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The official poster for Yorgos Lanthimos film Poor Things. The film premiered on Sept.1 at the 80th Venice International Film Festival. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The Frankensteinian “Poor Things” is Yorgos Lanthimos’ magnum opus

Joshua Lee January 19, 2024
In a way, director Yorgos Lanthimos is a more eccentric version of Tim Burton, which speaks volumes since Burton is notorious for glamorizing the strange, the ugly and the offbeat. With “Poor Things” (2023), the director finally embraces the sincere quirkiness of the protagonist with open arms.
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The official poster for The Favourite. The film was given a limited release in the United States on Nov. 23 2018 and has received 10 Oscar nominations. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“The Favourite”: An LGBT film about sexual politics

Anna Correa January 27, 2019
The drama is set in a realistic yet fictional world in an 18th century England at war with France, with a feeble Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) as head of the state.
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