Author Archives: Cameron Meier

‘The Favourite’ is a Cunning, Cheeky Treat

‘The Favourite’ is a Cunning, Cheeky Treat

Originally published in Cleveland Scene. There’s a moment in director Yorgos Lanthimos’ new period dramedy that perfectly encapsulates its sumptuous, irresistibly cheeky charm. Wig-wearing, rouge-splattered Parliamentary leaders are racing ribbon-adorned ducks around a tiny racetrack inside a royal palace, cheering them on with wild, honking abandon. It matters little that the “prime minister” isn’t really

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