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The Menu

3 1/2 Stars (out of 4)

It's complete nonsense, but the pitch-dark horror-comedy The Menu strikes just the right notes of stone-cold humor and red-hot malevolence, and makes for a delectable dish that satisfies all the way down. Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult) prepare for an evening's dining at the exclusive Hawthorne facility, where a meal costs $1250 per person. Tyler is a passionate foodie and a huge fan of Chef Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes), who runs the place. Only 12 customers in total will be dining tonight, and this specific menu is designed to tell a specific story. Things begin to seem strange when the staff discover that Margot is not on the reservation list (she's taking the place of Tyler's ex-girlfriend), and stranger still when the guests are given a bread plate with no bread... More...

LIST OF THE WEEK

Top 10 Anya Taylor-Joy Movies

  1. The Witch
  2. Last Night in Soho
  3. Thoroughbreds
  4. The Menu
  5. The Northman
  6. Emma.
  7. Barry
  8. Split & Glass
  9. The New Mutants
  10. Amsterdam
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