Was Oscar’s ‘Favourite’ Olivia Colman Unbeatable All Along?

Best Actress frontrunner Glenn Close probably never had a chance.

Olivia Colman in The Favourite (Photo: Fox Searchlight)

The moral of this particular dose of Oscar reality: You don’t have to be a royal to grab the Academy’s attention, but it sure helps if you’re pretending to be British royalty. All hail the kings and queens (and prime ministers)!