Film Review: The Lobster (2015, Yorgos Lanthimos) – Absurdist absolutes

If you had to live the rest of your life as an animal, what animal would you be? This may sound like your run of the mill Buzzfeed quiz, but is in fact the premise of an absurdist universe conjured up by the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos in his fifth feature-length film, The Lobster (2015).