The Menu Screenwriters Will Tracy and Seth Reiss on How to Write a Highly-Specific World, and Why They Hope Their Movie Lingers Like Jaws

The following interview with The Menu screenwriters Will Tracy and Seth Reiss was originally published at Above the Line. In light of the site being taken offline this weekend, I am republishing my interview with the screenwriters on Solzy at the Movies. None of the text has been changed but The Menu is obviously no longer playing in theaters but available on home video. When screenwriter Will Tracy took a boat to a restaurant on an island…

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The Menu Arrives On Digital, Physical Media To Follow

The Menu is now available for audiences to relish and savor from the comforts from their home as the comedy arrives on Digital (UHD, HD, SD). It will also arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on January 17, 2022. Feel free to also check out my interviews with screenwriters Seth Reiss and Will Tracy along with composer Colin Sexton. What follows is my original review from TIFF: The Menu isn’t a dish that you can eat…

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Thanksgiving Box Office Update: Not Good for Strange World, Devotion

The updates are in for the Thanksgiving weekend box office and it’s not good news for either Strange World or Devotion. One takeaway from this weekend is that we’re still not back to the pre-pandemic numbers. This weekend’s box office is down 12% compared to last year. It’s not even close to what the numbers were in 2018. Will numbers return to normal next year or is this going to be the new normal? When…

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Streaming Continues To Hurt Thanksgiving Box Office

With the rising costs of tickets at movie theaters, make no mistake that streaming is continuing to have an impact at the box office. It isn’t necessarily the cost of tickets though as it could be the subject of a film. A story could still be important viewing but it might not be subject matter that falls under entertaining and enjoyable. Take a film like She Said, for instance. It flopped over it’s opening weekend…

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The Menu – Toronto 2022

The Menu isn’t a dish that you can eat but a fine dining experience that one must savor and relish in order to get the most out of it. There are some elements of horror but they are minor compared to the laughs in this satire. Trust me, I would never have seen this film if it were a horror movie! Given that Adam McKay is among the film’s producers, audiences should know that they…

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