The Quarantine Stream: ‘Big Night’ Will Make You Hungry For Italian Food (and Thirsty for Stanley Tucci)
Posted on Monday, April 5th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: Big Night
Where You Can Stream It: Paramount+
The Pitch: Stanley Tucci and Tony Shaloub play Secondo and Primo, Italian brothers who moved to the United States to start their own restaurant in a small seaside town. But they’ve fallen on tough times, and with the bank breathing down their necks, a rival restauranteur (played by The Lord of the Rings actor Ian Holm) convinces them to throw one big blowout party at their restaurant as a last-ditch effort to gain enough publicity and new customers to stave off foreclosure.
Why It’s Essential Viewing: With Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy recently emerging as the hot new cooking show, why not take a trip back to the mid-1990s, when Tucci and co-star Campbell Scott co-directed one of the best food-centric movies in existence? Read More »