Something as simple as the sound of an instrument, a smell in the air, or the taste of food can resurrect a memory you had forgotten was even there. Elitist food critic Anton Ego (deliciously voiced by Peter O'Toole) is teleported to his rural childhood simply by taking a bite from a ''peasant dish'' of ratatouille. It's an insightful moment that made every adult in my theater laugh with recognition. And Ego's subsequent review, which exalts the discovery and defense of the ''new,'' could have just as easily been about Ratatouille
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