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The BAFTAs Have Lift Off

The BAFTA nominations are here, and it looks like Gravity is way out in the lead. Voted Cinema Chord’s favourite sci-fi film of 2013, we’re delighted that the film is getting the recognition it deserves with a whopping 11 nominations.

The film featuring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney was followed by the critically acclaimed 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle, which each received 10 nominations, and Captain Phillips with nine, and plenty of films were nominated more than the once!

Check out the list of nominations, and let us know which is your favourite to win!

BEST FILM

12 Years A Slave – Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen
American Hustle – Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon
Captain Phillips – Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca
Philomena – Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward
Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM:

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom – Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson
Saving Mr. Banks -John Lee Hancock, Alison Owen, Ian Collie, Philip Steuer, Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith
Philomena – Stephen Frears, Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward, Jeff Pope
The Selfish Giant – Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan
Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman, Jonás Cuarón
Rush – Ron Howard, Andrew Eaton, Peter Morgan

BEST DIRECTOR:

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Steve McQueen -12 Years A Slave
Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf Of Wall Street

BEST LEADING ACTOR:

Christian Bale – American Hustle
Chiwetel Ejiofo – 12 Years A Slave
Bruce Dern – Nebraska

BEST LEADING ACTRESS:

Amy Adams – American Hustle
Judi Dench – Philomena
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr Banks

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Matt Damon – Behind the Candelabra
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
Oprah Winfrey – The Butler

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

American Hustle – Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
Blue Jasmine – Woody Allen
Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
Inside Llewyn Davis – Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Nebraska – Bob Nelson

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

John Ridley – 12 Years A Slave
Richard LaGravanese – Behind the Candelabra
Billy Ray – Captain Phillips
Steve Coogan Jeff Pope – Philomena
Terence Winter – The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ANIMATED FILM:

Despicable Me 2 – Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin
Monsters University – Dan Scanlon
Frozen – Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

BEST FILM NOT IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE:

Blue Is The Warmest Colour – Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval
The Great Beauty – Paolo Sorrentino, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima
The Act Of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen
Wadjda – Haifaa Al-Mansour, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul
Metro Manila – Sean Ellis, Mathilde Charpentier

BEST DOCUMENTARY:

The Act Of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer
The Armstrong Lie – Alex Gibney
Tim’s Vermeer – Teller, Penn Jillette, Farley Ziegler
We Steal Secrets: The Story Of Wikileaks – Alex Gibney
Blackfish – Gabriela Cowperthwaite

BEST OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER:

Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson – Good Vibrations
Kelly Marcel – Saving Mr. Banks
Kieran Evans – Kelly + Victor
Paul Wright, Polly Stokes – For Those in Peril
Scott Graham – Shell

BEST RISING STAR:

Dane Dehaan
Lupita Nyong’o
George Mackay
Will Poulter
Léa Seydoux

Well that’s quite the list so we’ll leave it with you to sink in and then, once you’ve had a good old ponder,  come back and let us know your personal favourites in the comments below.

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Graduating with a BA Hons in English, Emmy enjoys writing and watching and talking about film and television, pretty much all of the time. Publications include Total TV Guide, TV Choice, Huffington Post, Entertainment Wise and Screen Robot.