Emma Stone in the Midst of a Royal Love Triangle in Award-Winning “The Favourite”

REIMAGINING period films for today’s audience, the multi-awarded “The Favourite” directed by Yorgos Lanthimosbreaks 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 already stricken with gout, leading to a largely sedentary lifestyle and subsequent overall decline in her health...

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