"The Favourite"

In Praise Of… Olivia Colman

So Olivia Colman, Oscar winner, and a big one too, Best Actress for The Favourite. She was already lining up to be our new National Treasure, this has now pushed her over the line. There's lots of radio comedy. I just discovered the other day a BBC Radio 4 sitcom she starred in as about […]

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'The Favourite' Review: Great Performances Cannot Save This Quirky Drama

[rwp_box_recap id="0"] Awards season is in full bloom, and one of the films expected to be in the running for most of them is The Favourite. The latest from director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster), this is the period piece turned on its head a bit. While most period pieces cannot avoid a certain level of stuffiness, […]

Ladies and Gentlemen, the British Independant Film Awards Results

We are square in the middle of Awards Season, and the most recent round of statues to be given were at the British Independant Film Awards. Usually a pretty good indicator of at least the nominations list we may see at the Academy Awards (Oscars), the BIFA results slanted decidedly to early critical darling The Favourite […]