The Lobster (2015)

Είδος: Μαύρη κωμωδία, Σκηνοθέτης: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος, Χώρα: Ελλάδα

Ρούλα: Η ταινία της χρονιάς, ασυζητητί (σωστά το έγραψα;).
Παύλος: Στην αρχή δεν ήθελα να τη δω. Ελληνικότατη. Όμως μετά με στιγμάτισε.

Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): The Lobster is a 2015 internationally co-produced absurdist dystopian black comedy film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Yorgos Lanthimos, co-produced by Ceci Dempsy, Ed Guiney, and Lee Magiday, and co-written by Efthimis Filippou. In the film’s setting, single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or otherwise be turned into animals. It stars Colin Farrell as a newly-single man trying to find someone so he can remain human, and Rachel Weisz as a woman with whom he attempts to form a relationship. The film is co-produced by Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France and the Netherlands.

It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and won the Jury Prize. It was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The film is nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 89th Academy Awards.




Arrival (2016)

Είδος: Επ. Φαντασίας, Σκηνοθέτης: Denis Villeneuve, Χώρα: ΗΠΑ

Ρούλα: Εντυπωσιάστηκα, και καμιά φορά τους βλέπω στο δωμάτιο μαζί μου. Time is always exciting.
Παύλος: Εντυπωσιακή αλλά το στόρυ δε λέει.

Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted by Eric Heisserer from the 1998 short story and novella «Story of Your Life» by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.



Cafe Society (2016)

Είδος: Κωμωδία, Σκηνοθέτης: Woody Allen, Χώρα: ΗΠΑ

Ρούλα: Κλασσικός αλλά νομίζω, αν και γερνάει, εξελίσσεται, ή αφήνει πιο ελεύθερους τους ηθοποιούς του.
Παύλος: Κι όμως είμαι εγώ ο Γούντυ Άλλεν. Με έκανε να ταυτιστώ.

Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It stars Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll and Ken Stott. The plot follows a young man who moves to 1930s Hollywood, where he falls in love with the assistant to his uncle, a powerful talent agent.



Quo Vado ? (2016)

Είδος: Κωμωδία, Σκηνοθέτης: Gennaro Nunziante, Χώρα: Ιταλία

Ρούλα: Απολαυστικός. Δεν το ξέραμε αλλά τον μάθαμε.
Παύλος: Ο Σεφερλής της Ιταλίας. Απεριόριστο γέλιο.

Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): Quo Vado? is a 2016 Italian comedy film directed by Gennaro Nunziante. Checco was born into a life of relative comfort and privilege among his peers in his small town in southern Italy. He is one of the lucky few to have a posto fisso, or guaranteed job as a public servant. When a new reformist government vows to cut down on bureaucracy, Checco is forced to accept ever-worsening public-sector postings in order to maintain his guaranteed pay, benefits, and lifetime employment. Mrs. Sironi is a representative of the new government who is tasked with downsizing the public sector by offering buyouts to targeted government employees in exchange for their resignation (see constructive dismissal). She takes a special interest in Checco who eventually becomes the last resilient holdout, no matter what hellish place he is appointed he finds rays of hope and won’t surrender his public employee status.




The Dressmaker (2015)

Είδος: Κωμωδία, Σκηνοθέτης: Jocelyn Moorhouse, Χώρα: Αυστραλία

Ρούλα: Συμπαθέστατη ταινιούλα, με μια απαστράπτουσα Kate Winslet.
Παύλος: Δεν την είδα.

Λίγα λόγια για την ταινία (wiki): The Dressmaker is a 2015 Australian revenge comedy-drama film written and directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel of the same name by Rosalie Ham. It stars Kate Winslet as a femme fatale in the titular role of the dressmaker, Myrtle «Tilly» Dunnage, who returns to a small Australian town to take care of her ailing, mentally unstable mother. The film explores the themes of revenge and creativity and was described by Moorhouse as «Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven with a sewing machine.»

The project was first developed in 2000, and Ham wrote a treatment herself. After initial attempts failed, Sue Maslin bought the rights to the novel and hired Moorhouse to direct and write the screenplay. Production took place in Melbourne and across Victoria, Australia in late 2014.



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