Stefan Lernous’s HOTEL POSEIDON takes us into the absurd, spanning life, death, and a few things in between.
The Festival du nouveau cinéma gave me a look at two fascinating films by a couple important filmmakers with strong auteur voices.
Lynch’s film uses his surrealism through the absurd, burrowing to the underbelly of small town America & into the psychosis of a violent man.
The Lobster. 2015. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Screenplay by Efthymis Filippou & Lanthimos. Starring Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Colin Farrell, Rosanna Hoult, Ashley Jensen, Ariane Labed, Ewen MacIntosh, Imelda Nagle Ryan, Angeliki Papoulia, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Rachel Weisz, & Ben Whishaw. Film4/Irish Film Board/Eurimages. Rated 14A. 118 minutes. Drama/Romance/Sci-Fi ★★★★★ Yorgos LanthimosContinue reading “The Lobster: A Terrifying Vision of Lovers in a Dangerous Time”
With a list for the disturbed, one for zombies/living dead/infected, a 31-day map of horror and even a list for Halloween-ers who aren’t horror fans, I’ve come to one with a special disturbing dedication: blood and gore and uncomfortable pains! While the other disturbing list is a bunch of general unsettling movies, this one isContinue reading “More Disturbing Halloween Horror: Blood, Guts, Skulls and Stuff”