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John C. Reilly Joins Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux In Yorgos Lanthimos’ 'The Lobster'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 31, 2014 4:09 PM
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John C. Reilly, The Lobster'
Fuck, pardon my French, this cast rules. You should know and love Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. He directed “Dogtooth” and “Alps” and quickly landed as a Cannes favorite and one-to-watch shortly thereafter. In case you’ve forgotten, he’s making his English-Language debut, it’s called “The Lobster” and it already features the star-studded cast of Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux, Olivia Colman, Ariane Labed (“Alps”) and Angeliki Papoulia (“Dogtooth”).

Watch: 'Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded' Short Films By Claire Denis, James Franco, Paul Schrader & Many More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 24, 2013 10:45 AM
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Not all of us have the luxury of being able to drop everything and head off to world’s most prestigious film festivals, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. In celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Venice International Film Festival commissioned “Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded,” a series of seventy shorts from directors all over the world. Lucky for you, a sizable chunk of those shorts have landed online for your viewing pleasure.

'Alps' & 'Dogtooth' Director Yorgos Lanthimos' Next Feature Is A Futuristic Romance Called 'The Lobster'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 11, 2013 3:28 PM
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The last time we checked in with "Alps" and "Dogtooth" helmer Yorgos Lanthimos, the man had some big plans. Over the summer, the filmmaker revealed he had three possible projects brewing for his next movie including a book adaptation, a British period piece (as a director-for-hire-gig) and a sci-fi fantasy film. And now that the new year has rolled around, it looks like the latter project -- easily the most intriguing of the bunch -- is picking up some steam.

'Dogtooth' Director Yorgos Lanthimos Developing 3 English-Language Projects

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • June 11, 2012 4:25 PM
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Just as Park Chan-Wook will soon provide his singular vision in a language other than his own to the upcoming film “Stoker,” another notable director with no short supply of eccentric sensibilities, Yorgos Lanthimos, has recently announced three upcoming projects to feature an English-speaking cast.

Snubbed? Who's Missing In The 2011 Cannes Line-Up?

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 14, 2011 3:04 AM
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As one of the most highly anticipated film festivals on the planet -- the Olympics of cinema as it were -- each spring the looming arrival of the Cannes Film Festival line-up brings with it a near feeding frenzy of anticipation (except for those actually awaiting the summer tentpole season).

'Dogtooth' Director Says His New Film 'Alps' Will Be Darker & More Extreme; Readying Pic For Cannes

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 8, 2011 10:54 AM
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How does one describe the insane fucked-up-ness and dark, dark, hilarity of the surprising Best Foreign Film nominee "Dogtooth" to the uninitiated? The film is basically about a couple of parents who terrorize their children into strict obedience and fuck with heads as to the meaning and relevance of a variety of words. It's fairly messed up, completely riveting and one of the most shocking films of last year. But also one of the most well regarded, picking up strong notices as it rounded the festival circuit last year. And for his effort, Yorgos Lanthimos is continuing down the provocative path he's cut for himself.

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