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The Lobster

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A

I liked it. Took a bit to get into the vibe. Odd, funny and yes, disturbing. Not for those who want everything in neat little boxes.

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Rosalie

Utterly moronic. Wincingly earnest and stupid at the same time. Phony, arbitrary - built on one dimensional, sadomasochistic hierarchies usually reserved for the worst sci-fi. Internal logic? How the **** can an internal logic be the critique of an external reality, when the author presumes ...Read more

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jonathan

Could not agree more. Just watched and after reading dumbfoundingly positive reviews from A.O. Scott and Ebert, it's refreshing that I'm not the only one who found this to be ham-handed hackery. Some nice moments, and great scenery, but overall fail.

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Robert

A dystopia where the most chilling aspects are the ones drawn from the most banal features of contemporary life--bland architecture, casual consumerism, rote relationships. Based on an absurd premise but true to its internal logic--relentlessly so. Not all the laugh lines land and it's hard ...Read more

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terry

Borders on insult to intelligence.

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Adam

I recognize that this is supposed to be a social commentary of some kind and a parody, but it is a bad one, and not at all profound or intelligent. I started double-tabbing halfway through this unbelievably long film. There was not one laugh. It's sort of watered-down Lars Von Trier. For a ...Read more

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Marshall

One of my favorite movies of recent years. Yes, it is dark, but this film is one of the most creative, original films I've seen in a very long time. Incredible performances from the entire cast, and an amazing script.

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marek

I agree! No one else is making movies like this. Really great to see Colin Farrell in this role as well.

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Betty

ok i honestly tried but lol nope

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Maureen

Can't recommend this movie. Very dark. Not enough comedy to deserve the dark-comedy label.

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Mary

I thought it was a comedy. Boy was I wrong. Painful, dark and in these times, I wish I had chosen something more upbeat. Can't say I would recommend it.

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Val

Simply put, the film is hardly brilliant, but definitely painful to watch.

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Anonymous

This film is a brilliant work of art but painful to watch.