No film has reached the current record for most Academy Awards won (11, at least for the next nine days) without also taking this award.
Big Little Lies is too regimented in its storytelling to conjure any real insight into the privileged world in which it's embedded.
We're at that point in our rolling Oscar prediction coverage when fatigue turns to exasperation.
The Great Wall is an often beautiful film, unmistakably the work of a great director but also a clearly compromised one.
La La Land editor Tom Cross may even deserve this for cutting dance sequences around Ryan Gosling's meandering, apathetic dudebro saunter.