Cinema: Slow Boil

WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE?

Directed by Ted Kotcheff

Screenplay by Peter Stone

The people who cooked up this thrill-less thriller are not entirely incompetent: they have brought Robert Morley back to the screen. In the role of a haughty gourmet-magazine editor, Morley puts on a hilarious show: He pats his gargantuan stomach as lovingly as a child might fondle a stuffed Teddy bear. He raises his bushy eyebrows so high that one expects them to graze the ceiling. He turns the mere act of getting up from lunch into a dainty...

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