The Lobster: Today’s Singles are Tomorrow’s Voiceless Animals — or Crustaceans

The Lobster, which was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, is the kind of bizarre film I crave. Set in the near future, it takes an absurdist angle to explore what it means to be single (“Single? What’s wrong with you?”). In this gray futuristic story, the uncoupled are arrested […]

Movie-Still Monday: In Bruges (2008)

In 2008 Colin Farrell crashed onto our screens, as the depressed rookie hitman Ray. The dark-crime-comedy follows Ray and his mentor Ken (Brendon Gleeson) around the city of Bruges as they try and move on after Ray accidentally kills a young boy. The movie also stars Ralph Fiennes and Clemence Posey and was well received; […]