The Weird Significance Of Kitchens In TV/Movies

7 feb 2021
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In this Bigger Picture video essay, we trace the role of kitchens in storytelling across cinema and TV. You will now forever overthink your fridge magnets and what they say about you.
Writer Marion Miclet (@Marion_en_VO) argues that as the “heart of the home”, kitchens are the most powerful locations in filmmaking, the centre of characters’ lives that we should pay more attention to, in order to understand a story better. “The kitchen is one of the most powerful locations in filmmaking - it brings to the boil character development, social context, and storytelling. And now that you know that every single detail is a deliberate reflection of the characters’ inner mental states, you will never look at that kitchen island the same way again."
Voiced by Alysia Judge (@alysiajudge).
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Kitchens In Cinema: Why They Matter | Bigger Picture | Video Essay

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  • Thank you for giving us a reason to watch friends again!

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  • I came here for freinds thumbnail. but the vedio was really good too

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    • Absolutely love your dedication to the culinary-based emoji.

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  • @ 5:48 modern family didn’t come out in 1998

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  • And yet, Netflix rejected the Malayalam movie 'The Great Indian Kitchen'.. Shame.. 🙄

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  • I think you’ll find the prettiest, quirkiest, most comfortable kitchen is Hell’s Kitchen.

    Aidan RogersAidan Rogers29 dögum síðan
    • *gulp*

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  • The kitchen is the heart of the

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  • All 3 kitchens in Gilmore Girls are put to good use over the years too 😊 Oops. ALL 4 KITCHENS! I forgot all about Luke's 🤣

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  • Thanks so much for this ensightful analysis that I didn't know that I needed! It really makes me appreciate the extra details the production team and set designers go through to make the kitchen feel like the heart of the home, and to fit in with the characters' personalities. 🏡💗

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  • Okay. I am gonna watch FRIENDS. AGAIN!

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  • So nostalgic

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