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'The Favourite' leads race for British Academy Film Awards

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

LONDON (AP) - Wickedly funny royal comedy-drama "The Favourite" lived up to its name Wednesday, leading the race for the British Academy Film Awards.

Yorgos Lanthimos' film received 12 nominations for the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars, including best film, best director and best actress, for Olivia Colman. Colman won a Golden Globe on Sunday for her performance as Britain's 18th-century Queen Anne.

Colman's co-stars, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, received supporting actress nomination...