BAFTA Award Results
In America, these awards were overshadowed by the Grammys, but the BAFTA awards were handed out Sunday night, putting us officially on the road to the Oscars. The BAFTAs are widely considered to be the British version of the Oscars and we got a sneak peek of what could happen in just under two weeks when the Oscars are handed out. Here's a recap:
The mostly silent film The Artist was the big winner, taking home seven awards for Best Film, Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius), Orignal Screenplay, Leading Actor (Jean Dujardin), Original Music, Cinematography and Costume Design.
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The Help's Octavia Spencer continued her award season dominance, picking up Best Supporting Actress. Meryl Streep also continued her winning ways, picking up the award for Leading Actress for her role in The Iron Lady. Christopher Plummer also picked up another award for Best Supporting Actor for Beginners.
Legendary actor John Hurt was given the Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema award and Hugo director Martin Scorsese was given the Academy Fellowship award.
All roads now lead to the Academy Awards which air Sunday, February 26 on ABC.
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