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BAFTA Results: 2016

 

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A frustrated man triumphs, at least among his own country’s films.

The biggest categories seem pretty well settled at this point. There are a couple of question marks, but I have a fairly good idea of what’s happening two weeks from today.

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Dates for My 5th Annual Film Awards!

Time to fix a few dates for my own awards.

  • 2/14: My 5th Annual Film Awards: The Nominees; My 5th Annual Film Awards: Open Voting
  • 2/15: BAFTA Results
  • 2/21: The 2015-16 Awards Season: An Overview
  • 2/27: Open voting closes
  • 2/28: My 5th Annual Film Awards; My 5th Annual Film Awards: The Voters Speak!; My Top 20 Lists in Each Category; Final Oscar Predictions
  • 2/29: Oscar Results; Predicting My 6th Annual Film Awards

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BAFTA Nominations: 2015

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES

From Anchorman 2 to critical darling. (Source)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced their nominations. Anymore they’re a fairly important precursor to the Oscars, but even in their own right they’re worth analyzing.

I’m not over the moon with all of their choices this year, but there are a few pleasant surprises to be found.

Film:

  • The Big Short
  • Bridge of Spies
  • Carol
  • The Revenant
  • Spotlight

They fucked over Mad Max? Well, fuck you too, BAFTA.

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BAFTA Results

 

This happened. (Source)

He may not have won any BAFTAs, but he’s made a pretty decent chunk of change.

Been a bit since I’ve discussed the awards race.

The BAFTAs were on the 8th, and in the days leading up to it were several major guild awards. So let’s go through the winners and see what we can determine about what’ll happen on the 22nd.

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BAFTA Nominations: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

He's happy. I think. Maybe "satisfied" is more like it.

Guess who’s sitting pretty?

The BAFTAs are a fairly solid Oscar prognosticator. There were a couple of surprises this year (including one nomination which would have sent my drink out of my nose had I one), but on the whole, I think it’s becoming fairly clear what will be nominated.

Seriously, though, that one nomination…what the fuck.

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