Bitter Feast
Bitter Feast (2010)

An angry foodie develops a taste for violence in this darkly witty thriller from writer and director Joe Maggio. Peter Grey (James Le Gros) is a chef who thinks he has what it takes to become a multi-media celebrity -- he runs a popular… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 18, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 4, 2011
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Brunick
New York Times

Beyond its creepy back story, the horror in this morally confused and cinematically inert film is entirely nominal.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Sci-Fi Weekly

Bitter Feast is like a meal that begins with a tasty, light appetizer, but winds up with a too-heavy dessert that makes you wish you hadn't taken that last bite.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Bitter Feast could have packed a satirical punch.

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Mark Olsen
Village Voice

Zesty fun for its actors, Feast is at once a sly parody of the celebrity-chef culture spawned by all the cable cooking shows and competitions, and a creepy little chamber-piece.

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Scott Weinberg

A low-budget, well-paced, impressively performed and quietly engaging indie horror flick.

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Anton Bitel

Lots of food for thought in this troubling clash - and slash and dash - between a chef and his critic.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A tasty dish that puts both sides of the critical world under the microscope...

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I am certain that at least a few chefs have dreamt about doing this (in a milder way) to some of the more outspoken, rude food critics. The "tests"… More
Ryan Marshall
**1/2 out of **** Most artists take criticism to heart. Some choose to let it serve a more positive purpose - as a guide for how not to screw up the next… More