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John Wells

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    'Burnt,' 'Whiplash,' and the Myth of the Lonely Triumph

    It’s easy to imagine how life as a writer or director in Hollywood—which on a good day promises meddling producers, scripts-by-committee, and fealty to test audiences—might seriously distort how you think about the relationship between art and commerce.

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    'Burnt' May Flame Out In Theaters, But 10 Years Ago Bradley Cooper Truly Cooked on TV

    The 2005 series "Kitchen Confidential" has a lot in common with the new film about high-class chefs, including its star.

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    'Burnt,' with Bradley Cooper, Is Hot Garbage (Review and Roundup)

    The Weinstein Co.'s botched drama, set in the world of fine dining, is acrid in the beginning, sickly sweet at the end, and overdone all the way through.

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    Review: Bradley Cooper and Food Porn Can't Save 'Burnt'

    John Wells' latest film fails to capture the kind of captivating kitchen-based drama we've seen before.

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    Bradley Cooper-Starring Chef Drama 'Burnt' Pulled From Limited Release

    The upcoming release from The Weinstein Company will now open nationwide next Friday, October 30.

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    Watch: Get Your Appetites Ready in Trailer for Bradley Cooper Chef Drama 'Burnt'

    John Wells follows up "August: Osage County" with another star-studded drama.

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    Review and Roundup: 'August: Osage County,' Starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (VIDEO)

    Crowdpleaser "August: Osage County" is a messy sprawling dysfunctional family drama that manages to wring some tears by its utterly satisfying conclusion.

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