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The Lunchbox

  • Leonard Maltin  Reviews

    The Lunchbox

    The subtle performances of the redoubtable Irrfan Khan and the less familiar but no less engaging Nimrat Kaur enhance this delicate material and make the film a pleasure to watch.

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  • The Playlist  Reviews

    Review: Warm And Charming 'The Lunchbox' An Easy Decision At The Cinematic Takeout Counter

    The staple of any good rom-com is an original, clever meet-cute, and writer/director Ritesh Batra certainly has a good one for his feature debut "The Lunchbox." The missed connection in this picture that winds up bringing two strangers into each other's orbit is a mix-up involving the delivery of th...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood  Reviews

    This Weekend, Shun 'Son Of God,' See Two Fab Indies

    This weekend, it's a mixed batch of films ranging from the tiniest of indies to the escapist actioner and, finally, to the All-Important Christ Movie. Here's what you should see-- and what you shouldn't.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood  Reviews

    'The Lunchbox' Review and Roundup (TRAILER, SHORT)

    Ritesh Batra's feature debut, the unprepossessing indie "The Lunchbox" (February 21) has heart. The film follows up his award-winning short "Cafe Regular Cairo" (see below). The warm, well-observed romantic drama was snapped up by Sony Pictures Classics out of Cannes, where it won the viewer's choic...

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  • The Playlist  Reviews

    TIFF Review: 'The Lunchbox' A Charming, Moving Cinematic Takeout Treat

    The staple of any good rom-com is an original, clever meet-cute, and writer/director Ritesh Batra certainly has a good one for his feature debut "The Lunchbox." The missed connection in this picture that winds up bringing two strangers into each other's orbit is a mix-up involving the delivery of th...

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