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Film Review: The Lobster (UK, 2015)

Yorgos Lanthimos’ first English-language feature film is a brutal and confronting dark comedy with a touch of surrealism. In a community that is fixated on couples, a man called David (Colin Farrell) checks into a hotel where he must either find a suitable partner in 45 days, or be turned into an animal of his choice. Longevity and lifelong fertility lead him to his choice of animal, that is – you guessed it – the lobster (hey, that’s totally the title of the film!).... Continue Reading