October 01, 2016

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads BAFTA’s nominations

BAFTA Nominations have been announced. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads the nominations. Skyfall, a film we all assumed would do well managed nominations but missed Best Picture. Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi also made a strong showing.

Lincoln receives ten nominations. Les Misérables and Life of Pi are each nominated in nine categories; Skyfall has eight nominations, Argo has seven nominations and Anna Karenina has six. Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty are each nominated five times.

The Master and Amour have four nominations. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Silver Linings Playbook have each been nominated three times. Hitchcock, Rust and Bone, The Imposter and McCullin have two nominations apiece.

Lincoln is nominated in the following categories: Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Daniel Day-Lewis is nominated for Leading Actor, Tommy Lee Jones is nominated for Supporting Actor and Sally Field is nominated for Supporting Actress.

Les Misérables is nominated for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Hugh Jackman is nominated for Leading Actor and Anne Hathaway for Supporting Actress.

The nine nominations for Life of Pi are in the categories Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound, Special Visual Effects and Director for Ang Lee.

Argo and Zero Dark Thirty complete the Best Film lineup. Argo has six other nominations: Ben Affleck is nominated for Director and for Leading Actor and the film is nominated for Adapted Screenplay, Original Music and Editing. Alan Arkin is nominated for Supporting Actor.

Zero Dark Thirty?s other four nominations are for Original Screenplay, Editing, Director for Kathryn Bigelow and Leading Actress for Jessica Chastain.

Judi Dench and Javier Bardem are nominated as Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor for Skyfall. The film is also nominated for Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Outstanding British Film.

Anna Karenina is nominated for Outstanding British Film, as well as Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair.

Quentin Tarantino is nominated for Director and Original Screenplay for Django Unchained. The film is nominated for Sound and for Editing and Christoph Waltz is nominated for Supporting Actor.

Emmanuelle Riva is nominated in Leading Actress for Amour, which is also nominated in Film Not in the English Language. Michael Haneke receives nominations for Director and Original Screenplay.

Also in the Original Screenplay category is The Master; Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams all receive nominations for their performances in the film, in the Leading Actor, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress categories respectively.

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have Leading Actress and Actor nominations for Silver Linings Playbook, which is also nominated for Adapted Screenplay.

Helen Mirren is nominated for Leading Actress for Hitchcock. The film is also nominated for Make Up & Hair. Marion Cotillard is nominated for Leading Actress for Rust and Bone, which also features in the Film Not in the English Language category.

Helen Hunt is nominated in the Supporting Actress category for The Sessions.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has three nominations: Make Up & Hair, Sound and Special Visual Effects.

The Imposter and McCullin are both nominated in Documentary. The filmmakers behind both films are nominated for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Director Bart Layton and Producer Dimitri Doganis for The Imposter and Director David Morris and Director/Producer Jacqui Morris for McCullin.

Also nominated in the Documentary category are: Marley, Searching for Sugar Man and West of Memphis.

Director James Bobin is nominated for Outstanding Debut for The Muppets; Dexter Fletcher (Director/Writer) and Danny King (Writer) are nominated for Wild Bill; and Tina Gharavi (Director/Writer) is nominated for I Am Nasrine.

The Animated Film nominees are: Brave, Frankenweenie and ParaNorman.
Moonrise Kingdom is nominated for Original Screenplay. Beasts of the Southern Wild is nominated in the Adapted Screenplay category.

Headhunters, The Hunt and Untouchable are all nominated in the Film Not in the English Language category, alongside Amour and Rust and Bone.

Seven Psychopaths and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel are both nominated for Outstanding British Film.

In the Special Visual Effects category, Life of Pi and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are joined by The Dark Knight Rises, Marvel Avengers Assemble and Prometheus.

Snow White and the Huntsman is nominated for Costume Design, as is Great Expectations.

The Short Animation nominations are Here to Fall, I?m Fine Thanks and The Making of Longbird and the Short Film nominations are The Curse, Good Night, Swimmer, Tumult and The Voorman Problem.

Check out the full nominations:

Best Film
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Les Misérables”
“Zero Dark Thirty”
Best British Film
“Anna Karenina”
“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
“Les Misérables”
“Seven Psychopaths”
“Skyfall”

Best Director
Michael Haneke, “Amour”
Ben Affleck, “Argo”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Actor
Ben Affleck, “Argo”
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”
Hugh Jackman, “Les Misérables”

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Marion Cotillard, “Rust and Bone”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Helen Mirren, “Hitchcock”
Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
Javier Bardem, “Skyfall”
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, “The Master”
Judi Dench, “Skyfall”
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, ”Les Misérables”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”

Best Original Screenplay
“Amour”
“Django Unchained”
“The Master”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Argo”
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Amour”
“Headhunters”
“The Hunt”
“The Intouchables”
“Rust and Bone”

Best Documentary
“The Imposter”
“Marley”
“McCullin”
“Searching for Sugar Man”
“West of Memphis”
Best Animated Film
“Brave”
“Frankenweenie”
“ParaNorman”

Best Cinematography
“Anna Karenina”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Les Misérables”
“Skyfall”

Best Production Design
“Anna Karenina”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Les Misérables”
“Skyfall”

Best Costume Design
“Anna Karenina”
“Great Expectations”
“Les Misérables”
“Lincoln”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Film Editing
“Argo”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Skyfall”
“Zero Dark Thirty”
Best Makeup & Hair
“Anna Karenina”
“Hitchcock”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Lincoln”
“Les Misérables”

Best Original Music
“Anna Karenina”
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Skyfall”
Best Sound
“Django Unchained”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Life of Pi”
“Les Misérables”
“Skyfall”

Best Visual Effects
“The Avengers”
“The Dark Knight Rises”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Life of Pi”
“Prometheus”

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