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Reeling it in: 'Chef' a perfect dinner in a movie

...higher quality. In fact, much of the time it seems as though big budget blockbuster directors, such as this week's Jon Favreau, often find the most success, at least in an aesthetic sense, when they are constrained by a small budget and a necessarily...

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'The Internship' movie review

...perform a version of the kind of dialogue these two always seem to perform, either with each other or with Ben Stiller, Jon Favreau, or Will Ferrell. It's a rapid fire, overly emotional and somewhat comically bombastic banter that Wilson and Vaughn...

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Arts & Entertainment
Chef

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: An out-of-work L.A. chef (writer/director Jon Favreau) opens a food truck in a bid to realize his culinary potential and reconnect with his estranged family in this indie ensemble comedy co-starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, and Bobby Cannavale. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

'Iron Man 3' leads off Marvel's Phase 2

...of Tony Stark's gorgeous Malibu home that we all saw in the trailer, and a rough road of redemption for Iron Man.Jon Favreau, who directed the previous two outings of "Iron Man," takes a producer's credit on this one, handing the reins...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-05-08/iron-man-3-leads-off-m
Arts & Entertainment
No rust on Iron Man for part 2

...in comic book films has officially been excised. Instead, particularly with this week's "Iron Man 2," director Jon Favreau has replaced the goofiness with real character development, fine acting, and an attention to detail and honesty in...

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And the award goes to ...

...Avengers." Both "Captain America" and "Thor" were fun, beautifully shot, and action-packed from start to finish. Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" kind of flopped, but I really liked it, seeing it twice in the theaters. You can't beat...

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Indulge in a double-feature of American movies

...Captain America" was the most entertaining movie I'd seen this summer so far, but little did I know that director Jon Favreau was about to top it with his sci-fi western "Cowboys & Aliens." To be honest, it wasn't really a fair contest...

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G-force: Mindless, harmless fun

...straight-man in team leader Darwin. Penelope Cruz and Tracy Morgan keep the comedy light as Juarez and Blaster, and Jon Favreau took a break from directing "Iron Man 2" to come and be the designated farting guinea pig as pet shop denizen, Hurley...

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Cowboys & Aliens

Now Playing Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, Cowboys & Aliens is set in 1800s Arizona, where the local cowboys, headed by gunslinger Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig), and the indigenous Apache tribe have been feuding fiercely for quite a while. Their skirmish is interrupted, however, by the appearance of a spaceship, commanded by an alien creature that's bent on enslaving the human race. It's time for a six-gun shoot-out between these cattle rustlers and space invaders, and there might even be a temporary peace between the cowboys and Indians as they both take aim at these extraterrestrial uninvited guests. Jon Favreau directs from a script by Star Trek scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, with help from Lost's Damon Lindelof. Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, and Sam Rockwell fill out the headlining cast. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi Cast: Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Cowboys & Aliens

Now Playing Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, Cowboys & Aliens is set in 1800s Arizona, where the local cowboys, headed by gunslinger Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig), and the indigenous Apache tribe have been feuding fiercely for quite a while. Their skirmish is interrupted, however, by the appearance of a spaceship, commanded by an alien creature that's bent on enslaving the human race. It's time for a six-gun shoot-out between these cattle rustlers and space invaders, and there might even be a temporary peace between the cowboys and Indians as they both take aim at these extraterrestrial uninvited guests. Jon Favreau directs from a script by Star Trek scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, with help from Lost's Damon Lindelof. Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, and Sam Rockwell fill out the headlining cast. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi Cast: Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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