‘The Favourite’ Review: An Engaging and Wickedly Funny Period Drama

THE FAVOURITE (2018) Review Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos To be honest, I wasn’t feeling the first twenty minutes or so of the film. I’m not that fond of period dramas. But when Emma Stone arrived and the conflict of the story begins to go bigger, The Favourite got my attention. Synopsis: Early 18th century. England is at war …

Emma Stone in the Midst of A Royal Love Triangle in ‘The Favourite’

Reimagining period films for today’s audience, the multi-awarded “The Favourite” directed by Yorgos Lanthimos breaks the tropes in the genre as it introduces the audience into Queen Anne’s (Olivia Colman) unusual reign, England’s least known ruler who has suffered from health problems throughout her life. By the time she became Queen in 1702, she was …

NOW SHOWING IN THE PHILIPPINES (February 20, 2019)

NOW SHOWING IN PHILIPPINE CINEMAS February 20, 2019 THE QUAKE – Rated PG THE PRODIGY – Rated R-13 HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD – Rated PG, Also in 4D, IMAX 3D TIME & AGAIN – Rated G EXIT POINT – Rated R-13 THE FAVOURITE – Rated R-13, Exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas THE VANISHING – Rated R-13 IT CAME …

‘X-Men’s’ Nicholas Hoult in the Midst of Royal Rumble in “The Favourite”

Nicholas Hoult dons outlandish outfits and puts on heavy wig in this year’s frontrunner Oscar contender and entertaining royal rumble movie “The Favourite” as Robert Harvey, chief minister to Queen Anne played by Best Actress nominee, Olivia Colman.                 Apart from the top nominations at the Oscars this year, “The Favourite” has so far opened …

Wickedly Funny “The Favourite” Dominates Academy Awards 2019, Opens Feb 20 at Ayala Malls Cinemas

Bagging the most nominations in major categories in this year’s Academy Awards, “The Favourite” vies for Best Picture, Best Director (Yorgos Lanthimos), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best in Costume Design, Best in Film Editing and …