2014 BAFTA Nominations – What’s Hot and What’s Trending 8 January 2014

08 Jan

Sexy shot of Sandra Bullock showing boobs and cleavage in a see-through black top2014 BAFTA Nominations  – this year’s BAFTA nominations have been announced today and the movies that have done best this year are Gravity, American Hustle and 12 Years A Slave.

As is often the way the movies that have done well in the Best Movie and Best Director categories have also done well for their stars in the categories such as Best Actor and Best Actress.

The most successful movie this year as far as total nominations goes is 3D space sci-fi drama Gravity which achieved an impressive 11 nominations including Best Movie, Best Director (Alfonso Cuaron). Best Actress (Sandra Bullock) and probably least surprising a Visual Effects nod. One person who may feel a little left out though is the silver fox himself, George Clooney, who failed to get a nomination in the Best Actor category for his role in the film.

Both 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle got a total of 10 nominations across all the different BAFTA categories with American Hustle being the only one of the 3 movies to get nominations in all 4 main acting award categories of Best Actor (Christian Bale), Best Actress (Amy Adams), Best Supporting Actor (Bradley Cooper) and Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lawrence). With the movie also getting nods in the Best Movie and Best Director (David O Russell) categories it could easily be argued that in fact American Hustle is the powerhouse movie this year as far as the BAFTAs are concerned with nominations in all of the major categories.

Here are the nominations in the major award categories for this year’s BAFTAs:

Best Film

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • American Hustle
  • Captain Phillips
  • Gravity
  • Philomena

Best Actor

  • Christian Bale (American Hustle)
  • Bruce Dern (Nebraska)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)

Best Actress

  • Amy Adams (American Hustle)
  • Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
  • Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
  • Judi Dench (Philomena)
  • Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Barkhad Adbi (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 Director
  • Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)
  • Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips)
  • Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
  • David O Russell (American Hustle)
  • Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street)

You can find out just who was successful in winning a BAFTA when the awards are screened live on BBC1 on Sunday 16 February. The BAFTA award ceremony is being hosted by Stephen Fry this year and comes from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

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