Yorgos Lanthimos upends expectations of a polite period drama with a wild, raucous, dark comedy filled with perversity, pettiness and pet rabbits.Benjamin Lee, The Guardian, 15th February 2019
The period comedy did win the most awards on the night, winning seven awards including "Outstanding British Film", "Original Screenplay", "Leading Actress" for Olivia Colman and "Supporting Actress" for Rachel Weisz.Ian Wolf, On The Box, 10th February 2019
Manga creator Mitsukazu Mihara drew an art piece inspired by the Oscar-nominated film The Favourite.Lynzee Loveridge, Anime News Network, 4th February 2019
The once stuffy genre has been given a reboot, with emotional truth as important as historical fidelity.Ellen E. Jones, The Guardian, 2nd February 2019
Opening to 17 rabbits followed by impassioned duck racing makes it very evident that this is not your typical cup of tea. The Favourite cleverly uses its time period to make a dark comedy that is as engaging as it is bizarrely fantastic.Quinn Deitrick, Sun-Gazette, 30th January 2019
The Favourite is nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards and for Best Film and Best British Film at the BAFTAs. We look at the movie's historic UK locations.The Knowledge, 29th January 2019
The Favourite is dominating the glittering awards season as it has swept nominations across the board for the Oscars and the BAFTAs after winning a Golden Globe.
Yet the 15-rated film starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz has left fans seething because of the BBFC warning for 'strong sex'. Social media was awash with complaints about the so-called 'misleading' warning as they insisted it was only given the caution because it depicts lesbian romps.Lily Waddell, Daily Mail, 29th January 2019