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Mar 17

Movies This Month

Movies This Month

The Farmington Place Apartments has a few tips to help you throw your next movie marathon. We have the snacks, decorations, and movies suggestions for you to have an awesome movie night. We hope that you enjoy our post!

 

Snacks

 

Muddy Buddy Popcorn from Taste and Tell

This muddy buddy popcorn combines two of our favorite movie snacks into one. Use peanut butter, chocolate, popcorn, and powdered sugar to make this treat. Be sure to make plenty — it’ll go fast.

 

Deep Dish Pizza Casserole from Tbsp.

This deep dish pizza casserole is delicious, cheesy, and extremely easy to throw together. Make your own garlic butter sauce and pair this pizza with celery sticks and chips. This is the perfect dish to serve a big group of friends.

 

Decorations

 

Decorate your Farmington Place apartment with movie posters, movie props, and more for your movie marathon. If you’re watching a particular movie series, have your guests dress up as characters from the movie. Having a classic movie night? Roll out the red carpet. There are plenty of ways to make your movie night look (and feel) special.

 

Movie Recommendations

 

Casablanca (1942)

From Roger Ebert: “Seeing the film over and over again, year after year, I find it never grows over-familiar. It plays like a favorite musical album; the more I know it, the more I like it. The black-and-white cinematography has not aged as color would. The dialogue is so spare and cynical it has not grown old-fashioned. Much of the emotional effect of “Casablanca” is achieved by indirection; as we leave the theater, we are absolutely convinced that the only thing keeping the world from going crazy is that the problems of three little people do after all amount to more than a hill of beans.”

 

La La Land (2016)

From The New York Times: “The real tension in “La La Land” is between ambition and love, and perhaps the most up-to-date thing about it is the way it explores that ancient conflict. A cynical but not inaccurate way to put this would be to describe it as a careerist movie about careerism. But that would be to slight Mr. Chazelle’s real and uncomfortable insight, which is that the drive for professional success is, for young people at the present time, both more realistic and more romantic than the pursuit of boy-meets-girl happily-ever-after. Love is contingent. Art is commitment.”

 

Do you have any movie night tips for us? Leave them in the comments. Thanks for reading our post!

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