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 29th Jan 2021 = The Dig: Roundup!

This concludes week 4 of the #FridayFakeCinemaClub and The Dig was certainly another very different film for us to all watch this week. We certainly have covered many different genres so far, The Dig stars Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott, Archie Barnes and Monica Dolan. As we witness a retelling of the true story of the Anglo-Saxon excavation of Sutton Hoo.

Reviews
Let’s Go To The Movies – https://letsgotothemovies.co.uk/2021/01/30/the-dig-2021-review/
Cinematic Delights – https://cinematicdelights.com/2021/01/30/review-the-dig/
Film Focus Online – https://www.filmfocusonline.com/post/the-dig
Barton Reviews – https://www.bartonreviews.com/2021/01/the-dig/
The People’s Movies – https://thepeoplesmovies.com/2021/01/netflix-review-the-dig-2021/
Movie Reviews 101 – https://moviesreview101.com/2021/01/29/the-dig-2021-movie-review/
Irish Cinephile – https://irishcinephile.com/2021/01/29/film-review-the-dig/
Dave’s Film Blog – https://davefilmblog.com/2021/01/30/the-dig-2021/

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#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Friday 29th January 2021 = The Dig

Welcome to week 4 of the Friday Fake Cinema Club and this week’s film is The Dig yet another 2021 release, aren’t they coming in thick and fast!

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott, Archie Barnes and Monica Dolan.

Plot: The Dig is a drama film directed by Simon Stone, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by John Preston, which reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. 

Start time: 8pm

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Schindler’s List (1993) Review

During World War II in German occupied Poland, Oskar Schindler is an industrialist who becomes increasingly concerned about his Jewish workforce after witnessing the horrific treatment by the Nazis. His efforts to save them puts his own life very much at risk, managing to save around 1110 jews based on a very true story.

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