to help. His new film, <i>Chef</i>, just hit theaters yesterday and it’s got all the fixings for a great mom date.
Kirsten Stamn
5.10.14