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Seems this year the complaints about the BAFTA’s outdated 2-hour delay between actual event and edited broadcast have grown louder than ever, so maybe one of these years before long the ceremony will be broadcast live. Until then, the clips after the cut could be the first and only parts of last night’s proceedings that many of us are ever likely to see.

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12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture at 2014 BAFTA Awards. Alfonso Cuaron, Best Director.

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Best Picture – 12 Years a Slave Best Director – Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity Best Actor – Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Best Actress – Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Best Supporting Actor – Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips Best Supporting Actress – Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle Best Adapted Screenplay – Philomena, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope Best Original Screenplay – American Hustle, Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell Best Cinematography…

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Five Ways the BAFTA can Throw the Oscar Race

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The BAFTA awards will be announced tomorrow morning. They will be trickling out on Twitter and won’t be shown on the BBC until two hours later. That might not be the best way to attract viewers but hey. All eyes will be on BAFTA winners to get a clue about this year’s Best Picture race — still wide-open (despite what the pundits are saying). When you have two films tying…

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The State of the Race: All Eyes on the BAFTA

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In a way, Oscars 2013 could be summed up by “Kicking the Best Picture can down the road.” We keep looking to a new voting body to decide what the best picture of 2013 will be. Here’s a quick rundown so far of the majors. Toronto–Audience award goes to 12 Years a Slave over Gravity New York Film Critics – Best Picture goes to American Hustle, McQueen gets Director National…

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BAFTA Member Hits 12 Years, Calls American Hustle his Favorite Film

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It must be Oscar ballot time!  Remember what I told you, Oscar watchers.  The film that usually wins King’s Speech style is the one that people say they love while saying another (bad) movie will win. Happens every year. “Lincoln is so boring it has to win. But I loved that Argo!””The Social Network has won everything, it HAS to win the Oscar but my favorite is The King’s Speech!”…

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Predict the BAFTAs

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Our contest is up and running. Preview coming later in the week.

BAFTA Preview and Predictions

BAFTA Preview and Predictions

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The BAFTA, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, will be announced via livestream on January 8th. You’ll have to figure out what that time will be in your own time zone as I can’t even figure out my own (it’s my tragic flaw).  The BAFTA have become much more like Oscar over the years since they changed their date from after to before the Oscars (around the year 2000)….

Best Picture Fast Forward — Your Winners for Oscar Night

Best Picture Fast Forward — Your Winners for Oscar Night

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Les Mis Tops BAFTAs but Argo takes the Big One

Les Mis Tops BAFTAs but Argo takes the Big One

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Best Film: Argo Leading Actor: Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis Leading Actress: Amour, Emmanuelle Riva Director: Argo, Ben Affleck Film not in the English Language: Amour, Michael Haneke, Margaret Ménégoz Supporting Actor: Django Unchained, Christoph Waltz Supporting Actress: Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway Cinematography: Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Predict the BAFTAs

Predict the BAFTAs

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Predict the BAFTAS! After the cut.