Anatomy of a fall
Seven BAFTA nominations (including best film, director and actress) predicted five Oscar nominations (including these same three), a formidable performance for the film. France must regret not having submitted it for the Oscar for international feature film; The taste of things was not nominated.
The color purple
Despite producer Oprah Winfrey’s best efforts to boost Blitz Bazawule’s film, this musical version of Alice Walker’s novel, which was made into a non-musical film that received 11 Oscar nominations 37 years ago, n only won one this cycle: that of best actress in a supporting role, for Danielle Brooks.
Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece, after garnering 13 BAFTA nominations, garnered the same number of Oscar nominations (a number surpassed only by All about Eve, Titanic And La La Landwho each received 14), making them the formidable favorite in the category.
Searchlight, which has delivered the best picture Oscar winner in four of the last ten years, has a serious competitor in Yorgos Lanthimos’ comedy-drama, which received 11 nominations from both the BAFTAs (not for best director) and the Academy (although Willem Dafoe missed out on a supporting role). name).
Greta Gerwig, barbie
The director of the biggest blockbuster of 2023 was not nominated for the BAFTAs or the Oscars (although both groups nominated her screenplay). His first three films were nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture, but only one earned him a directing nomination.
Jeffrey Wright, American fiction
His James Bond film collaborators Daniel Craig and Barbara Broccoli hosted an event for him on January 16; the Advanced Imaging Society announced that he would receive its Distinguished Artist Award;…