Netflix’s recent sci-fi release, “The Kitchen,” directed by BAFTA-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya, has garnered widespread acclaim from fans.
The film, which premiered on the streaming service earlier this month, features a surprise cameo from football legend Ian Wright.
With Kano in a leading role, the movie explores a dystopian future in London, where residents of the Kitchen community fight against the elimination of social housing.
Notable Cast and Directors:
Kano, a rapper and Top Boy actor, leads the relatively unknown cast alongside Jedaiah Bannerman.
The movie marks the directorial debut of Daniel Kaluuya, a two-time BAFTA Award winner and an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner.
Co-directed by Kibwe Tavares, whose previous short film earned him the Royal Institute Of British Architects President’s Medal.
Set in a dystopian London where social housing is eradicated, “The Kitchen” follows the lives of Izi (Kano) and Benji (Jedaiah Bannerman).
The two friends navigate challenges in a world that forces residents to abandon their homes, emphasizing themes of community resilience.
Fan Reactions on Twitter:
Netflix enthusiasts took to Twitter to express their admiration for “The Kitchen.”
Despite missing out on BAFTA nominations, the film received high praise for its unique storytelling and powerful performances.
Fans commended the film for its exploration of gentrification’s impact on communities, with one viewer describing it as a “poetic allegory.”
“Just watched The Kitchen on Netflix, and Kano did it again! 10/10 would recommend.”
“Liked that The Kitchen on Netflix didn’t spoon feed the themes to us. A poetic allegory on gentrification and its effects on community.”
“Finished watching The Kitchen on Netflix. Slow-moving but a really powerful film. Kano and the leads are unbelievable.”
“#TheKitchen was so good, it felt like a play on screen, brief, tender, and left you wanting more.”
Ian Wright’s Cameo:
Arsenal and England legend Ian Wright’s surprise cameo in “The Kitchen” also drew attention and positive reviews from fans.
Viewers commended his acting skills, expressing delight at his successful transition into the world of film.
Twitter Comments on Ian Wright’s Cameo:
“Really enjoyed ‘The Kitchen.’ What a good movie. And the soundtrack?! Also, Ian Wright did a wonderful job.”
“Ian Wright should take more movie roles. He did well in The Kitchen.”
“Watching ‘The Kitchen’ on Netflix and seeing Ian Wright have a little acting role makes me happy.”
“Ian Wright’s about to get some really positive reviews for his performance in The Kitchen, and you can believe them. He’s good!”
“The Kitchen” emerges as a Netflix favorite, blending sci-fi elements with a thought-provoking narrative.
Daniel Kaluuya’s directorial debut and Ian Wright’s cameo have added layers of excitement, earning the film praise for its unique storytelling and standout performances.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn