Tag Archives: Film Food

FILM FOOD: PoltergICED TEA

To kick-off the scariest week of the year and to gear up for our 1st ever, BigBite Halloween Bash on November 2nd at Board Walk Bar, we have decided to share some of our spooky film foods inspired by our favorite Halloween movies!

Today we pay homage to Steven Spielberg’s 1980’s horror film classic – Poltergeist. “It’s here” the PoltergICED TEA!

Poltergeist_poster

SynopsisIn her family’s suburban home, ghosts begin communicating with five-year-old Carol Anne through a dead channel on the television. At first seeming like harmless ghosts, they play tricks and amuse the family. It is not for long when the mysterious beings use the television as their portal to enter the house and finally abduct Carol Anne.  As her desperate family tries to rescue the little girl, they are terrorized by the ghosts and their demonic leader.

PoltergICED TEA

PoltergICED TEA

*Recipe:
-Wave Vodka – yup, Wave Vodka

-Arizona Iced Tea
-Aperol

Mix equal portions of Wave Vodka and Arizona Iced Tea. Add a splash of Aperol. Serve over polter-ice.

Interesting Facts:
1. The Poltergeist franchise is believed to be cursed due to the premature deaths of several people associated with the film. The production used real human skeletons when filming the swimming pool scene which led many to believe the “curse” on the film series was because of using those skeletons.
2. Drew Barrymore took part in the audition for Annes role, then she got the role of Gertie in the E.T.
3. The roaring of the MGM lion was originally the sound of the poltergeist that attacked the home of the main heroes.
4. Spielberg worked on E.T. and Poltergeist at the same time.
5. In the scene where the clown was trying to strangle Robbie – the boy really couldn’t breathe, but the filming crew thought that he was acting.  After his face became blue, Spielberg realized that it was real and saved him from death.
5. Body Count: 0

Best Food Scene: The infamous kitchen scene with the possessed t-bone steak!

*Recipe brought to you by BigBite friends, Jess & Kap!

Advertisements

FILM FOOD: The Hills Have EYES CREAM SANDWICHES

To kick-off the scariest week of the year and to gear up for our 1st ever, BigBite Halloween Bash on November 2nd at Board Walk Bar (behind the Piazza, next to North Shore Pool Club), we have decided to share some of our spooky film foods inspired by our favorite Halloween movies!

Today we pay homage to the slasher king – Wes Craven and his 2006 action horror film The Hills Have Eyes.
TheHillsHaveEyes

Synopsis
A family is taking a cross-country road trip when their trailer breaks down, leaving them stranded in the desert of New Mexico. There, they find themselves under attack by the savage “hill people,” who were deformed by radiation during nuclear testing.

The Hills Have ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

The Hills Have EYES CREAM SANDWICHES

*Recipe:
-Pepperidge Farms soft baked sugar cookies OR Anna’s ginger crisps

-Vanilla ice cream
-Pumpkin pie spice

 Let ice cream soften.  Mix in pumpkin pie spice to taste.  Spread ice cream on cookies and freeze immediately until hard (about an hour). 

Interesting Movie Facts:
1. This movie is a remake of Wes Craven‘s 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes.
2. Originally, the film was given an X-rating which would have relegated it to the porno circuit and severely hurt the box-office returns. Wes Craven cut the film enough to secure an R rating. The original director’s cut is thought to be no longer in existence.
3. For the scene where the feral family is eating Bob, the actors were actually eating a leg of lamb roast (yum).
4. Body count: 17

*Recipe brought to you by BigBite friends, Jess & Kap!