Yorgos Lanthimos makes stunning psycho-thriller debut with ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos came into the spotlight only a year ago with the release of The Lobster. The acclaimed film was set against a quirky premise: single people must find a mate within 45 days or be turned into animals and sent to the wild – sounds disastrous, but Lanthimos’s film-making skills coupled with… Read More Yorgos Lanthimos makes stunning psycho-thriller debut with ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival: Q&A with executive director Myriam Sassine

On this day last year, I was sitting at home eagerly awaiting the start of the second batch of screenings courtesy of Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival. The Festival’s opening night had left me in awe of its quirky first selection, Swiss Army Man, and excited for the round-up of films and workshops to come. By… Read More Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival: Q&A with executive director Myriam Sassine