Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 2: Colin Farrell Makes A Choice In 'The Lobster'In Yorgos Lanthimos's film, a hotel manager (Olivia Colman) lays down the law: "A wolf and a penguin could never live together."
Once a day, until Dec. 25, we'll be highlighting a specific small, good thing that happened in popular culture this year. And we do mean small: a moment or image from a film or TV show, a panel from a comic, a brief exchange from a podcast, or a passage from a book.
It's that same old Hollywood plot, really:
Boy meets girl.
Boy loses girl.
Boy is sent to a hotel to try to meet another girl.
And if said boy does not meet another girl before the deadline, he will be turned into the animal of his choice.
In this scene from the dryly absurd and absurdly dry Yorgos Lanthimos film The Lobster, Colin Farrell announces his choice of animal. His logic is sound, you have to admit.
Really though, this clip is all about Olivia Colman.