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Blu-ray Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Another Idiosyncratic Masterpiece from Yorgos Lanthimos

There are very few filmmakers these days whose work is as immediately recognizable as Greek New Wave auteur Yorgos Lanthimos. From the moment he broke out on the international scene eight years ago with his arresting third feature, Dogtooth, Lanthimos...

Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Strange, Cold and Horrifying

Human beings can be kind, generous, and loving. But they can also be self-indulgent, vicious, and cruel. We all want to believe that, under certain circumstances, we would sacrifice and fight for the lives of our loved ones. But would...

L'Etrange Festival 2017 full line-up is here, delivers its share of unexpected

A few days after teasing the very first titles, the full line-up for this year's Etrange Festival, which will take place in Paris from from the 6th to the 17th of september is here, and the least that can be...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Love Can Make Us Cruel

Human beings can be kind, generous, and loving. But they can also be self-indulgent, vicious, and cruel. We all want to believe that, under certain circumstances, we would sacrifice and fight for the lives of our loved ones. But would...

Watch New Radiohead Video Vignettes By Yorgos Lanthimos and Richard Ayoade

Such a direct headline is probably all you'll need to click play. Radiohead's collaboration with Yorgos Lanthimos, the director of The Lobster, and Denis Lavant, Leos Carax's on-screen alter ego, is today's entry in what the band is calling a...

Review: THE LOBSTER Loses Its Way

Boy, I wanted to love this movie. Really, I did. I mean, the first shot of the film is a delight: a woman is passively driving in a car. She gets out, windshield wipers still flailing away, and pulls out...

New Trailer For THE LOBSTER On Eve Of USA Release

After a long lap around the festival circuit, from Cannes to TIFF and a commercial release in most of Europe at this point, The Lobster, the latest bit of satiric weirdness from Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, ALPS) nears its domestic release...

Aruba 2015 Wrap-Up: More Reviews, Awards Announced, And Final Impressions From One Happy Island

Sunday, October 11, 2015 -- Just beyond the surf and the sand, the lights dim inside a movie theater. Then comes the digital coo of a projector and one final round of images thrust upon the screen for the audience...

Aruba 2015 Preview: Twitch's Top 10 Picks From One Happy Film Festival

The nickname for the island nation of Aruba is "One Happy Island". So one would think that that the folks behind the 2015 Aruba International Film Festival would want to follow suite and create what'd be considered One Happy Film...

THE LOBSTER: UK Trailer For Yorgos Lanthimos' Latest Is Silly And Weird

Riding off favorable buzz at this year's Cannes, Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster is coming to the UK and Ireland on October 16. While the US currently doesn't have a release scheduled, the below trailer is our first real...

Cannes 2015 Review: THE LOBSTER Starts Strong But Loses Its Way

Boy, I wanted to love this movie. Really, I did. I mean, the first shot of the film is a delight - a woman is passively driving in a car. She gets out, windshield wipers still flailing away, and...

THE LOBSTER: First Posters From Lanthimos' Latest

Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos heads to Cannes with his English language debut, The Lobster, and the first posters have arrived online in advance of the big fest.THE LOBSTER is the highly anticipated English language debut of internationally acclaimed Greek director...

Jason Clarke Out, Colin Farrell And Rachel Weisz In For Lanthimos' THE LOBSTER

With the start of principal photography on Yorgos Lanthimos' (Dogtooth, Alps) debut English language feature just around the corner there has been something of a shuffle in the cast with word that previously announced leading man Jason Clarke is no...

Jason Clarke Joins Animal-Morphing LOBSTER From Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos has assembled quite a cast for his first English-language project. Jason Clarke (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Lea Seydoux (Blue is the Warmest Color, pictured below) have joined Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) and Olivia Colman (I...

DOGTOOTH Director Yorgos Lanthimos Travels To The Future With THE LOBSTER

Dogtooth and Alps director Yorgos Lanthimos is taking an even further step into the weird with his first foray into science fiction -- a dystopian tale of the future, entitled The Lobster. Lanthimos' third collaboration with screenwriter Efthymis Filippou will...

Now on DVD: Yorgos Lanthimos' ALPS From Kino Lorber

This December the 4th sees the DVD release of Greek director, Yorgos Lanthimos' Alps, the highly anticipated follow up to his Academy Award nominated film, Dogtooth.The film ran the festival circuit for a long time before finally being given a...

Yorgos Lanthimos Is Not The Leader of the Greek New Wave: An Interview With The Director Of ALPS and DOGTOOTH

In 2009, Yorgos Lanthimos burst onto the international film scene with his cinematic guide to good parenting, Dogtooth. It won the Un Certain Regard award at Cannes, was nominated for an Oscar, and there was much rejoicing (yay!). The highly...

Review: ALPS Fuses High and Low Culture

[After a run on the festival circuit, ALPS opens for a theatrical run in New York and Florida on Friday, July 13, so we're republishing our review from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Check the "Related Links" section for...

ScreenAnarchy's ATTENBERG Review Roundup

Giorgos Lanthimos and Athina Rachel Tsangari, the creative team behind Dogtooth, switched roles for their project, and the result is Attenberg, produced by Lanthimos and directed by Tsangari, and poised to begin a limited theatrical engagement in the U.S. tomorrow....

New Theatrical Teaser For Yorgos Lanthimos' ALPS

[I take the following opening paragraph back. It has just been announced that Kino Lorber will be distributing the film in the USA.]There's something strange with the state of US film distribution when a director - in this case Greece's...