Winner. The Favourite was Metacritic's twelfth-best-reviewed film of 2018. [4] Metacritic calculated a weighted average score of 90/100 based on 53 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim". Lifestyle . ", "La Roche-sur-Yon. The Favourite is a 2018 historical period comedy-drama film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara. Black Panther became the first superhero movie ever named in the Best Picture category, for one major achievement. The Marvel Cinematic Universe installment also received recognition for its costumes, production design, sound editing, sound design, score and the original song “All the Stars.” It stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, and Mark Gatiss. Nominee. Christian Bale, Vice Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody Viggo Mortensen, Green Book Wiping the floor with the competition at today’s awards ceremony was period drama The Favourite, which won seven of12 nods, in what was a promising indication it … Taking place in the early 18th century, the story focuses on the rivalry between the Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz) and her younger cousin, Abigail Hill (Emma Stone), to be court favourites during the reign of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) at the height of the War of the Spanish Succession. The Favourite won a record-breaking ten awards from thirteen nominations at the 2018 British Independent Film Awards,[7][8] including Best Picture; Best Supporting Actress (Weisz); Best Director; Best Screenplay, and Best Actress for Colman, maintaining her record of winning each time she has been nominated. They recognize several different recipients, have runners-up and have third place. Oscar. The Favourite received 30 major nominations in 2019, winning 9 awards. Powell also earned another nomination in the category for her work in, Weisz also earned another nomination in the Best Actress category for her work in. In its opening weekend, the film grossed $422,410 from four theaters, a per-venue average of $105,603. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes surveyed 371 reviews and judged 93% of them to be positive. Olivia Colman. [11] It was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards at the 76th ceremony, winning Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for Colman. [3] The film became a critical and commercial success, grossing $53.1 million on a $15 million budget, and has received critical acclaim, with particular praise given to its screenplay and direction, cinematography, editing, costume design, production values, music, and its three lead performances. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz received critical acclaim for their performances. [5] The Favourite was Metacritic's twelfth-best-reviewed film of 2018.[6]. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally. It had its world premiere at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on 30 August 2018, where it won two awards: the Grand Jury Prize and the Volpi Cup for Best Actress (for Colman). [10] With ten nominations, it tied with Roma as the most-nominated film at the 91st Academy Awards. Golden Globes, USA 2019. The Favourite received 30 major nominations in 2019, winning 9 awards. It was the best of 2018, beating Suspiria's $89,903. Weisz was announced to receive the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award on 11 October 2018, African-American Film Critics Association, Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association, La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival, Washington D.C. 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[6] The Favourite won a … [1][2] Its opening $105,603 per-theater average was the highest opening average of the year. Screen Actors Guild Awards 2019. FWA judging system Our point system Shown here is the average score (out of 100) from all judges who voted (minimum of 20 voted) and the number of days the project was in for voting. “The Favourite” is a wickedly entertaining and superbly acted costume drama set in England during the 18th century with Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone. Best Original Screenplay. In its third weekend, following its Golden Globe nominations, it made $1.4 million from 91 theaters, and then $2.6 million fro… Review: Wickedly entertaining 'The Favourite' forms a perfect triangle in Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, 2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role, Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role, Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy, Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In Any Motion Picture. In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. In its second weekend the film made $1.1 million from 34 theaters, an average of $32,500.