The New York Times Movie Review: Jokes, Served Up Over a Meal

It’s all knishes and kibitzing in “Lunch,” Donna Kanter’s charming documentary about a Hollywood institution more enduring than most sitcoms. Every other Wednesday for 40 years a bunch of legendary comedy writers and directors — whose career highlights alone would fill a showbiz encyclopedia — have been meeting for a prandial catch-up session. The location…

LUNCH Reviewed In NY Times!

From: The New York Times It’s all knishes and kibitzing in “Lunch,” Donna Kanter’s charming documentary about a Hollywood institution more enduring than most sitcoms. Every other Wednesday for 40 years a bunch of legendary comedy writers and directors — whose careerhighlights alone would fill a showbiz encyclopedia — have been meeting for a prandial…

LUNCH Takes First Place: National Entertainment Journalism Awards!

Dear Friends, Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving, we are delighted to share that LUNCH took First Place in Sunday’s National Entertainment Journalism Awards, Feature Documentary category (http://lapressclub.org/awards/neja). Here is what the judges wrote: “’Lunch’ should be consumed ravenously. There’s enough wisdom, laughter and comedic insight to satisfy any appetite. The Heavyweights at this 40 year-old…

LUNCH Review In L.A. Times!

“The documentary “Lunch” is just what it describes, a seat at the kibitz table with a gathering of acclaimed showbiz writers, performers and directors whose Golden Age of You-Name-It comedy pedigrees are remarkable: Sid Caesar, Hal Kanter, Carl Reiner, Arthur Marx, Matty Simmons and Rocky Kalish, to name a handful.” Click to read more about…