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BAFTA Nominations Announced: EE British Academy Film Awards 2019!

It’s another outstanding year for the EE BAFTAs and, so, we’re very excited to announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2019!

The Favourite is nominated in 12 categories. Bohemian RhapsodyFirst ManRoma and A Star Is Born each have seven nominations; Vice has six, BlacKkKlansman has five, and Cold War and Green Book have four each. Can You Ever Forgive Me?Mary Poppins ReturnsMary Queen of Scots and Stan & Ollie have three nominations each.

The Favourite (Find out more here) is nominated for Best FilmOutstanding British FilmOriginal ScreenplayCinematographyProduction DesignCostume DesignMake Up & HairEditing and Yorgos Lanthimos for DirectorOlivia Colman is nominated for Leading Actress for her role as Queen Anne, and Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are both nominated for Supporting Actress.

Rachel Weisz, left, and Olivia Colman star in The Favourite

Roma is nominated for Best Film, Film Not in the English Language, Director, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, and EditingAlfonso Cuarón is nominated in all of these categories. The film is also nominated for Production Design.

A Star Is Born is nominated in seven categories; Leading Actor, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Sound, Best Film and Leading Actress for Lady GagaBradley Cooper is nominated for five of these categories – Here’s our review!

Bohemian Rhapsody receives nominations for Outstanding British FilmCinematographyEditingSoundCostume Design, and Make Up & Hair, as well as Leading Actor for Rami Malek for his role as Freddie Mercury.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born

First Man receives nominations for Adapted ScreenplayCinematographyEditingProduction DesignSound, and Special Visual Effects, as well as Supporting Actress for Claire Foy. You can pre-order by clicking here.

Vice has three performance nominees: Christian Bale in Leading Actor for his role as former US Vice President Dick Cheney, with Amy Adams and Sam Rockwell in the supporting categories for their roles as Lynne Cheney and George W. Bush. The film is also nominated for Original ScreenplayEditing, and Make Up & Hair.

Spike Lee is nominated for Director and Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman, which is also nominated for Best FilmOriginal Music and Supporting Actor for Adam Driver. Viggo Mortensen is nominated for Leading Actor and Mahershala Ali for Supporting Actor for their roles in Green Book. The film is also nominated for Best Film and Original Screenplay – Watch a clip by clicking here! 

Cold War is nominated for Film Not in the English LanguageOriginal Screenplay and Cinematography, with a further nomination for Paweł Pawlikowski as Director. Mary Poppins Returns receives nominations for Original Music, Production Design and Costume Design.

Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel, John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy

Steve Coogan is nominated for his role as Stan Laurel in Stan & Ollie, read Dan’s review now. which is also nominated for Outstanding British Film and Make Up & Hair. Can You Ever Forgive Me? is nominated for Adapted ScreenplayMelissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant are nominated for Leading Actress and Supporting Actor respectively.

Margot Robbie is nominated in Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in Mary Queen of Scots. The film is also nominated for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Also receiving acting nominations are Glenn Close (Leading Actress for The Wife), Viola Davis (Leading Actress for Widows), and Timothée Chalamet (Supporting Actor for Beautiful Boy).

McQueen is nominated for Outstanding British Film and Documentary. The other nominations in Outstanding British Film are You Were Never Really Here and Beast; the latter is also nominated for Outstanding Debut by a British WriterDirector or Producer for Michael Pearce (Writer/Director) and Lauren Dark (Producer) and you can read Jazmine’s stunning review here.

The other nominations for Outstanding Debut by a British WriterDirector or Producer are: Daniel Kokotajlo (Writer/Director) for Apostasy; Chris Kelly (Writer/Director/Producer) for A Cambodian Spring; Leanne Welham (Writer/Director) and Sophie Harman (Producer) for Pili; and Richard Billingham (Writer/Director) and Jacqui Davies (Producer) for Ray & Liz.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Isle of Dogs is nominated for Original Music and Animated FilmIncredibles 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Read Matt’s great review) complete the nominations for Animated Film.

CapernaumDogman, and Shoplifters are the other nominations for Film Not in the English Language. Completing the list for the Documentary category are Free Solo, RBG, They Shall Not Grow Old and Three Identical Strangers.

If Beale Street Could Talk receives nominations for Adapted Screenplay and Original MusicFantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is nominated for Production Design and Special Visual Effects.

Six other feature films receive one nomination each: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs for Costume DesignA Quiet Place (Watch this ace featurette) and Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Our review), both for Sound; and Avengers: Infinity WarBlack Panther and Ready Player One, all for Special Visual Effects.

The British Short Animation nominees are I’m OK, Marfa and Roughhouse. The nominations for British Short Film are 73 CowsBachelor, 38The Blue DoorThe Field and Wale.

Amanda Berry, Cynthia Eriro, and Edith Bowman

The nominees for the EE Rising Star Award announced last week are Barry Keoghan, Cynthia Erivo, Jessie Buckley, Lakeith Stanfield and Letitia Wright. The award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actress or actor who has demonstrated exceptional talent and has begun to capture the imagination of the UK public. You can vote NOW for your EE Rising Star by clicking here!

The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 10 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Joanna Lumley and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.




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