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November 30, 2018

At the Movies: A delicious, vicious acting feast in ‘The Favourite'

By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” gleefully dispenses with the usual decorum of the period dramas.

Yorgos Lanthimos' “The Favourite,” a wicked blast of nasty fun, gleefully dispenses with the usual decorum of the period drama to free its powerhouse trio of actresses — Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz — in a deliciously performed romp through the wigs and corsets of 18th century British aristocracy.


 
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