November is when critics start to wrap up their screenings of the Top Ten List contenders, from “Instellar” and “Rosewater” and soon to open films with Oscar buzz, to “Foxcatcher” and tonight’s outing, “The Theory of Everything.”
As Stephen Hawking is still alive, this warts and all bio pic of our era’s great science thinker may go easy on the warts. Maybe not. Oscar buzz for Eddie Redmayne, best picture, screenplay. But we’ll see.
One thing for sure. “Dumb and Dumber To” won’t be contending.