On this International Women's Day, it feels like the most appropriate time to tip my cap to the best part of Cate Blanchett's Best Actress acceptance speech:
"...and perhaps those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the center are 'niche' experiences; They are not. Audiences want to see them, and in fact, they earn money. The world is round, people!"
My seasonal coverage concludes tomorrow with my top ten highlights and pet peeves.