Didn’t have high hopes but found myself laughing a lot! Some amazing cameos as well made this a fun viewing!
The scene with the wolves and the TMZ parodies had me LMAO!
No one does awkward comedy like Julia Louis-Dreyfus and that scene where she mangles “Rise Up” with lines like “pretty Jewish feet” had me on the floor.
Sure Eddie phones it in, but his scenes with Jonah are fun and uncomfortable to watch.
No new ground is tread here with this comedic version of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and while the ending is a bit rushed and unconvincing, it’s still a fun film.
Extra star for all the cameos by 1970’s character actors during the Skirball Center scene.
-Eddie Murphy and Julia Louis-Dreyfus were SNL cast members at the same time.
“Please don’t say mouthfeel.”
Tonally speaking, this movie was all over the place. Story wise, it would have been nice to know more backstory about Crazy Chef Boyardee and his mama.
That said, a fun and intense thriller/comedy/horror flick that pokes fun at the culinary set and the pretentious Richy Riches who are attracted to it.
It’s like The Wicker Man…but with food!
- The lavish 'food' layouts were prepared by renowned French chef Dominique Crenn, the only female…
Linda Blair: "Your mother sucks cocks in hell!"
Isabelle Adjani: "Here, hold my beer."
- Heavily censored in the US and initially banned in the UK
- Isabelle Adjani won the 1983 Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for this picture and Quartet.
- Filmed in Cold War-era West Berlin in 1980
- Effects master Carlo Rambaldi (E.T., Alien) created The Creature.