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A Tribute to the Older Daughter

From a letter sent on the Christmas of 2014:

Dear Nikos Romanos,

First of all, congratulations on the hunger strike. Once again and as always, a new law came to light as an answer to someone else’s torment (in that case, yours). 440 more words


Bede’s MIFF 2015 Video Reviews #1: The Spiderwebhouse and The Lobster


Welcome to the 1st edition of my 2015 Melbourne International Film Festival (a.k.a. MIFF) video reviews. In this 1st one, I share my thoughts on the German B&W coming-of-age drama THE SPIDERWEBHOUSE and DOGTOOH director Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest film THE LOBSTER. 31 more words

Movie Reviews

NZIFF - The Lobster

Only a minute after leaving the cinema, I tweeted:

And now only four hours later, I still find myself alternatively between giggling and looking perplexed. If anything I’m writing this blogpost now to make sense of some of the feelings I had during these insane 118 minutes. 284 more words


Opening Night at the Film Festival

We want to send a huge thank you to the team at the Film Festival office for making our forthcoming daily diary blog possible. Without their passion and love for unsung, independent, foreign and unusual cinema, this country would have been swallowed into a wormhole of multiplex trash years ago. 112 more words

Film Review

THE LOBSTER Is Unlike Any Dystopian Move You've Seen Before

There are crazy movies, and then there are movies that are CRAZY. Director Yorgos Lanthimos is the master of films that are CRAZY. His first film, … 347 more words


Kynodontas (Dogtooth) (2009)

One of the other writers on this blog is currently writing a series of articles called “Flim Weakly” where he tries to simplify film plots to the extreme. 302 more words



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Alpeis / Yorgos Lanthimos / Grecia / 2011

Si Alpeis es una altruista organización, una creativa manera de generar ingresos, un grupo teatral de aspirantes a actores o una terapia de catarsis para sus integrantes no queda nunca en claro. 715 more words