Dublin: 19 °C Sunday 26 September, 2021
Advertisement

The Theory of Everything and Birdman lead BAFTA nominations

The nominations were announced this morning.

Image: Lizo

THE NOMINATIONS FOR the 2015 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards were announced this morning.

The Grand Budapest Hotel logs most nominations with a total of 11, while Birdman and Stephen Hawking biopic, The Theory of Everything, follow with 10 nominations each. The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing follows with a nine nods.

The main categories are:

Best actor

  • Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
  • Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler
  • Michael Keaton – Birdman
  • Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything

Best actress

  • Amy Adams – Big Eyes
  • Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
  • Julianne Moore – Still Alice
  • Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
  • Reese Witherspoon – Wild

Best British film

  • ’71
  • The Imitation Game
  • Paddington
  • Pride
  • The Theory of Eerything
  • Under The Skin

2_img_inset Source: Fox Searchlight

Best film

  • Birdman
  • Boyhood
  • Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Imitation Game
  • The Theory of Everything

Supporting actress

  • Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
  • Renee Russo – Nightcrawler
  • Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
  • Imelda Staunton – Pride
  • Emma Stone – Birdman

Supporting Actor

  • Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
  • Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
  • Edward Norton – Birdman
  • Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
  • JK Simmons – Whiplash

movies-the-grand-budapest-hotel-still-09 Source: 20th Cnetury Fox

Best adapted screenplay

  • American Sniper, Jason Hall
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • The Imitation Game, Graham Moore
  • Paddington, Paul King
  • The Theory of Everything, Anthony McCarten

Best original screenplay

  • Birdman – Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo
  • Boyhood – Richard Linklater
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson
  • Nightcrawler – Dan Gilroy
  • Whiplash – Damien Chazelle

Best director

  • Wes Anderson, Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Damian Chazelle, Whiplash
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman
  • Richard Linklater, Boyhood
  • James Marsh, The Theory of Everything

Best documentary

  • 20 Feet from Stardom
  • 20,000 Days on Earth
  • Citizenfour
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Virunga

Best animation

  • Big Hero 6
  • The Boxtrolls
  • The Lego Movie

Irish cinema box office takings have fallen by one fifth in five years>

Here’s what Jamie Dornan did with his willy during Fifty Shades of Grey>

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (14)