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Overall Rank: 750

Average Rating: 3.2/4

# of Ratings: 15

Theatrical Release Date: 12/14/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/05/2019

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Historical

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Actors: Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss

Plot: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne is on the throne while war rages with the French. Her devoted friend, Sarah Churchill, governs the country in her stead while trying to keep the queen's health and temper under control The arrival of a new servant, Abigail, soon changes the dynamics as she at first endears herself to Sarah, and later, the queen herself. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
4/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/07/2019

"You smell like a ninety-six year old French whore's vajuju." Imagine Barry Lyndon, but more funnier and gayer. I've seen this movie a few days ago and when reflecting back at certain scenes I still chuckle. Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz are great as always, but Nicholas Hoult and Olivia Colman are both absolutely terrific. Everything from a technical stand point is masterful. Yorgos Lanthimos has yet to make a bad movie or even an average one. One of the best of 2018.

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Rating of
1/4

Very odd costume drama, a parody perhaps

FilmCrave User - wrote on 01/23/2019

Very odd fim. A costume drama, with eleborate costumes, as you would expect,, but little lies underneath. The cotume designers clearly had a field day with tight corsets, crinolines and elborate wigs for the men; while the women are beautifully coiffed and clean, difficult, one would have thought, for the early 18th century. The settings are filmed voluptuously: great carved four poster beds, wooden floors, walls hung with fine tapestries. There are long corridors, lit at night by vast arrays of candles, like some Gothic horror show. There are set pieces with grotesqye wobbling naked flesh, rotten fruit, rabbits running around helplessly like the 17 children the queen has lost. It is tragi-pathos on a grand scale, filmes through a distorting lens at time to make everythin g even more …

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