To the credit of all concerned, however the one-take approach feels appropriate and organic, rather than gimmicky or stunt-like.
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This is one intensely-flavored meal that begs to be swallowed in a single bite. Compliments to the chef.
The nimble, naturalistic performers are uniformly terrific.
There’s a barreling momentum to the filmmaking that feels true to the cut and thrust of restaurant life, regardless of the script’s digressions.
Boiling Point is a temperature-raising restaurant drama whose heightening series of personal and professional stakes will immediately plunge you into a flop sweat.
The explosively potent Graham does deliver a colossal, intimate ending, acted with complete and affecting sincerity. He has presence, potency and force.
Graham, Robinson, and Barantini’s thematic concerns about how restaurants work are strong enough ingredients. It’s too bad they’ve been subjected to the one-note flavoring of a single-take movie.