The Favourite is simply awe-inspiring in the way it harbors serious themes and anxieties about womanhood underneath a deceptively feather-light surface.
After giving my Official Outguess Ebert guesses in announcing my annual Oscar winners contest, a few weeks later--with my ear to the ground--I made some revisions: "Silver Linings Playbook" for Best Picture and Emmanuelle Riva for "Best Actress," in "Amour."
My official Outguesses must remain unchanged. My revised predictions don't count. Fair's fair.
An apology. Some readers found it impossible to enter, because of problems with the link. It took them to a registration form for the Sun-Times web site, and you must be registered to enter.
This, and only this, is the correct page for my Guesses. It links to our registration page. They expected to see a ballot.
Here's a link to my review of "Amour." I gave it four stars, and listed it as one of the year's ten Best. Holding an Outguess contest about it may strike some as a trifle silly. Unless you win the Delta Vacations trip for two for Marvel's "Iron Man 3."
And here is my review of The Weinstein Company's "Silver Linings Playbook."
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