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"As with all of his films this too begins with an air of playful mischief which leads to absurd laughter and then ends very badly for all involved. And yet every single second is a moment worth remembering and also repeating."
"Yorgos Lanthimos has gutted the historical epic genre and rebuilt it from the ground up in what has to be one of this year’s most outlandish and daring cinematic treats. All the trappings are still there—the wigged and powdered dandies, ridiculous..."
"The Favourite is a love it or hate it film (see below). Not including "ew, it's gross", there are two main criticisms: 1) the ending is disappointing, and 2) the story is not historical. Re. #1: whether or not you think the physical rela..."
"Down and dirty saga of royal life in the early 1700s, exploring the backroom backstabbing during the reign of an almost-forgotten queen. Plagued by various physical ailments and not particularly politically savvy, the sad and lonely Queen Anne is ..."