Rachel Weisz

The Favourite

Set in the early 1700s and based (however loosely) on actual events, the film revolves around England’s batty Queen Anne (Olivia Colman), and her devoted – if devious – companion, counsel and confidante Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz), who’s clever enough to realize that the increasingly eccentric and erratic queen is easily manipulated… largely because she’s …

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The Favourite

I have no idea if the England’s early 18th-century Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) had lesbionic tendencies. I have no idea if her right-hand bestie Lady Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, was as scathingly hot as Rachel Weisz. And who knows if Sarah’s cousin Abigail was as much a mover and schemer as she is portrayed by …

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Complete Unknown

Alice (Rachel Weisz) has been invited to a friend’s party by a man she met in a corporate cafeteria (Michael Chernus). She told him she needed friends, so under the guise of friendship (hey! he has friends!) and not very veiled romantic interest (Alice is really hot and a scientist… even hotter!) Clyde brings him …

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Page Eight

There is a scene in Page Eight that is a stellar as any you’ll see all year in any film. The fact that it takes place in a board room, and the crackling tension circles around a sentence on a piece of paper makes it all the more awesome. Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, and Judy …

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The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea opens with a mournful Hester (Rachel Weisz) opening the gas on her heater and slowly lying down in front of it, waiting for death. Unfortunately for her, Hester’s neighbors find her, and her suicide is thwarted. What has caused Hester to give up her will? A bad relationship. Using flashbacks to …

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