The boys and I took a bite of this feel-good food porn and found it charmingly light but exceedingly bland.
With its feel-good themes about exotic food triumphing over closed-mindedness in a quaint French village, this is essentially a remake of “Chocolat” — and it happens to come from that film’s director, Lasse Hallstrom. Helen Mirren is the uptight owner of an elegant and esteemed French restaurant. Om Puri is the boisterous Indian patriarch who […]
Yves Saint Laurent was an innovator in the world of haute couture. This biopic about him is pretty by-the-numbers. Alonso and I got all gussied up to review.
The first of two biopics this year about the influential French fashion designer, “Yves Saint Laurent” is visually lush but emotionally shallow. Pierre Niney bears a striking resemblance to the late haute couture powerhouse with his lanky frame and those signature spectacle. But we never get a strong sense of what drove him. My review, […]