Favreau dishes on how to make a good foodie film

May 9, 2014 6:08 PM

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Favreau dishes on how to make a good foodie film

That will be obvious to anyone who watches this weekend’s new film “Chef,” which Favreau wrote, stars in, and directed, and which displays food in a luxurious, almost religious way. Critics have, perhaps justifiably, noted a lack of complexity in both plot and characters, and an overly sunny denouement. But one can’t deny the film’s appeal to the taste buds.

Even a simple grilled cheese sandwich, meticulously prepared by a father for his young son, is almost too delicious to look at, and evokes immediate empathy for this divorced dad trying to make a connection with his child in the most elemental way: through his stomach.

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