‘Favourite,’ ‘Roma’ hit Venice fest

The Venice Film Festival took flight yesterday with two high-profile pictures destined for year-end awards competition. “The Favourite” is a glam, sexually outrageous English period piece about warring women (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz) seeking power and position from an often infantile and seriously ill Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). “Roma” jumps back to 1970 as Mexico’s […]