Actors: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Simply Irresistible|
| This movie is also known as Magic Hour, Simplement irresistible and Vanilla Fog. Logline: A man tries not to fall for a woman who has magical powers after inheriting a restaurant.
An executive need to find a French chef to open the new five star restaurant in his upscale Fifth Avenue store. Amanda is a chef of a cafe ready to fold, at a Manhattan Greenmarket.
He fall on love with Amanda, but suspects that her cooking is spiced with magical power. He becomes afraid of Amanda when one day they where kissing and they where actually lifted in the air and he tries to ignore her but he can't stay away from her for long.
--Faiza Iqtidar, Resident Scholar
|Amanda Shelton (Gellar) is a gifted but struggling chef who is trying to keep her mother's failing restaurant afloat. When the antics of a magical crab cause Amanda's cooking to go from good to fantastic, and the customers start coming in by the droves, Amanda becomes a sensation in the neighborhood. When a department store executive named Tom Bartlett (Flanery) hears of Amanda's reputation as an amazing chef he hires her to cater a company party. As he gets to know her he finds himself being drawn in by her feminine charms and her magical cooking. Sparks begin to fly between the two of them and love is in the air and mingling with the delicious cooking aromas.
--Patti Illsley, Resident Scholar
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Time/era of movie:
Kind of romance:
- romance (general)
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can cast many different spells
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- (woman) long straight
- (woman) ample bosom & buttocks
- (woman) average
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Brown)
- brunette (Black)
- (man) very short/crewcut
- (man) short/standard straight
- (man) average build
How much in movie?
- White (American)
- general circumstances
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Movie makes you feel...
- Occasional swearing
If lots of song/dance...
- lot of singing and dancing
If soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
- Modern rock/pop
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