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Movie Review: #Burnt

Although the food looks sumptuous, Burnt tastes terribly pedestrian. Review by Matt Cummings In Director John Wells' Burnt , the former chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) attempts to resurrect his career to earn the elusive third Michelin star while atoning for his past mistakes. But that won't be easy: although he's now clean from drugs and alcohol, many of his supporters have vanished, including fellow chefs Michel (Omar Sy), and Max (Riccardo Scamarcio). When Jones approaches his former partner Tony (Daniel Bruhl) - who runs his deceased father's restaurant but has doubts as to Adam's sincerity - the two put their pasts aside to turn Tony's kitchen into the best in London. Faced with a drug debt he cannot pay back and a cutthroat mentality on the part of competing restaurants, Adam must forge ahead with new-hire Helene (Sienna Miller), while Tony awaits the inevitable visit by The Michelin Guide. Burnt isn't so much a sumptuous feast as i

Showtime Orders Up Some "Shameless" Starring Emmy Rossum & William H. Macy

Showtime Orders Up Some "Shameless" Starring Emmy Rossum & William H. Macy Showtime has ordered 12-episodes of the John Wells drama pilot starring Emmy Rossum and William H. Macy. The is based on the long-running British series "Shameless," from Warner Bros. TV and John Wells Prods., revolves around the Gallaghers, a working-class Chicago clan dealing with the recession. The mother is AWOL, and the alcoholic patriarch (Macy) usually ends up passed out on the living-room floor, so their smart but unpredictable 18-year-old daughter, Fiona (Rossum), is tasked with keeping her five younger brothers and sisters on the straight and narrow. Please Leave A Comment- Source- THR