Tag: Greek cinema

Exaggerated Confrontations of Human Behavior: How Yorgos Lanthimos Is a Master of Horror Realism

“Lanthimos is a master at challenging the notions of what a horror film can and should be, simply because he elicits the genre’s most key component, fear, out of his viewers.”

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.”