Oscar favourite Joaquin Phoenix stars as a medic battling to save a dying planet Earth in a film launched on Thursday, the first in a series of short Hollywood productions aimed at spurring action on climate change. [Source]
U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said on Monday.
Britain's Olivia Colman won a surprise best actress Oscar on Sunday for her clever performance as a dim-witted, petulant Queen Anne in "The Favourite" and delighted the audience with a tearful and humorous acceptance speech.
Costume romp "The Favourite" was the biggest winner at the BAFTAs on Sunday, taking seven awards, but Netflix black and white film "Roma" picked up the Best Film prize, as well as Director, at Britain's top movie honors.