Monday, May 20, 2019

Yorgos Lanthimos

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

Editor Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE has enjoyed a fruitful collaborative relationship with director Yorgos Lanthimos, their latest feature being The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) which recently garnered 10 Academy Award nominations, tying it with Roma for the most this year.

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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

The awards season norm has seen the nearly annual emergence of at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominee lineups. In only five of the 71 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.

This time...

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018

Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite," a wicked blast of nasty fun, gleefully dispenses with the usual decorum of the period drama to free its powerhouse trio of actresses — Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz — in a deliciously performed romp through the wigs and corsets of 18th century...

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

The Favourite has topped the 2018 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) with 13 nominations. Nods were unveiled this morning (10/31) in London. The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos’ black comedy about the 18th century court of Queen Anne, is recognized for Best British Independent...

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

SHOOTonline will publish a Special Directors>e.dition on Monday, October 29, that will contain the entire Directors Series section from SHOOT’s October/November print issue (including extended versions of some stories).

The mix of Directors Profiles includes several filmmakers...

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

A Best Original Screenplay Oscar nominee in 2017 for his English-language directorial debut The Lobster, Yorgos Lanthimos—whose Dogtooth received a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nod six years earlier—now finds himself once again in the awards season conversation, this time...

Monday, Sep. 24, 2018

Production company Superprime has added filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos to its directorial roster for U.S. commercial representation.
 
Lanthimos is a multi-award-winning director whose first English language feature film The Lobster, starring Golden Globe nominee Colin Farrell,...

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' movies aren't the sort that typically attract a stampede of Hollywood A-listers.

His films, which he writes with Efthymis Filippou, are deadpan, midnight-black comedies that carry out grim allegorical absurdities to extreme ends. Characters speak stiltedly...

Sunday, May. 17, 2015

Yorgos Lanthimos has people in Cannes imagining themselves as animals.

The Greek director has set the Croisette abuzz with his film "The Lobster," which puts Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in a couples-dominated world where single people are given 45...

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