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Acclaimed Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Returns to Venice International Film Festival

Academy Award nominee Yorgos Lanthimos returns to the 75th Venice International Film Festival after winning the prize for Best Script together with Efthymis Filippou in 2011 for the film "Alps". The acclaimed Greek director was nominated for Best Original Screenplay in the...

Watch New Trailer for Greek Director Lanthimos’ ‘The Favourite’

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is back with an unsettlingly dark comic drama called The Favourite. Starring Hollywood A-listers Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, the film centers of the character of the Queen played by British actor Olivia Colman. Described by British film magazine...

Lanthimos' "The Killing Of A Sacred Deer" Premieres in Athens Cinemas

In less than a decade, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has conquered the international film crowd with a series of films that can be described as weird, quirky and controversial. After a successful run in film festivals around the world, his...

Trailer of New Movie by Greek Director Lanthimos Released (video)

The first trailer of the new movie 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has been released. The trailer burns with a cold intensity, as cryptic scenes from the film play over a girl’s a capella...

Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Best Screenplay at 2017 Cannes Film Festival

Yorgos Lanthimos won the award for Best Screenplay on the final day of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, for his script for "The Killing of a Sacred Deer", which he also directed. The well-received film, which stars Colin Farrell and...

Yorgos Lanthimos at Cannes: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" will be premiering at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival as part of the festival's main competition. Starring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, the film focuses on a successful surgeon and his...

Lanthimos' 'Killing of a Sacred Deer' to Compete in Cannes Film Festival

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos will participate in the competitive section of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, according to the official programme announced on Thursday. Lanthimos will compete for the Palme d' Or with his film "The killing of a sacred...

2017 Academy Awards: Full Winners’ List

The 89th Academy Awards will be held today, Sunday, February 26, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. If you want to watch them live, tune in to ABC at 8:30 PM. For those of you who won't be able to...

Oscars 2017: Three Greeks Nominated for Academy Awards

  Greek filmmakers Yorgos Lanthimos and Daphne Matziaraki, along with costume designer Mary Zophres, have been nominated for Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards set to take place February 26 in Los Angeles. Written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Lobster"...

#OscarsSoWhite Controversy Leads Academy to New Invitees, Including Greek Director Lanthimos

With the frenzy revolving around #OscarsSoWhite, new faces have been added to the list of members who can vote for the Oscars. The controversy of the lack of diversity within the ranks of the Academy has led its president, Cheryl...