The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

hundred foot journey movieThis is what comes out when you mix French cuisine with Indian food (besides gas).

 

This is one of those movies I’m glad I watched, but will probably never need to see again. It has a different kind of vibe to it. Like Dennis Rodman’s wardrobe.

It’s more of a drama than a comedy, but I found it entertaining and uplifting. It was produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey and has a good cast, though none that I would recognize outside this film. And despite the absolute perfectness of his last name, Tim Curry is not in this film.

OH, SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW: I don’t actually like Indian food. To be fair though, I don’t particularly enjoy Mexican or Chinese either. But hey, you give me a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios and I’m as happy as a clam (…which I only like in chowder).

THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEYAnd now, your Oprah quote of the day:

“[The Hundred-Foot Journey] is about human beings coming to understand other human beings, and more importantly, after you get to experience or step into somebody else’s shoes or see them for a real human being, how you understand that you’re really more alike than you are different.”

I had started to write something similar, but realized Oprah said it better (Thanks, O.) We human beings really are more alike than we are different, and I believe it is our willingness to reach out to those who seem the most different that will elevate us from one to three stars in life.

But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?” — Luke 5:30

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