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Film Review - Burnt


“Burnt” was once featured on the Black List, an insider collection of the “most liked” unproduced screenplays in Hollywood, endeavoring to shine a light on quality work that’s had difficulty making the leap to the big screen. It’s also another reminder that the Black List is most likely a self-serving sham organized by desperate agents. “Burnt” is heavy with formula and predictable beats of redemption, making a mess out of what should be a straightforward tale of a ruined chef fuming while on a path to perfection. With last year’s “Chef,” Jon Favreau captured a wonderful marriage of foodie delights, technique, and heartfelt drama. “Burnt” is a crudely illustrated flip-book of conflict with unappealing characters, dipping substantially in quality every time it leaves the kitchen. Read the rest at


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