This movie is being sold to audiences as if it's a riff on "The Most Dangerous Game"—like THE HUNT crossed with PIG or something—but it's not that, really. The two movies it actually calls to mind are from this year: TAR and CRIMES OF THE FUTURE. Because THE MENU is actually about the intersection of art and commerce and how artists and consumers/critics interact.
Anyway, it's darkly comic fun. There's a moment about 3/4 of the way through that made me laugh as hard as I've laughed at anything in a theater since JACKASS FOREVER. And I laughed HARD at some of the stuff in that movie. Full review here.
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