Social Media-Driven ‘Chef’ Movie Is Tribeca Film Festival Darling


A story about how delicate and powerful the social-media world can be for both growing and squashing a business was awarded the audience choice award for Best Narrative at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night.

Written and directed by Jon Favreau (Swingers), Chef made its New York debut this week at the festival, and features a cast of Hollywood heavy hitters including Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo and Dustin Hoffman.

Social media serves as a significant character throughout the film. Not only does it advance the plot (and is also responsible for some of the film’s peaks and valleys of success), it also captures today’s culture and what’s needed to get a startup business off the ground. …

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Via: Mashable: Entertainment

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