Last fall at the New York Film Festival, I spoke with Lanthimos (who co-wrote the script along with Efthymis Filippou) about society’s obsession with coupledom, the experience of shooting his first English-language feature, and how Hitchcock influenced Exactly what he says, you know.
We were trying to find something which was slightly not so common and that would add to his character as someone that has interest in acquiring those qualities.
Initially they will treat you like a goddess, but keeping their attention can be problematic; that first burst of wild untamed passion can soon slide into apathy and misogynistic expectations if you don’t keep them on their toes.
), draws you in with its off-kilter premise: David (Colin Farrell) lives in a city where being single is illegal, and all singles are escorted to a private facility that specializes in helping—or really, forcing—them to pair up.
Verdict: The more you think about it, the less sense Down makes.
Isn't the whole point of internet dating that you can meet someone new?
Although it goes without saying that your cooking will never match up to his mother’s culinary skills, being a whizz in the food department will definitely get his tongue drooling. DRESS APPROPRIATELY: Men are very visual creatures and Greek men in particular take great pride in showing off their shiniest, glossiest, most expensive belongings.
In the early wooing stages, try to combine sexy with smart but don’t go too over the top.