The British Film Academy Awards (BAFTA) are today evening time (or, this evening in case you’re in the US) and we’ll be upgrading the victors as they are declared.
Watch BAFTA Awards 2017 Result
La La Land
The Director Damien Chazelle’s jazz show Whiplash was an unexpected Oscar hit in 2015, picking up an assignment for Best Film and JK Simmons a Best Supporting Actor win. So trusts are high in Chazelle’s development, a melodic romantic tale about a battling jazz performer (Ryan Gosling) and a wannabe on-screen character (Emma Stone) battling with life and love in current Los Angeles.
Stone’s a shoo-in for a Best Actress assignment in any event and Chazelle is fervently in both the chief and author classes.
Queen of Katwe
Queen of Katwe, Indian-American chief Mira Nair’s totally delightful, unashamedly feel-great record of the genuine story of Phiona Mutesi (played by newcomer Madina Nalwanga), a 10-year-old from the ghettos of Kampala who is acquainted with chess by teacher Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) and therefore contends at the World Chess Olympiads, is a noteworthy contender for honors for Nair and screenwriter William Wheeler, and additionally being a solid possibility for a Best Supporting Actress win for Lupita Nyong’o, who amazes as Phiona’s defensive mother.
Clint Eastwood’s later period keeps on conveying only the sort of films that get grant board of trustees individuals going after their voting pencils, with 2014’s American Sniper having picked up no less than six selections.
This shockingly holding account (especially since you contemplate it) of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s excellent crisis arriving of US Airways flight 1549 on New York’s Hudson River conveys great chances on a designation and maybe a win in for Eastwood as executive, while Academy most loved Tom Hanks may well be in with a yell for yet another brave everyman turn.
Live By Night
Ben Affleck’s development as an executive to be figured with has been one of Hollywood’s more delightful shocks, with his last film behind the camera, Argo, having snaffled a troika of Oscars, and additionally numerous Baftas and Golden Globes.
Ben Affleck on the arrangement of his film Live by Night
His development, a Jazz-age-set hoodlum flick, in which Affleck additionally stars as the child of a Boston police boss who walk out on his respectable childhood for bootlegging, broads and arranged disagreeableness, has incredible Oscar guarantee for him both as a performing artist and an executive, and in addition for co-stars Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller and Chris Cooper.
Florence Foster Jenkins
Meryl Streep was a pleasure as the eponymous tuneless musical drama artist in this superbly turned out soufflé of a film from British veteran Stephen Frears, which had a postponed discharge in the US, probably to expand its honors possibilities.
Also, regardless of the possibility that for reasons unknown Oscar ain’t awed by madame’s excited howling, the British family – including a turn from Hugh Grant as Jenkins’ faithful, and endlessly tolerant lover St Clair Bayfield that reminds you exactly how great he can be – will most likely work well for it at the Baftas.
Manchester by the Sea
This dark stallion of a honors contender appeared unexpectedly, debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January this year and instantly creating both spouting audits and practically stunning honors buzz.
Composed and coordinated by Kenneth Lonergan (who composed the hit play This is Our Youth in the mid-90s and added to the screenplay for Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York) it has Casey Affleck as a lamenting sibling who comes back to the eponymous Massachusetts town to manage the passionate aftermath from his kin (Kyle Chandler’s) demise. Expect at any rate selections for both Affleck and Lonergan.
As a performing artist Denzel Washington has practically magnificent Oscar certifications, with no less than six selections as Best Actor and two wins, for Glory And Training Day. Be that as it may, as a chief his movies have had blended gatherings, with neither The Great Debaters nor Antwone Fisher breaking out as solid honors contenders.
Early word has his adjustment of August Wilson’s 50s-set stage play (in which he beforehand featured on Broadway) around an African-American father attempting to raise a family against the foundation of racial strife and life’s failure may be the venture at last to get him a coordinating brilliant statue.
“Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy” is the sort of slogan that has grants desires on top of it, and Portman has awesome frame having picked up a Best Supporting Actress win for Black Swan in 2010. Early basic word on this tasteful biopic of America’s most spectacular, grievous first woman – the English-dialect presentation of fundamentally commended Chilean executive Pablo Larraín – is that she has a decent shot of rehashing the stroll to the platform.
BAFTA Awards 2017 Winner List
Best British Film in 2017: I, Daniel Blake
Best Director: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Actor: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Best Actress: Emma Stone, La La Land
Best Supporting Actor: Dev Patel, Lion
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, Fences
Best Film Not in the English Language: Son of Saul
Best Documentary: 13th
Best Animated Film: Kubo and the Two Strings
Best Cinematography: Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay: Luke Davies, Lion
Best Editing: John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge
Best Production Design: Stuart Craig and Anna Pinnock, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Best Costume Design: Madeline Fontaine, Jackie
Best Makeup and Hair: J. Roy Helland and Daniel Phillips, Florence Foster Jenkins
Best Sound: Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Sylvain Bellemare, Arrival
Best Special Visual Effects: Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones and Adam Valdez, The Jungle Book
Best British Short Animation: A Love Story
Best British Short Film: Home
The EE Rising Star Award: Tom Holland
Best Original Music: Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer in 2017: Under the Shadow, Babak Anvari (writer/director), and Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill and Lucan Toh (producers)