The Favourite

The Favourite ★★★★

I've never been a huge fan of Yorgos' movies and his unique style of directing. I was waiting for that one movie to win me over. And this might be that movie. I don't know what it was, maybe because he went full comedy with the given material. It's also a style that works perfectly for this movie.

The over the top acting and gorgeous cinematography are parts of a big engine that drive this weird but entertaining flick. The night sequences were eye candy. The way the candles are used in the background was just beautiful to see. Yorgos is also one of the few directors who found a creative way to use the fish eye point of view. Oscar for best cinematography? Yes, please.

And yes, the comedy is brilliant. It's unexpected and dry, and that is what made it so god damn fantastic. The actors did a wonderful job as well. They understood what Yorgos was trying to accomplish in this movie.

It's a great movie. The first one of the year I really did enjoy watching in theaters. Bumblee was okay and all, but this movie gave me everything I wanted to see.

Yorgy, I'm waiting for your next movie...

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