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The Artificial Heart of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’


From stifling sets to cold dialogue, here’s how artificiality informs the work of Yorgos Lanthimos, especially ‘A Killing of a Sacred Deer.’

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10 Movies Secretly Based on Famous Works of Literature


From the many reworkings of Shakespeare to inspirations for Kubrick and Paul Thomas Anderson films.

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17 Things I Learned at the Movies in 2017


A year’s worth of cine-educational lessons.

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Why Does Everyone Speak So Strangely in ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer?’


Is there a reason for the film’s bizarre speech patterns? We explore.

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What Makes ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ So Hard to Watch


An exploration of a very good movie that’s also a very uncomfortable viewing experience.

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The Yorgos Lanthimos School of Acting


Understanding the bizarre, deadpan acting style present in Yorgos’ Lanthimos’ filmography.