Tag: Efthymis Filippou

ArteKino Festival 2018 Review: Babis Makridis’ ‘Pity’

“What saves ‘Pity,’ and the ‘Greek Weird Wave’ as a whole, from tipping into nihilism is the humanism at its core; it is the pessimism of thwarted hopes rather than the negative drive of cynicism.”

Review: Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Lobster’

“A sharp, claustrophobic study of human relationships, The Lobster puts humanity’s obsession with coupling on full display before it is bloodily dissected and rendered horrifyingly unrecognizable.”