The Lobster is certainly a strange film and it won’t be for everybody, but there will be a large handful of people, like me, who love this film for all of its eccentricities and curiosities.
The near dystopian future is captured brilliantly, and whilst the fantasy world has many impossibilities, it feels quite close to home at the same time. Although it’s dark at times, as well, The Lobster is also hilariously funny when it really shouldn’t be.
I had a disclaimer at the top of this review but everybody went off telling me how wrong I was anyway, so scrap that, you'll just have to remember that this is merely one person's opinion and that we're all entitled to one.
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Firstly, I don't understand why many of the reviews I have read go on about the huge emphasis on rape for. This is what put me off at…