Movie and Film Reviews (MFR) Drama,Romance No Reservations, a Mr. E Movie Review

No Reservations, a Mr. E Movie Review

No Reservations, a Mr. E Movie Review

(Run time: 104 min. – Directed by: Scott Hicks – Starring: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin)

No Reservations is a sweet and romantic drama set in New York City. It stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as the all work and no play head chef at a fancy, top notch Italian restaurant.

When Kate, played by Zeta-Jones, inherits her sisters young daughter Zoe, played by Abigail Breslin, her life is forced into a new direction. She has to become a mother to a child that has just lost hers. Funny thing is that even with all her skills in the kitchen Zoe won’t eat her cooking. Then, when a new chef named Nick starts working in Kate’s kitchen her insecurities begin to surface when he begins to out shine her with his skills.

But, when Kate brings Zoe into the restaurant one afternoon a connection is made between Zoe and Nick as she enjoys a bowl of his pasta. Seeing this a boundary is broken down between Kate and Nick and a wonderful journey begins between the three of them.

Catherine Zeta-Jones is wonderful as the tough, yet beautiful, woman with all the emotional walls. She develops so well that your engulfed in not only her quest to connect to her niece but in her love story with Nick.

Of course the story has it’s emotional ups and downs. But, they all work so well together to tell this love story in a way that’s sure to warm you from the inside out. (Like a warm bowl of pasta, but without the carbs!)

Everything you want in a love story and more. No Reservations is a definite recommendation to anyone looking for dinner and a movie all wrapped into one.

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