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Watch List: Comfort Food

If this month’s premiere of Come Back Anytime leaves your mouth watering, pull up a chair for Watch List: Comfort Food, a curated collection of films that celebrates the joy of gathering around the table with good food and good friends, including: Barry Levinson’s classic Diner, a comedic coming-of-age drama set in 1950s Baltimore; the 80s rom-com Mystic Pizza, featuring a star-making turn from Julia Roberts; and the classic Japanese comedy Tampopo.

Series runs July 22 - 27

Friday, July 22, 8:30 PM

three women smiling

Mystic Pizza

 For sexy Daisy Araujo (Julia Roberts), her sensible sister Kat (Annabeth Gish) and their wisecracking friend Jojo (Lili Taylor), the summer after high school is a summer they'll never forget. Slinging pizza at a local restaurant, the three girls share their hopes, dreams and plans for escaping their small town.
  • D: Donald Petrie
  • USA
  • 1988
  • 104 min
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Sunday, July 24, 3:30 PM

people drinking soup

Tampopo

Feast your eyes on the world’s very first “ramen western”! No ingredient is off the table in this beloved 1985 gastro-comedy.
  • D: Jûzô Itami
  • Japan
  • 1985
  • 114 min
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Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 PM

six men sitting at a table

Diner

A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.
  • D: Barry Levinson
  • USA
  • 1982
  • 110 min
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