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Killing of a Sacred Deer

CANNES – Her fourth Oscar nomination this past January somehow an afterthought, Nicole Kidman has arrived on la croisette as, arguably, the queen of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. That may give Isabelle Huppert stans heart palpitations, but after nearly universal acclaim and an Emmy nomination in sight for her work on HBO’s “Big Little Lies” Kidman has not one, not two, but four different projects screening during the fest. Continue reading Nicole Kidman Resurgence Hits Cannes: ‘I Don’t Have To Work. I Work Because It’s My Passion’ at The Playlist.

While the press screening for Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer” at Cannes erupted in boos, don’t let it fool you — it would hardly be the first time critics on the Croisette completely missed the boat on something that’s “absolutely fucking brilliant.” Indeed, the director of “Dogtooth” and “The Lobster” is back, and he’s operating completely on his own level, and you’re either along for the ride, or left behind. Continue reading 2 Wonderfully Eerie Clips From ‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer’ With Colin Farrell & Nicole Kidman at The Playlist.

You know who’s moving at a brisk clip? Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. His latest film “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is playing in Competition at the in-progress Cannes Film Festival and it was apparently down to the wire to finish the film in time. Meanwhile, the filmmaker has already completed principal photography of his next film, “The Favorite” featuring Emma Stone and “The Lobster” stars Rachel Weisz and Olivia Coleman. Continue reading ‘Killing Of A Sacred Deer’: Colin Farrell Talks Teenage Hormones In First Clip [Watch] at The Playlist.

It’s Christmas Eve for cinephiles, as tomorrow the Cannes Film Festival will kick off on the Croisette. Plenty of goodies have been shared early, including lots of posters, trailers, and clips from the movies hitting the south of France, and today comes an intense first poster for one of the festival’s most anticipated titles, Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer.” Starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, the psychological thriller/revenge tale, inspired by Euripides, follows a surgeon who has to fight for the survival of his family. Continue reading Intense First Poster For Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer’ Starring Colin Farrell at The Playlist.

It may just be the middle of April, but studios are locking in their release dates for Oscar season.  Today A24 set Yorgis Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” for a limited debut on Nov. 3.  The studio previously opened its most successful awards season players, “Moonlight” and “Room,” in October. Normally announcing this date wouldn’t be that significant in the ongoing puzzle of theatrical release dates, but “Killing” will screen in competition at the 70th Festival de Cannes next month. Continue reading Oscar Season Coming Into View As Yorgis Lanthimos’ ‘Killing Of A Sacred Deer’ Set For November at The Playlist.