BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis)


The game is afoot! Sunday’s BAFTA Awards were filled with plot twists, including “12 Years a Slave” as best film. Are these awards a preview of Oscar? No. These are very different voting groups, and their rate of similarity is pretty mixed. But one thing is confirmed for certain: There will be genuine suspense until the last envelope is opened March 2.

“12 Years,” distributed by Fox Searchlight domestically, scored the top prize plus Chiwetel Ejiofor for best actor, two wins out of its 10 noms. Warner Bros.’ “Gravity,” which led with 11 noms, tallied six wins, including the prize as outstanding British film.

Back in September, some pundits predicted a neck-and-neck race between these two for Oscar. In fact, many other strong contenders emerged since then and remain possibilities. But the great BAFTA results for the two follows the Producers Guild tie between the films, meaning pre-Oscar awards events have been…

View original post 635 more words

0 Responses to “BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis)”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

George M. Fattell.

The gmf journal is a general subject blog that reflects my thoughts and opinions on a variety of topics that are of interest to me. Current home base is the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. Retweets do not equal an endorsement.

George Fattell Twitter stream




Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 78 other followers

%d bloggers like this: