Halloween is now over and Thanksgiving is here. A horror movie has never been released at a better time. All things food? The MenuStars Ralph Fiennes, celebrity chef Julian SlowikHe hosts a small group wealthy writers, foodies and celebrities to enjoy a private meal at his restaurant on an isolated island. These guests are in for a surprise. It received a lot of positive responses when it was released. Premiered at Toronto International Film FestivalWe have the reviews to prove it Learn more The Menu.
Along with Ralph Fiennes, the film centers around the young couple Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), who are among Chef Slowik’s guests. Hong Chau, Janet McTeer and Paul Adelstein are also part of the group. Let’s see what the critics have to say ahead of the movie’s November 18 theatrical release, starting with CinemaBlend’s review of The Menu. Eric Eisenberg gives the film 4.5 stars, praising its complex mystery and well-blended genres. We are reminded to not spoil the film, and we will do so in the following excerpts. Eisenberg says:
CinemaBlend’s Corey Chichizola screened the film at TIFF, and he also gives it 4.5 out of 5 stars, saying even non-horror fans can appreciate The MenuIts comedy. Check out the hilarious exchanges between him and Hannah Saulic in our Video review without spoilers:
Travis Hopson Punch Drunk CriticsThe movie is rated 3 stars out 5 and each course gets 3 stars The MenuIt gives viewers something to chew. The building tension is broken up by plenty of humor — sometimes too much of it, this critic says:
Leah Greenblatt Entertainment Weekly grades The MenuIt is called a B+ “glossy, skewering satire,”In which we can enjoy the suffering of ultra-rich. She praises Ralph Fiennes as the star of the ensemble, and says that he makes the most out of his role.
Aaron Neuwirth We Live EntertainmentThe movie has a 7 User Rating. This shows how Mark Mylod, the director, keeps the story exciting, even when the characters are in a small space. He keeps us interested in the characters, no matter how uncomplicated they may be. Here’s a review.
Ann Hornaday, of the Washington PostGives the film 2.5 stars out of 4. “seared, carefully julienned heart”Even if it means going too far, you are in the right place.
I am intrigued by this movie according to the critics. You can catch this movie in theaters from Friday, November 18 if it sounds appealing to you. Our box office report will show you what other surprises are in store for the remainder of the year. 2022 Movie Release CalendarTake a look at what’s coming to theaters in 2023As well.