The Favourite is simply awe-inspiring in the way it harbors serious themes and anxieties about womanhood underneath a deceptively feather-light surface.
Wow, this is sad. There aren't even very many good movies on the list, much less great ones. Guess this is an example of what one Spinal Tap member called "too f-----g much perspective." So, what was the last really great movie that won Best Picture? "Unforgiven," perhaps? "Sunrise"? (Damn, that one got an award for "Unique and Artistic Picture" in 1927-28, but Outstanding Picture went to... "Wings.")
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