The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Viewed at TIFF '17 The man waiting in line for tickets next to me confided that he'd been told this is Yorgos Lanthimos' darkest film. My immediate thought was that it would have to go some to live up to that statement. And to be honest, it's not far off. It's certainly as dark as … Continue reading The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

The Lobster

I adored this. And I am also incredibly sad having just watched it. I feel emotionally empty and also ridiculous in myself. Colin Farrell is a revelation, and I never thought I would be saying that. Just the tiniest bit irritated by the voiceover, but that's nit-picking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpt0tn1-54k

Frank

Even though Michael Fassbender spends most of this film with his own head stuck in a polystyrene one, this is a remarkable performance. He doesn't need to describe his hidden facial expressions for us to know what's going on, the physicality of his performance is more than enough. There are some fun parts to this … Continue reading Frank