The Lobster: A Dystopian Tour de Force (A Movie About Adult Singles)
(Link): The Lobster: A Dystopian Tour de Force (A Movie About Adult Singles) by C. Orr
- Yorgos Lanthimos’s allegorical rumination on finding a mate is witty, cruel, and deeply unsettling.
- …Thus opens The Lobster, the stunning English-language debut of the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos. A black comedy laced with moments of shocking cruelty, the film is a dystopian allegory about the human need to find a mate—a brilliant, if morbid, meditation on relationships in the age of the dating app.