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New Burnt movie got mixed reviews from top critics. The Weinstein Company released their new drama/comedy flick, “Burnt,” into theaters this weekend, and all the top movie critics have submitted their reviews for it. It turns out that it got a mixed bag with an overall 42 score out of a possible 100 across 27 reviews at Metacritic.com.

The movie stars: Bradley Cooper, Daniel Brühl, Omar Sy, Riccardo Scamarcio and Sienna Miller. We’ve added comments from a few of the critics,below.

Rex Reed from the New York Observer, gave it a 75 score, stating: “A mildly entertaining but well acted, sumptuously photographed and smartly written comedy with dark undertones about culinary addiction that can only be called “delicious.” See it and then check your cholesterol.”

Chris Nashawaty at Entertainment Weekly, gave it a 58 score, saying: “Just when you think you know where Burnt is headed, there’s an underhanded twist about halfway in. And it’s almost enough to set the movie right.”

Glenn Kenny at RogerEbert.com, gave it a 50 grade. He said: “Since John Wells is a director of some conscience and screenwriter Steven Knight is in fact capable of first-rate work, Burnt packs some minor surprises and attractive details along its way.”

Mick LaSalle from the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 50 score. He said: “The real issue is that everything about Adam’s journey feels half digested and tossed back up. We’ve seen it before. It was better the first time.”

Neil Genzlinger at the The New York Times, gave it a 50 score,saying: “What follows is a decently structured story of personal demons and culinary competition, with a couple of nice twists thrown in, but it’s built with materials that at this point in the life cycle of this genre are mighty shopworn.”

Kenneth Turan from the Los Angeles Times, gave it a 50 grade, stating: “Burnt is mildly diverting.”

Tom Russo at the Boston Globe, gave it a 50. He stated: “Cooper swaggers as convincingly as always, the food-prep montages are mesmerizing, and we even get a couple of solid twists and an education on the sous-vide trend.”

Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune, gave it a 50 grade, saying: “Director John Wells dices the action, even the simplest conversation, into five harried shots when one would suffice. The many food-prep montages are cut and paced to the same numbing rhythm.”

Richard Roeper over at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a 50 score, stating: “As an often cliché-riddled tale of redemption on the big screen, Burnt is the equivalent of a sleek, well-lit, trendy restaurant serving up a mildly creative dishes on an otherwise predictable menu.”

Jon Frosch at The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 50 score, saying: “Cooper can do this kind of arrogant-but-irresistible golden boy shtick in his sleep, but that doesn’t make it any less pleasurable to watch. Flashing his baby blues and a fiery temper, the actor gives a fully engaged performance that almost makes us want to forgive the movie’s laziness. Almost.”

Justin Chang at Variety, gave it a 40 score, saying: “Although John Wells’ dramedy is energized by its mouth-watering montages and an unsurprisingly fierce lead turn from Cooper, Steven Knight’s script pours on the acid but holds the depth, forcing its fine actors (including Sienna Miller and Daniel Bruhl) to function less as an ensemble than as a motley sort of intervention group.”

Kyle Smith at the New York Post, gave it a 38 grade. He said: “Both Adam and the stakes are so low, it’s like watching 100 minutes of a slug trying to crawl over a twig.”

Alonso Duralde at TheWrap, gave it a 35 score, stating: “Burnt ultimately feels like those sous-vide bags that Adam finds so worthy of mockery: trapped in plastic, with the air sucked out of it.”

Lastly, Peter Travers from Rolling Stone, gave it a really bad 25 score, claiming: “A cheerless and unappetizing plate of piffle that deserves to be smashed against a wall or at least sent back to the kitchen.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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