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: The Lobster

  In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Screenplay: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou

Media For Lunch: Oz the Great and Powerful

With only one week away from the opening of Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great and Powerful, Disney releases a new poster and a fourth trailer. I don’t know about you but I’ve been clicking my heels together with excitement at some of the beautiful imagery I have seen; the trailers and posters (designed by BLT Communications) are […]

Media For Lunch: NYFCC 2012 Awards or What to watch this weekend

Awards season has officially begun with The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) announcing  its winners for the best of 2012. The NYFCC  is  an organization of film reviewers from New York based publications that exists to honor excellence in U.S. and world cinema. As per their website, the group was founded in 1935 and “includes critics […]