Toast
Toast (2011)

Nigel's mother (Victoria Hamilton) appears to have been the world's worst cook, boiling unopened cans of food to a soggy pulp and nervously refusing young Nigel's (Oscar Kennedy) suggestions that she try an occasional fresh veg.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 20, 2011
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Like its namesake, "Toast" is crusty comfort food with little nutritional substance.

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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

For the most part, the movie feels like an emotional vacuum, mirroring the drab vanilla and mint green interiors of the Slaters' home.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

"Charming, but oddly under-motivated...Netflixable."

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

"Toast" has three things deserving of adoration: spectacular lemon-meringue pies, the songs of Dusty Springfield and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

"Toast," is by turns sweet and tart, airy and rich and, above all, a thoroughly irresistible confection.

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Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

Enjoyment of this amiable nostalgia trip mostly hinges on one question: Do you care when the Observer scribe made his first pie?

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Director S.J. Clarkson seems oblivious to the dissonance; perhaps he's deafened by the music.

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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

Like going to a restaurant where they fill you up with tasty appetizers and delicious bread but then kick you out before the main course is served.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

What an annoying little twerp Nigel Slater is, in this odd, off-putting, light-dramatic version of food author Slater's young life.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
What a wonderful little movie! Nice BBC film based on the early life of UK food critic Nigel Slater. Good performances by Oscar Kennedy as the young Nigel, and… More
John C
A "foodie flick" that is right up there with Babette's Feast and Eat Drink Man Woman in having the focal point being food glorious food. It was… More
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Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Freddie Highmore, Ken Stott, Matthew McNulty, Clare Higgins, Victoria Hamilton, Selina Cadell, Tracey Wilkinson Director: S.J.… More
Walter M.
While young Nigel(Oscar Kennedy) may love his parents(Victoria Hamilton & Ken Stott), he is nowhere near that fond of his mother's cooking, even though… More

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