No matter the subject matter, nearly all of A24’s releases end up being pretty dark genre films. The next one is pretty interesting, especially since it stars both Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman. After having its world premiere in Competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, A24 will release Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer on October 27, 2017. It […]
Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is no stranger to the Toronto Film Festival: Ever since his solo debut Kinetta (2005) appeared in the 2005 Discovery programme, he's returned regularly with ever more intriguing movies and always more eclectic casts. Show More Summary
While watching The Killing of a Sacred Deer, a passage from Stephen King’s Pet Sematary came to mind: “It’s probably wrong to believe there can be any limit to the horror which the human mind can experience. On the contrary, it seems...Show More Summary
The actors and directors of the top TIFF premiering films keep on coming to the Deadline Studio in Toronto; including Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell from The Killing Of A Sacred Deer; Jessica Chastain from Molly’s Game; Simon Baker from Breath; and many more. Show More Summary
The Killing of a Sacred Deer opens with a giant close-up of a heart in mid-surgery, pumping away as operatic music blasts over the soundtrack, an image that’s basically a pre-emptive rebuke – yes, there’s a heart beating somewhere in this movie. Deer is the latest from Yorgos Lanthimos, the deadpan provocateur behind Dogtooth and […]
A man who plays god for a living meets a boy who chooses to play devil in Yorgos Lanthimos’ chilling and breathtaking “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.” Once again, as he did with “The Lobster,” Lanthimos is working in a deeply metaphorical register, using an impossible situation to illuminate relatable human fears. Show More Summary
Nicole Kidman rocks a bold-patterned dress as she steps out for the premiere of her new movie The Killing of a Sacred Deer during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday night (September 9) at The Elgin in Toronto, Canada. The 50-year-old Big Little Lies was joined on the red carpet by her co-star [...]
PLOT: A cardiac surgeon (Colin Farrell) sparks up a friendship with the teen-aged son (Barry Keoghan) of a former patient who died under his watch. Soon, the boy begins ingratiating himself into the doctor?s home life, only to make a...Show More Summary
A boy gives a surgeon a horrifying choice: the man must sacrifice one of his family members or they will all meet a slow and painful death. From Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) comes a psychological horror film that critics have dubbed deeply unsettling but exquisitely made.
Nicole Kidman’s fiery streak of 2017 screen acting dominance continues. She, along with Colin Farrell, leads “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” a horrific feature helmed by “The Lobster” director and visionary Yorgos Lanthimos. With distribution by A24, the nightmare-inducer will hit theaters with an awards-primed release of Oct. Show More Summary
Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell team up for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos' much-anticipated follow-up to the deeply dark (romantic?) comedy The Lobster. This sure-to-be trippy drama expectedly won praise out of its Cannes Film Festival debut...
A trailer has been released for DOGTOOTH / THE LOBSTER director Yorgos Lanthimos' "suburban Greek tragedy" horror film THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, and while the trailer doesn't really get across exactly what the story is, it does offer some nice visuals and establishes an appealingly odd tone. Show More Summary
The actors are reuniting after The Beguiled in a new horror-thriller from A24 Productions.
The Lobster was a bit of a shock for everyone who went in expecting an off-kilter black romance — instead director Yorgos Lanthimos served up a disquieting social satire with underpinnings of horror as his first English-language feature. Show More Summary
Life is getting weird again for Colin Farrell. The actor stars in Yorgos Lanthimos' new film, "The Killing of a Sacred Deer." The two collaborated on the delightfully odd dystopian love story "The Lobster." The trailer for "Sacred Deer" looks like it'll push some buttons, much like Lanthimos' previous work. Show More Summary
By Neil Miller It's unique for a trailer to create a sense of paralysis like this. The article ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ Trailer: A Chilling, Paralyzing Experience appeared first on Film School Rejects.
The director of The Lobster is once again hoping to unnerve audiences this fall, and the first trailer for Sacred Deer certainly does that job in spades
With 2015’s The Lobster, Greek weirdo auteur Yorgos Lanthimos achieved a surprising level of mainstream success in the States, given his film was about a dystopian alternate reality where people are turned into animals if they fail to find a mate in 45 days. Show More Summary
The world is a tire fire and everything is deeply disturbing, so hey, let’s slap on our clown noses and have a good time with folks who brought us Dogtooth and The Lobster, whaddaya say?! The Killing of a Sacred Deer is the latest from director Yorgos Lanthimos and co-writer Efthymis Filippou, whose earlier films […]