Armando Iannucci takes the end of a bloody historical era and makes farce of it... ★★★★
A dark high school comedy and an intense tale of revenge
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The internet demands lists! The best of Fantastic Fest 2015.
Day five gave us: the surreal German black comedy Der Bunker; the Emma Roberts horror vehicle February; Schneider vs. Bax, the latest from Borgman director Alex van Warmerdam; the French remake of Mario Bava's crime drama Rabid Dogs; and more! February (U.S.A.; Osgood Perkins, 2015) If your reaction to these Fantastic Fest writeups has been "That's … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Five
The first day: The Lobster, from the director of Dogtooh; and Belladonna of Sadness, a rediscovered Japanese animated head-trip from the early '70s. The Lobster (Greece/Ireland; Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) In the dystopian future of The Lobster, the law the newly single to stay at "The Hotel," where they have forty-five days to find a new mate or … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day One
An excellent dark comedy that turns on brilliant multiple roles from Ryan Reynolds.