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Looking Back...Again (2)

Looking Back...Again

Continuing our stroll down memory lane, let's take a look at a couple more summers.

2010 - ‘Food, Glorious Food’ was - for obvious reasons - one of our favorite seasons, and started a new trend on Saturday evenings.

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It was also probably the last time that we chose the theme before we chose the movies, and researched hard to find a fitting set of movies. ‘Julie & Julia’ was probably the only automatic choice, but we did unearth some gems like ‘Big Night’ (which contains one of my now favorite ever movie scenes), ‘Chocolat’ and, of course, ‘Waitress’ with the fantastic Kerry Russell, which has since become a Broadway musical. Waitress was also the highpoint of the new trend that began that summer, of bringing along food to match the movies. I can’t remember everything we did, but it included Nancy’s sublime slow cooked short ribs for openers with Julie & Julia, burgers with Amy’s ratatouille relish for Ratatouille, meatball subs with Big Night and a chocolate fountain for Chocolat. Finally, we rounded the season off with a legendary pie competition for Waitress. I was so inspired by the food season that I actually made two mini movies…

    

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By 2016 we were in our stride, and I had now got a Mac Mini. Everything FAFC-wise was at a new level, Girls On Film was our theme and Duran Duran provided not only the theme for the season, but also the design inspiration for our fridge magnet and the soundtrack for my mini movie. The films were pretty good too, with Oscar recognition for ‘Carol’, ‘The Danish Girl’, ‘Still Alice’ and the surprisingly good ‘Her’. And one of my best promos...

 

 

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