Best Movie Ever of 2022? You Be the Judge.

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A scene about to be shot.
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Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes were phenomenal in their latest movie, The Menu, and fans think so. The internet crowned their refined horror flick the best release of 2022, and you're about to find out why.

What Is The Menu?

Movie poster for The Menu
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Spoiler Alert!!! Stop here if you haven't watched the movie!

Okay here's a teaser without giving too much away.

The Menu is a satirical horror flick about an eccentric chef, Slowik (Ralph Fiennes), who serves exclusive meals at his private restaurant on a remote island. Margo (Anya Taylor-Joy) and her "boyfriend" Tyler (Nicholas Hoult) join the high-class guest visiting the exclusive restaurant, but they're in for a surprise.

The Plot Twist

Scenes from The Menu
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More spoilers

Margot and Tyler get shocked when they discover the meal contains real human parts, and the guests die one after the other! There's also an interesting scene showing a server slit their throat at the dinner table!

Critics Love It

Apart from the critics' impressive reviews of Fiennes and Taylor-Joy's performances, fans can't get enough of the movie. It has a high review from Rotten Tomatoes (89 percent) and 7.3/10 on IMDb.

The Movie Breaks Even

A scene from The Menu
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The Menu made $74.7 million against a $30 million budget meaning it broke even and made a profit.

Fans Approve On Social Media

Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy on the set of The Menu
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Critics' praise is great for any movie, but it doesn't beat the approval from fans who pay their hard-earned money to see it at the cinemas. There's no better promo than a recommendation, and The Menu is getting the best on Twitter.

Here's What They're Saying

Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy on the set of The Menu
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The Menu (2022) is not merely a dark comedy with class criticism; rather, it expresses the rage at how the art of creating something out of love is being killed by the industry, which also destroys the soul of an artist.

Every Scene Left Something To Talk About

Then Came The Memes

Understanding The Message

Fans took the message about returning to the love of art rather than profit. Perhaps this is a new era for movies.

High Praise From Fans

Fans Couldn't Get Enough Of The Movie

Anya Taylor-Joy discusses The Menu
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One Twitter user wrote,

"The Menu movie was unexpectedly one of the best films I've ever seen in my entire life..."

Another wrote,

"...Original, well-acted, weird , surprisingly moving... would make my top ten of 2022 for sure!"

Fans Want More

Fans Choose Their Favorite Characters

Hoult's Tyler got the most heat from fans.

Watch The Movie On HBO

Thanks to the new streaming services available, the movie is now on HBO and ready for viewing by subscribers.

The surge in online commentary also came after the movie left the cinemas for HBO, meaning more people appreciate streaming options.

The movie also stars Judith Light, John Leguizamo, and Janet McTeer.

Check it out with this link.

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