Tag: Rachel Weiss
“The Favourite”: A Historical Story About Three Women, Monarchial Treachery and Seventeen Rabbits
Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is a specialist on absurd forms of cruelty. In The Favourite Lanthimos gives up the absurd for the cruelly humanly comic and comes up with his most nasty and pleasing torment piece yet. This story of two courtesans (Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone) vying for the love, affection and the power…
“Disobedience” Is Too Good to Be Bad
Disobedience, a lesbian psychodrama romance set in an Orthodox Jewish community in North London, is Lelio’s follow up to A Fantastic Woman, and it is as stubbornly obedient as its title suggests it should be transgressive.