The Lobster is like a reality dating show reimagined as art house cinema


If The Lobster, the first English language film from director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth) had a Hollywood elevator pitch, it would have to be "The Bachelor reimagined as art house cinema." As it is, The Lobster is a very non-Hollywood film about society's obsession with relationships, set in an alternate reality identical to ours, barring a crucial adjustment. David (Colin Farrell), recently dumped by his wife of 11 years, is the newest guest of heartbreak hotel.

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