'The Hundred-Foot Journey' is predictable but comforting

August 8, 2014 4:32 PM

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'The Hundred-Foot Journey' is predictable but comforting

'Hundred' centers on two restaurants across the street from one another, an Indian eatery headed up by Papa Kadam (Om Puri) and the Michelin-starred French restaurant Le Saule Pleureur, which is overseen by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren).

Comfort food doesn’t always have to be food. Sometimes it can be a movie – especially if it’s a movie about food. “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” adapted by director Lasse Hallström and screenwriter Steven Knight from Richard Morais’s 2010 bestseller, is, I would imagine, nobody’s idea of a great film, ...

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