The Favourite

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Wins European Film Award 2019

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Favourite" won the award for Best European Movie of the Year during Saturday's European Film Awards that took place in Berlin, Germany. Lanthimos and his film's lead actress Olivia Colman also managed to win...

Yorgos Lanthimos to Write and Direct Crime Film “Pop. 1280”

Even though he didn't pick up an Oscar as Best Director for "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos' Oscar buzz has put him in high demand. He has just been attached to write and direct an adaption of a crime novel...

Olivia Coleman Wins Best Actress for Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite”

Olivia Coleman has been named Best Actress at the 2019 Oscars for her portrayal of Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Favourite". The win saw the film end its losing streak at the 91st Academy Awards after missing out...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Film ”The Favourite” Wins Seven BAFTA Awards

Yorgos Lanthimos' film ''The Favourite'' won seven awards in this year's 72nd British Academy Film Awards, (BAFTAs) in a ceremony held in London's Royal Albert Hall. ''The Favourite'' was the first film to be awarded, with the outstanding British film award...

Director Yorgos Lanthimos’ Father Dies

The father of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos died near Athens on Thursday, just a few days after his son's movie ”The Favourite” was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Antonis Lanthimos, a former basketball player, was living in Porto Rafti, which is east...

Lanthimos’ ”The Favourite” Nominated for 10 Oscars Including Best Picture and Director

”The Favourite,” a film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, the Academy announced at a special event which was broadcast from Los Angeles on January 22. Lanthimos' movie made waves for its scandalous portrayal of royal...

Lanthimos Film “The Favourite” Nominated for 12 BAFTA Awards

The 2019 BAFTA nominations were announced on Wednesday. Greek director, producer and screenwriter Yorgos Lanthimos' period film "The Favourite" is contending for awards in 12 categories, including those for Best Film, Director, Outstanding British Film, Leading Actress, and Supporting...

Lanthimos Scores Five Golden Globe Nominations for New Film

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film The Favourite has been nominated for five awards at this year's Golden Globe competition. The Favourite was nominated on Wednesday in the category of Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, with Olivia Colman getting a...

Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Scoops Awards at British Independent Film Awards

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos won Best Director for his film "The Favourite", which scooped a record ten honors at the 21st annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) on Sunday. Olivia Colman, who stars as the film's moody, dissipated Queen Anne,...

Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

Acclaimed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos on Saturday won the Grand Jury Prize for his film "The Favourite" at the Venice Film Festival. Lanthimos added another award in his rich collection, this time winning second place in the prestigious film festival. The...