BAFTA Awards 2021 – Longlist!

Yesterday BAFTA released the longlist of films that are going forward to round 2 of voting for this years awards! I have to admit a couple of surprises I reckon but always really interesting that they release this information.

BEST FILM
15 films go through to the Round Two of voting, and five will be nominated. This is the only category voted for by all film voting members in all voting rounds. 244 films were submitted for consideration.

  • Another Round
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • The Dig
  • The Father
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Mank
  • The Mauritanian
  • News of the World
  • Nomadland
  • One Night In Miami…
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Soul
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • The White Tiger

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
20 films will go through to Round Two of voting. The top five films from the opt-in chapter vote in Round One automatically receive a nomination. The next ranking 15 films will be considered by a jury, who will vote for five nominations. 10 films will be nominated in this category. In Round Three, the general voting membership will select the winner in this category. 74 films were submitted for consideration, all of which passed the BFI Diversity Standards.

  • Ammonite
  • Calm With Horses
  • County Lines
  • The Courier
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • The Dig
  • Emma.
  • The Father
  • Herself
  • His House
  • Limbo
  • The Mauritanian
  • Misbehaviour
  • Mogul Mowgli
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Radioactive
  • Rebecca
  • Rocks
  • Saint Maud
  • Supernova
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#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Friday 8th Jan 2021 = Pieces of a Woman: Roundup!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the launch event! Friday Fake Cinema Club watched the very emotional Pieces of a Woman starring Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf and Ellen Burstyn.

Reviews:
Let’s Go To The Movies – https://letsgotothemovies.co.uk/2021/01/09/pieces-of-a-woman-2020-review/
Film For Thought – https://filmforthought.co.uk/2020/12/27/film-review-pieces-of-a-woman-2021/
Cinematic Delights – https://clairepacker.wordpress.com/2021/01/09/review-pieces-of-a-woman/
Barton Reviews – https://www.bartonreviews.com/2021/01/pieces-of-woman.html
Dave’s Film Blog – https://davefilmblog.com/2021/01/09/pieces-of-a-woman-2020/
The People’s Movies – https://thepeoplesmovies.com/2021/01/netflix-review-pieces-of-a-woman-2021/

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#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Friday 8th Jan 2021 = Pieces of a Woman

The launch event! The first film that will feature as part of the new Friday Fake Cinema Club will be Pieces of a Woman starring Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf and Ellen Burstyn.

It’s going to be a tough going film: A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief.

Join us Friday 8th January 2021, 8pm (GMT)

Use the hashtag #FridayFakeCinemaClub on Twitter to join the conversation! Don’t forget to post photos of your fake cinema snacks!

Critics Choice Awards 2019 – Winners

Awards season is in full flow now and everything is gearing towards the Academy Award nominations and then ceremony.

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FILM

BEST PICTURE

Black Panther

BlacKkKlansman

The Favourite

First Man

Green Book

If Beale Street Could Talk

Mary Poppins Returns

Roma (WINNER)

A Star Is Born

Vice

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