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'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter
'The Hundred-Foot Journey' follows its recipe to the letter

Unhurried and unworried, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" runs with the genial precision of the well-oiled machine. A sweet and unapologetic fairy tale for adults, its story of cuisines and cultures in conflict has been polished to such a high sheen it's hard to know whether to be impressed or disheartened. Or, more likely, both. Doing all that polishing is a group of consummate professionals, including such heavyweights as Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey as two of the film's producers. The veteran Lasse Hallstrom ("Chocolat," "The Cider House Rules") directs, multiple Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman did the soundtrack, and Steven Knight, whose...

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