'The Kitchen' Writer-Director Andrea Berloff on Her Directorial Debut and New York Mob History

Film School RejectsHer latest, The Kitchen, is also her feature directorial debut, and she believes it shares more in common with Straight Outta Compton than people might expect. Loosely based on a Vertigo comic book miniseries written by Ollie Masters and illustrated by Ming ...

August 10th 2019


The Kitchen Made A Major Change From The Original Comics

Refinery29Melissa McCarthy may be best known for her comedy work in popular films like Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters, and The Heat, but the actress shows fans a much tougher, more serious side of herself in her latest movie, The Kitchen, co-starring Tiffany Haddish ...

August 10th 2019


The Kitchen Wastes a Sizzling Idea and Terrific Ingredients

TIMEThe Kitchen is the debut film from writer-director Andrea Berloff, co-writer of the 2006 film World Trade Center, as well as the 2015 Straight Outta Compton, and it has plenty going for it: A late-1970s New York City setting, with ample opportunity for vivid ...

August 9th 2019


In Theaters This Weekend: 'The Kitchen,' 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' and More

Hollywood ReporterThis weekend's movie lineup features diverse titles, with highlights being Dora and the Lost City of Gold, The Art of Racing in the Rain, Brian Banks and The Kitchen and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Other films hitting the big screen this week will include ...

August 9th 2019


The Kitchen Is a Berserk, Female-Revenge Fantasy — and a Bad Movie

National ReviewThe Kitchen (adapted from the 2014 graphic novel by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle) is not mischaracterized as such, because it can be taken seriously only by committed graphic-novel fans. To others, the premise of three Irish Mafia wives in the Hell's Kitchen ...

August 9th 2019


The Kitchen Is an Amoral, Atonal Mess of a Movie

The AtlanticAndrea Berloff's directorial debut, The Kitchen, is steeped in the iconography of 1970s crime classics such as The Godfather and Mean Streets, aiming to invoke a seedier New York where only intimidation and might are needed to rise to the top. However, the ...

August 9th 2019