*Warning: spoilers ahead. If you haven't seen Fresh, look away now!*
A new dating thriller movie, Fresh on Hulu is enough to make you never want to meet another human being—let alone date one—ever again. If you’ve not yet seen it, let’s just say there’s a meat-cute, dates, sex, dancing, and oh yeah; cannibalism. While the genre may not be to everyone’s tastes (the puns just write themselves) fans are raving over it, as well as Sebastian Stan and Daisy Edgar-Jones’ performances in the new Hulu film.
To give you a brief overview with limited spoilers, Daisy’s character shows us the literal horrors of dating, after discovering her new love interest (Stan) is basically a modern-day Hannibal Lecter. The film begins like any rom-com, but swiftly takes a dark turn...
And fans have been posting on social media in droves about the movie, with many left horrified over the *ahem* more violent parts. Others were left captivated by performances from Normal People’s Daisy Edgar-Jones and Pam & Tommy star Sebastian Stan. So why not take a gander through all the very best reactions to Fresh...and watch it yourself, if you dare...
The best memes and reactions to Sebastian Stan and Daisy Edgar-Jones' Fresh
First of all, we’d like to take a minute for this very accurate and relatable Tweet: “Watching fresh and I'm loving the dirty bangs representation we’re getting from daisy Edgar-jones rn. it's so important to show real stories on screen.”
watching fresh and im loving the dirty bangs representation we’re getting from daisy edgar-jones rn. its so important to show real stories on screenMarch 8, 2022
Now back to the performances. One fan wrote: “Fresh is probs my new favorite movie tbh”
Fresh is probs my new favorite movie tbhMarch 8, 2022
But another viewer, who was slightly concerned by the horror side of the film wrote...
Ok I think I'm a vegetarian now. That was the idea, right? 😆 #FreshMovieMarch 9, 2022
While this fan admitted that the film has put her off dating the 'nice-guy' now, tweeting: "So, what I’ve learned from #FreshMovie is that if you meet a cute, single, funny & employed guy—he is into cannibalism. Yep. Sounds about right.”
So, what I’ve learned from #FreshMovie is that if you meet a cute, single, funny & employed guy - he is into cannibalism. Yep. Sounds about right.March 9, 2022
Another viewer agreed, saying...
Movies like Fresh are the reason why I’ve always been scared of dating apps 😵💫March 9, 2022
While another confessed that the film has put her off of men altogether...
Behold… a movie with the power to finally convince me to stop eating meat AND stop dating men #FreshMovie pic.twitter.com/6nkBNBqgN7March 8, 2022
One fan even joked that Fresh had helped her realize her self-worth...
#FreshMovie summed up in one pic pic.twitter.com/4uhlB8QJp9March 5, 2022
And another film fan admitted they'd been left with many questions...
So #FreshMovie has me googling the most wild shit. pic.twitter.com/pvNiNVcKniMarch 9, 2022
But much of the main discourse amongst Fresh fans is how blown away they were with the class of acting, one viewer tweeted: "All I can say is WOW!! Sebastian Stan and @DaisyEdgarJones what a twisted movie. Well done!"
While another posted: "Watched FRESH on Hulu and gotta recommend to my fellow horror fans—it's a fun yet morose tale and Sebastian Stan + Daisy Edgar-Jones kill it with the performances. Recommend!”
Watched FRESH on @hulu and gotta recommend to my fellow horror fans - it's a fun yet morose tale and Sebastian Stan + Daisy Edgar-Jones kill it with the performances. Recommend!March 8, 2022
Others have been applauding the film overall, as well as its director, Mimi Cave.
I watched #FreshMovie last night and still feeling nauseous and disturbed. I loved RAW and thought it was cute and light but this made me shift in my seat! BUT, top notch performances, excellent music and crafty cinematography regardless. What a directorial debut for Mimi Cave ! pic.twitter.com/y2fkz2CgFbMarch 9, 2022
If you know me you know #FreshMovie is not my cup of tea, however, it was phenomenal & I can’t wait to watch it again! Daisy Edgar-Jones & Sebastian Stan gave great performances, the editing, the cinematography, the writing, the pace, the soundtrack literally chefs kiss! pic.twitter.com/dHoYZuhib4March 7, 2022
i will never stop talking about fresh. like everything about it is completely outstanding to me. the direction by mimi, SEB AND DAISYS PERFORMANCES??!! the soundtrack, the editing, the colour grading, the cinematography the writing, the pace???? i could go on FOREVER #FreshMovie pic.twitter.com/x6uoC9GaSmMarch 5, 2022
Quite the endorsements!
When does Fresh come to the UK?
Currently, Fresh is only available to view on Hulu in the US. It was released on March 4.
So for those in the UK and feeling very envious of these reactions, don’t worry—you won’t have to wait too long! The film is coming to Disney+ on March 18.
Hands up if you're excited/slightly nervous...?
Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team, where she covers everything from entertainment to fashion and beauty, as well as TikTok trends for Woman&Home, after previously writing for My Imperfect Life and GoodTo. Interestingly though, Naomi actually has a background in design, having studied illustration at Plymouth University but lept into the media world in 2020, after always having a passion for writing and earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ.
Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.
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