It’s tempting to compare The Favourite, the latest film from Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, to the present state of world leadership; this pitch-black comedy of manners is set in the court of eighteenth-century monarch Queen Anne . . .
Teenagers are the ones who change history. They have to be. It’s kids with lumps in their throats, bright blue sparks in their fingertips and purple-braced snarls screaming for equality who are the ones who achieve it, their words the upbeat crashdrum of change.