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From Yorgos Lanthimos, greek director of The Lobster, here comes The Favourite, a period drama about Queen Anne of England, played by Olivia Colman (who soon will be Elizabeth II in the third season of the critically acclaimed Netflix’s series The Crown)  and her friendship with two courtisans, played by Rachel Weisz and my beloved Emma Stone, the last one determined to climb up the ladder of  18th century’s english society.

Mary Queen of Scots,  with Saoirse Ronan in the main role and Margot “Harley Quinn” Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I, follows the attempt of Mary, catholic queen of Scotland,  to conquer the throne of England, only to be imprisoned and then executed by her protestant cousin, Elizabeth I