Wednesday, January 8, 2014

BAFTA nominations announced...

The award nominations for the BAFTAs have been announced.  It is mostly accepted that 2013 has been a really good year for films and the awards season is looking like it could be quite unpredictable.

It is easy to dismiss the awards culture as vacuous and elitist, but it is undeniable that they help to shape the next couple of years of interest within the industry so it is worth keeping an eye on.

Some notable categories are:

Outstanding British film


Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom



Saving Mr Banks

Best Actor

Christian Bale (American Hustle)
Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf Of Wall Street)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
Tom Hanks (Captain Philips)

Best Actress

Amy Adams (American Hustle)
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
Judi Dench (Philomena)
Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks)

Best Documentary

The Armstrong Lie
Tim's Vermeer

Best Foreign Film

Blue is the Warmest Colour

The Great Beauty

Metro Manila


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