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22 – Chocolat (2000)

Magic realism or chocolate witchcraft? That’s the biggest question we have about 2000’s Chocolat.

We debate how we would use our chocolate powers, if we were wandering coco-shamans. We discuss how the film differs from the source novel (and how that’s a good thing). We talk about all the wonderful performances from so many actors in this tasty film.

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Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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19 – Willy Wonka/Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1971/2005)

A DOUBLE-FEATURE!? Yep. A really one-sided double-feature featuring 1971’s beloved film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and the 2005 one Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.

First we watched the ’71 film, then we talked about it; then we watched the ’05 one for Sophie’s first time, and then we had to talk about it. Luckily we’ve both come to a better understanding to what made Willy Wonka such a classic.

And the less said about Charlie the better.

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Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/