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  1. Embrace your foodie soul with "Chef"Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... "Chariots of Fire" inspired a generation of runners, "Chef" is bound to let loose a bounty of creative cooks. Jon Favreau, who has certainly grown up since his "Swingers" days, plays Carl Casper, a man for whom cooking is as necessary as breathing. ...

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  2. 'Chef' arrives on home videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Star Tribune

    It's not great art, but it's wholly, deeply satisfying, down to the soul. The feel-good story of a Los Angeles chef who opens a food truck after he loses his high-end job marks the return of writer, director and star Jon Favreau to the kind of character-driven indie he once was known for.

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  3. 'Chef' is comfort food for the movie-going soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Lowell Sun

    ... opens a food truck after he loses his job in a high-end restaurant marks the return of writer, director and star Jon Favreau to the kind of character-driven indie he was once known for. Since 2008, the writer and co-star of "Swingers," his 1996 ...

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  4. DVD previews: a Transformers,a a Chefa come home TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Daily Herald

    ... opens a food truck after he loses his job in a high-end restaurant marks the return of writer, director and star Jon Favreau to the kind of character-driven indie he was once known for. Since 2008, the writer and co-star of "Swingers," his 1996 ...

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  5. 'Chef,' the movie, the DVD ... the restaurant? Favreau, Choi cook againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Los Angeles Times

    Jon Favreau, reflected in glass on the left, and chef Roy Choi took part in a DVD launch of the film "Chef" on Tuesday evening. Jon Favreau, reflected in glass on the left, and chef Roy Choi took part in a DVD launch of the film "Chef" on Tuesday evening.

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  6. New DVD releases September 30: 'Chef,' 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the road in a food truck, with the son he's been neglecting along for the adventure. Writer, director and star Jon Favreau returns to his "Swingers"-style indie film roots for a music-filled labor of love about food, family and a man's quest to ...

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  7. Last night Jon Favreau made me a sandwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | USA Today

    That's right: Jon Favreau may be in the weeds of The Jungle Book now, but Tuesday night he was busy pressing Cuban sandwiches for strangers. Including me.

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  8. Rian Johnson Talks With Terry Gilliam About 'Star Wars Episode VIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | /film

    ... in Episode VI, Sofia Coppola appeared in The Phantom Menace , Lucas himself was in Revenge of the Sith , and Jon Favreau provided the voice of the Mandalorian Pre Vizsla in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars . Interestingly Johnson's offhanded joke might ...

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  9. The one with 20 things you didn't know about FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Writers changed their minds when they cast Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer because of their "chemistry". 2. Jon Favreau and Jon Cryer both auditioned for the role of Chandler... and Ellen DeGeneres turned down the role of Pheobe. 3. Producers ...

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  10. 'Chef' director/writer/star Jon Favreau talks about social media and MarvelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After directing a string of big-budget films that include " Iron Man " and "Cowboys & Aliens," actor/director/writer Jon Favreau returns to his independent root with his latest movie, " Chef ." Favreau plays Carl Casper, a chef at an elegant Los Angeles restaurant who quits his job after having he takes a negative review from a food critic a little personal.

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  11. Which movies to see this weekend, Sept. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | SFGate

    ... of the decade, so far. Rated R. 166 minutes. Chef: One of the best movies so far this year, with writer-director Jon Favreau as a chef going through a crisis. It's really the portrait of an artist, told in a free-flowing style, full of warm moments, ...

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  12. Box Office Report: Summer Box Office Ends On A Whimper, But Still Plenty of Bang Out ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Movies.com

    ... Galaxy ($43.8), Godzilla ($28.9), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($24.1), The Purge: Anarchy ($16.7) The success of Jon Favreau's Chef this summer is also notable, but without concrete numbers it is hard to say where its profit lies. Three of the top five ...

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  13. The Best of 2008: 'Iron Man'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... on the high regard for their filmmakers and their previous successes. Iron Man is different because its director Jon Favreau was untested when it came to comic book-based films; let alone action thrillers. Favreau's filmography included Elf (2003), ...

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  14. Which movies to see this weekend, Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | SFGate

    Jon Favreau portrays a man going through a crisis in "Chef," which he wrote and directed.

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  15. How Movies Synchronize the Brains of an AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Wired

    ... when they watch movies. His work got a receptive but somewhat wary reaction from several film makers, including Jon Favreau ( Swingers, Iron Man, Chef ) and Darren Aronofsky ( Pi, The Wrestler, Black Swan ). Every waking second, a torrent of ...

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  16. A fresh meal for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in an era of high budgets and intense special effects. The film was directed, written, and stars non other than Jon Favreau who has directed such amazing films as "Swingers" and "Elf." But what is great to see is that even with all his success of ...

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  17. Favreau's 'Chef' back in theaters Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The film that likely launched a thousand hunts for Cuban sandwiches around the country when it was released in May will return to theaters Aug. 29. "Chef," in which Jon Favreau stars as a creatively stunted Los Angeles chef who regains his vigor via a Cuban-sandwich food truck, already has drawn nearly $30 million at the box office.

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  18. Food trucks become L.A. kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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  19. L.A.'s food trucks go HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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  20. Jon Favreau: How food trucks became L.A. kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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