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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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Colin Farrell to star as Oliver North in Iran-Contra series for Amazon

I finally got around to watching THE LOBSTER this past weekend (loved it) and now Variety has reported that Colin Farrell is set to reunite with director Yorgos Lanthimos for an Amazon TV series about Oliver North and his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. The project is still in development as they await scripts, but Farrell would star as Oliver North with Lanthimos directing...
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03.20.2017
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Kirsten Dunst and George Clooney come together for a dark AMC comedy

If you’ve enjoyed Kirsten Dunst as Peggy Blumquist on FX’s Fargo, you’ll be quite please to hear that the once-a-child-vampire actress is slated to star in the dark comedy ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. Executively produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov , Dunst will take on the role of Krystal Gill in a harsh comedy about the cult of free...
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01.06.2017
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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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Official selection lineup announced for 2015 Cannes Film Festival

The official lineup for the 68th Cannes Film Festival has been announced, and several highly anticipated films will screen at the long-running festival, including George Miller 's MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, Pixar's INSIDE OUT, Justin Kurzel 's (SNOWTOWN) MACBETH starring Michael Fassbender , Woody Allen 's IRRATIONAL MAN, and Natalie Portman 's directorial debut A...
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04.16.2015
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John C. Reilly joins Colin Farrell in the dystopian love story The Lobster

It is said you can't judge a book by its cover, however you also shouldn't judge a movie by its title. You might think THE LOBSTER is a new animated movie, or about a hitman with a terrible nickname based on the title alone, but the upcoming film has a pretty fascinating premise, and has been described as a "dystopian love story." Colin Farrell , Rachel Weisz ,...
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03.31.2014
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