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Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (TIFF2017)

PLOT: A cardiac surgeon ( Colin Farrell ) sparks up a friendship with the teen-aged son (Barry Keoghan) of a former patient who died under his watch. Soon, the boy begins ingratiating himself into the doctor’s home life, only to make a startling demand that seems linked to the rapidly deteriorating health of his two children. REVIEW: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER is...
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09.08.2017
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Farrell & Kidman lead unsettling Killing of a Sacred Deer trailer

Last year Greek writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos brought us one of the darkest and most absurd comedies in recent memory with THE LOBSTER. The movie was a critical darling and earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Now Lanthimos is back, but this time he’s ditching the unique laughs for psychological terror with THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, which we now have...
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08.16.2017
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Nicole Kidman in talks for revenge thriller from The Lobster director

I still haven't gotten a chance to see Yorgos Lanthimos ' THE LOBSTER yet, which really bums me out because I've heard nothing but fantastic things about the film. The dystopian dramedy has received critical acclaim from critics (you can check out JimmyO and Chris Bumbray's reviews here and here ), and it won the Jury Prize at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival....
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06.16.2016
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Review: The Lobster (Sundance)

PLOT: In a society where having a mate is mandatory, a newly single man ( Colin Farrell ) is taken to a resort where he's given forty-five days to find a mate or be turned into the animal of his choosing. REVIEW: THE LOBSTER is a confounding, strange film in the same way something like John Boorman 's ZARDOZ is. While this doesn't feature Sean Connery...
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01.24.2016
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Review: The Lobster (AFI FEST 2015)

PLOT: In the future, men and women who are without a partner are forced to stay in a place simply called The Hotel in order to find a mate. Those who do not succeed and remain single must chose an animal to become to live the remainder of their lives. REVIEW: If you could be an animal, what would you be? This could have been silly premise is behind what is one of the most...
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11.10.2015
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Quirky 1st trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster starring Colin Farrell

Although a U.S. release date still hasn't been announced yet, the first trailer for THE LOBSTER has been released, providing us with a solid look at the sci-fi rom-com thriller from director Yorgos Lanthimos . The Greek filmmaker penned the script with his ALPS and DOGTOOTH co-writer Efthymis Filippou , and besides winning the Jury Prize at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the movie...
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09.03.2015
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First posters for Yorgos Lanthimos' dystopian love story The Lobster

DOGTOOTH director Yorgos Lanthimos ' new movie THE LOBSTER is set to premiere at this year's Cannes Film Festival , and Indiewire has the first posters for the intriguing sounding flick. Starring Colin Farrell , Rachel Weisz , Léa Seydoux and John C. Reilly , THE LOBSTER has been described as a dystopian love story, and will follow "a desperate man who...
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05.06.2015
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