Brooklyn, United States
"(CRITICS' PICK!) Delightfully nasty! At once a sly parody of the celebrity-chef culture... and a creepy chamber-piece."
- Mark Olsen, LA WEEKLY
*NYC Theatrical Premiere, One Week Only!*
Joe Maggio's BITTER FEAST is a delicious new thriller served up with wicked wit and culinary flair. The L.A. Film Festival favorite makes its NYC premiere with a week-long engagement, October 15 - 21.
After a particularly nasty review, overly zealous TV chef Peter Grey (James Le Gros) kidnaps J.T. Franks (Joshua Leonard), the influential and notoriously snarky food blogger who dealt the final blow to his already plummeting career. Sequestered deep in the woods of the Hudson Valley, Grey keeps Franks chained up in a basement, presenting him with a series of deceptively simple food challenges, punishing him sadistically for anything less than total perfection.
Featuring supporting roles from renowned chef Mario Batali and cult filmmaker/producer Larry Fessenden (THE LAST WINTER), BITTER FEAST explores modern media criticism as the creative impulse is seen going ferociously awry.
95 minutes. In English. Presented in Blu-ray. Unrated.
*** COME EARLY FOR LIQUOR & SNACKS! Last call 5 minutes before showtime
*** EXCLUSIVE FEAST: Rabbit Blackberry Saddle Bag ($4), Wild Boar Meatball Sub ($5), "Bitter" Popcorn with Olive Oil and Fresh Herbs ($3).
"Gore for the gourmet! Maggio reveals a fluency in the horror-genre vocabulary while also translating it to his own twisted ends. It's also funny."
- John Anderson, VARIETY
(March 2011) ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY called reRun one of 8 nationwide theaters "redefining the moviegoing experience."
(April 2011) EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY praised reRun's gourmet popcorn as one of 4 nationwide theaters "giving their classic snack an upgrade."
(October 2011) TIME OUT NEW YORK singled out reRun as a "DIY trailblazer," saying they "love reRun's laid-back vibe" and "friendly staff."
(December 2011) TRAVEL AND LEISURE hailed reRun, among 9 others, as one of "The World's Coolest Movie Theaters."
(February 2012) VARIETY says reRun "raises bar for indies" and is "among the only theaters in the U.S. that provides newfound theatrical and ancillary opportunities to films without a [distributor]."
reRun is reBar's independent cinema, located just down the hall from the restaurant. Featuring 48 reclaimed car seats, full bar, gourmet snack counter, and a 12-foot screen, reRun offers just the kind of intimate art-house theater experience you'd expect from the creators of the funky gastropub reBar.
reRun provides a large theater AV experience. An all-digital 1080p HD projector, coupled with a monstrous JBL 7.1 surround pro-audio sound system make the movies projected on the twelve foot screen come alive in a sparkling show. The bar features two rotating draft taps, a broad selection of bottled craft beers, a selection of sustainable, organic, and biodynamically farmed wines, a full liquor cabinet for your imbibing pleasure, and traditional and creative snacks created by reBar's Executive Chef Jeremy Leech.
During off-hours reRun is available for private rental. Children's birthdays, corporate off-site meetings, and private get-togethers are all possible in the theater. Call the reBar and reRun Special Events Department at (718) 797.3025 for private bookings. Catering available for your parties through reBar.
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