Movie Review and Digital Giveaway: The Menu {2 winners, ends 1/12}

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Movie Review and Digital Giveaway: The Menu {2 winners, ends 1/12}

I saw The Menu in theaters a few weeks ago, going in mostly blind, although I knew there was a twist ending. I did NOT correctly guess the twist, and it's a movie I've still been thinking about now, almost two months later.

The movie is now available on digital and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on January 17. It's also currently streaming on HBO Max.

Two of my lucky winners will win a digital code for The Menu! Read below for more details. 

About the movie:
From Searchlight Pictures and director Mark Mylod (Succession) comes the satirical thriller The Menu. This outrageous tale of fine dining has been celebrated by critics as “gloriously twisted” (Chris Evangelista, Slash Film) “wildly entertaining” (Alan Cerny, Vital Thrills) and “undeniably fun” (Brian Tallerico, The film is Certified-Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™ and arrives on Digital January 3 and Blu-ray and DVD on January 17, with never-before-seen bonus content that takes viewers behind the scenes and inside the kitchen.

A young couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises. The dark comedy is written by Seth Reiss & Will Tracy, and directed by Mark Mylod.

To say anything more than the above would be to spoil the movie, so let me just say, this movie is worth seeing. Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes (aka Voldemort) have already nabbed Golden Globe nominations for the film, and Nicholas Hoult should have, IMO. 

Hoult's character takes Taylor-Joy's character to a special restaurant - to get there, they have to take a ferry to an island. The chef, known simply as "Chef," played by Fiennes, is very well-known, and Hoult is something of a foodie, to Chef's disdain, which is why he wanted to eat there. Later in the movie, however, we learn things aren't always as they seem, and the ending of the film is quite fiery, so to speak. 

I gave the movie 4/5 stars in my initial mini review tweet, in November, and I'd maybe bump that to 4.25 or 4.5 stars now. I'll have to rewatch it to cement my rating, though.

Movie Review and Digital Giveaway: The Menu {2 winners, ends 1/12}
credit: IMDb


Two of my lucky readers will win a digital code to own a copy of the movie, from Movies Anywhere!

Enter via the widget below. Giveaway will end on Thursday, January 12, at 11:59pm EST, and winners will be contacted the next day, and have 24 hours to respond, or an alternate winner will be chosen.

U.S. and Canadian residents only, please.

Good luck!

Digital copy of The Menu

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