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    Review: Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Serves Up An Unsatisfying Home-Cooked Meal

    Ahead of the inaugural screening of Jon Favreau's latest film "Chef,” the movie is being heralded as a glorious return to the filmmaker's independent roots. Favreau, after all, wrote "Swingers," one of the more influential indies of the '90s, and reteamed with his "Swingers" co-star Vince Vaughn for...

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    Lava Cake or Dim Sum Brunch: What Kind of Food is Jon Favreau's "Chef"?

    "Chef" uses food as a metaphor for life, so it's only fair that critics use food metaphors to describe it. But is it a full-course meal or a frothy soufflé?

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    Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott School Hollywood

    The Times critics lambast Hollywood on the treatment of women in film.

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    People's Most Beautiful Person Lupita Nyong'o & Scarlett Johansson Swing Over To Jon Favreau's 'The Jungle Book'

    So, you've won an Oscar, you've just been declared by People magazine to be the most beautiful person (celebrity) on the planet, so what do you do for your next move? If you're Lupita Nyong'o you go blockbuster, and that's just what she's done, along with Scarlett Johansson.

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    'Captain America' Tops Box Office Top Ten for Third Week as Depp's 'Transcendence' Flops

    This Easter weekend three religious-themed films made the Top 10, led by new opener "Heaven Is for Real" (Sony) which barely missed taking the #2 spot despite playing in more than 1,000 fewer screens than the box office leaders. This unheralded low-budget effort reinforces the most significant trend...

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    "I Felt Like I Was On A Ride": Scarlett Johansson Talks 'Under The Skin' In Featurette Plus Jonathan Glazer Deconstructs Scene

    “Jonathan and I have been talking about this project for three years… I love his work, that’s what initially drew me to this project,” Scarlett Johansson said about “Under The Skin” in a new featurette by A24. It’s easy to see why Johansson is so enamored with director Jonathan Glazer. He directed “...

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    This Is How Entertainment Weekly Says "I'm Sorry"

    It's not exactly an apology, but EW's 2000-word essay on "Under the Skin" feels a lot like a make-up for last week's controversial non-review.

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    WATCH: Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Glazer Talk the Mysteries of 'Under the Skin' in New Featurette

    Ahead of the film's expansion this weekend, an illuminating new "Under the Skin" featurette has landed. Watch as Jonathan Glazer talks the evolution of the story, loosely based on Michel Faber's novel, from script to screen, and Scarlett Johansson talks getting into her character, an alien succubus ...

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