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Last night marked an important event in movie and my history: my all-time favorite movie Jurassic Park was re-released in theaters in 3D! For the past week I had been counting down the days until last night, and had been trying to find a way to make it even more special. If you read my last post about The Walking Dead finale, you know that I love themed food. So last night, I invited my friends to come over before the movie to pick out some movie theater candy, and this is what they saw:
It took about two hours of time to make, but I think the hardest part was not eating my weight’s worth in candy during the process. My friends and roommates were pleasantly surprised and all duly impressed with the resemblance to the actual logo.
I reconstructed the 3D logo out of Red Hots, Lemonheads, marshmallows, and chocolate chips. The best part: it was completely edible because I used agave nectar as glue.
We all had a few pre-movie drinks around the masterpiece which led to this:
Unfortunately I underestimated the adhesive power of agave nectar, so some sections I’d done a day earlier were stuck pretty well, but it didn’t stop my friends from digging in and showing off their own amusing candy-art skills.
With jumbo sodas in hand and 3D glasses on, we thoroughly enjoyed Jurassic Park on the big screen. I don’t usually condone talking during movies, but we, among others in the theater, whooped, clapped, and recited lines with the characters at our favorite scenes. I’ve seen the movie 100 times, but seeing it in 3D in a theater with your best friends was like seeing it for the first time again. It’s still my absolute favorite movie, and now even more will it hold a dinosaur-sized place in my heart.