Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Updating BAFTA Awards: “Power of the Dog,” Will Smith, Jane Campion, “CODA” & “Pizza” Screenplays, “Belfast” Best Brit Film, Troy Kotsur, Ariana DeBose Supporting Wins, “Drive My Car” Foreign, “Encanto”


The BAFTA Awards are going on in London.

They are meaningless in relation to the real Oscars, but fun anyway.

Best Picture: “Power of the Dog”

Best Director: Jane Campion, “Power of the Dog”

Best Actor: Will Smith, “King Richard”

Best Actress: Joanna Scanlan ‘After Love’ Brit movie none us know a thing about.

Already Ariana DeBose has won Best Supporting Actress for “West Side Story.”

“Belfast” is Best british Film.

“CODA” won Best Adapted Screenplay.

“Licorice Pizza” Best Original Screenplay.

“Encanto” is Best Animated Film. “Summer of Soul” Best Documentary

“Cruella” won Best Costume Design.

“Dune” has picked up four craft awards including cinematography and score.

“West Side Story” got the casting award for Cindy Tolan.

“Drive My Car” is best film in a foreign language.

Keep refreshing… and watch the Critics Choice Awards tonight at 7pm LIVE on the CW and TBS Networks…

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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