DIRECTOR: Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland/UK/USA 2018.
STARRING: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Joe Alwyn, Nicholas Hoult
DURATION: 1 hour 59 minutes
Forget what you thought you knew about the corset-and-carriage costume drama – the rulebook is ripped up in this riotous period comedy. Olivia Colman is outstanding as the frail Queen Anne, while Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are rival courtiers vying for the monarch’s affections.