Movie review: The Hundred-Foot Journey is a disappointment

August 8, 2014 11:08 PM

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Movie review: The Hundred-Foot Journey is a disappointment

Rating: The Hundred-Foot JourneyBefore Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) makes the eponymous title's journey, his family has travelled a lot, shown in the first 10 minutes of the film itself. The Kadams have made their way from Mumbai to London and then finally to a cozy French town in the countryside. The Kadams' background story may have been wrapped up quickly but it makes for an uninteresting, weak introduction to a film.

Hasan, audiences are told, has a fine eye and nose for food. He has inherited the fine culinary skills from his mother (Juhi Chawla), whose parting words of wisdom include: "You cook to make ghosts... Can you taste them?" She soon turns into a ghost, taking the form of wind, which passes through cu...

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