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ICYMI: Thoughts on The Lobster

What is love? It’s a question with no true answer, but one that has been examined endlessly in every medium. Some of these explorations are serious. 1,191 more words

The Bizarre Worlds of Yorgos Lanthimos

 In 2011 a young Greek director came to light, as his astoundingly weird feature film Dogtooth was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.   1,355 more words

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Yorgos Lanthimos' DOGTOOTH (2009): Much scarier than you can think

Originally titled “Kynodontas”, this Greek feature is a shocking portrait of an extremely over-protected family who keep their daughters and son isolated inside their house, without knowing anything of the real world they are growing up in a life where swear words doesn’t mean what they supposed to, where airplanes are plastic toys that can fall in their garden, this shocking movie touches brilliantly a very scary subject and deliver an unforgettable experience of cinema. 87 more words

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The Lobster

On my 25th consecutive Valentine’s Day alone, I decided to finally sit down and devote a couple of hours to the absurdist dystopian black comedy, … 899 more words

The 2016 Blazing Reel Film Awards

One of my favorite things about blogging on this site is getting the chance to do my own awards which always helps me resolve my (many) frustrations with the yearly Oscar nominations, aswell as getting the opportunity to honor some of the smaller, more underseen gems that really stood out for me but would never get their due at the Oscars.  10 more words

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[Last Film I Watched] Dogtooth (2009)

English Title: Dogtooth
Original Title: Kynodontas
Year: 2009
Country: Greece
Language: Greek
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Writers:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Efthymis Filippou
Cinematography: Thimios Bakatakis… 506 more words

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The Lobster (2015)

I think I can confidently say that this movie isn’t for everybody. “The Lobster” is perhaps the most absurd and bleak romantic comedy I have ever seen. 408 more words

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