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Yorgos Lanthimos’ Latest Bizarre Movies Are Tame Compared to His Early Films

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos stormed into the art-house scene with The Lobster in 2015, introducing his particularly queasy brand of weird to international audiences, though it pales in comparison to the bizarreness of his early work. The director first received international attention after his third film, the Greek-language Dogtooth, became nominated for the Academy Award […]

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Emerald Fennell Cast Barry Keoghan in ‘Saltburn’ After His ‘Killing of a Sacred Deer’ Performance: He’s a ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Actor

Emerald Fennell found her crown jewel in Barry Keoghan for “Saltburn.” Fennell, who won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for her feature debut “Promising Young Woman,” told Vanity Fair that she cast Keoghan in sophomore film “Saltburn” after seeing 2017 film “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”Yorgos Lanthimos’ body horror thriller first pitted Keoghan and […]

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Hong Chau Joins Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons in Yorgos Lanthimos Film ‘And’ (Exclusive)

Hong Chau has joined the cast of the anticipated new film from “The Favourite” and “The Lobster” director Yorgos Lanthimos.Chau, who has been prolific in recent years, joins a stacked ensemble featuring Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe and Margaret Qualley. Plot details are (frustratingly) under wraps from the Greek master of subversion, who has […]

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Rosamund Pike To Star In Emerald Fennell’s Next Movie, Saltburn

The newest project from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell is heading our way, and Rosamund Pike is leading the cast. Joining Pike are Jacob Elordi (“Euphoria”) and Barry Keoghan (“The Killing of a Sacred Deer“) because Emerald Fennell loves us and wants us to be happy. The film, titled, “Saltburn,” is said to be a story […]

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20 Terrifying Non-Horror Movies

It wouldn’t necessarily be accurate to call Denis Villeneuve, Lynne Ramsay, Bennett Miller, Yorgos Lanthimos, and Todd Haynes horror film directors, but they’ve all made at least one terrifying movie. Halloween is right around the corner, and if you’ve had your fix of “The Shining,” “The Exorcist,” and other go-to scary films, then why not […]

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‘The Other Lamb’ Trailer: Michael Huisman Leads a Creepy Horror Cult

Cults! They’re creepy! And the cult at the center of The Other Lamb certainly has that creep factor down pat, wth dozens of blank-faced woman with bodily scarring dutifully serving the messiah-like leader played by The Haunting of Hill House‘s Michael Huisman. But one innocent teenage member (played by The Killing of a Sacred Deer‘s […]

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The Beating Heart Of Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer’

Yorgos Lanthimos and the team from “The Favourite” are having an exceptional year. Lanthimos’ directorial venture has been lauded by many, and awards season is eyeing “The Favourite” to be quite the contender in multiple categories. Having won quite the hardware so far (dominating at the recent BAFTA nominations), there’s no stopping one of 2018’s […]

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Cate Blanchett Has Wanted to Work With Yorgos Lanthimos for Years, and It Still Might Happen

Ever since his shocking Oscar-nominated feature “Dogtooth” made the international rounds, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has been in the sightlines of many actors intrigued by his surreal, unusual narratives and his subversive black humor. This was first evident in his dystopian comedy “The Lobster,” in which beguiling performances from Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, and John […]

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Venice Film Review: ‘The Favourite’

From the postmodern domestic sadism of “Dogtooth” to the leadenly fateful “mythic” phantasmagoria of “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” I can’t say the cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos has ever been my cup of high-end art poison. Yet even from my doubting vantage, it’s hard to deny that Lanthimos has found an ideal vehicle for […]

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‘The Favourite’ Trailer: Yorgos Lanthimos Returns With Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz & Olivia Colman For Royal Intrigue

Get ready to adjust your early 2019 Oscar predictions because it looks like there’s yet another likely frontrunner on the horizon. The period piece genre is getting an unsettling twist in Yorgos Lanthimos’ newest historical drama “The Favourite.” We now have our first look at the highly anticipated Lanthimos title in the first trailer for […]

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