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BAFTA Live Stream: British Academy Film Awards Nominations

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 8, 2014 at 2:32AM

The BAFTA nominations are here. The Brits have long had an impact on the Academy Awards--there's an overlap of several hundred members.
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"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" was nominated for Outstanding British Film, alongside "Gravity," "Philomena," "Rush," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Selfish Giant."

Leonardo DiCaprio is nominated in Leading Actor for "The Wolf of Wall Street," which is also nominated in Director for Martin Scorsese, Adapted Screenplay and Editing.

Cate Blanchett and Sally Hawkins are nominated as Leading Actress and Supporting Actress for "Blue Jasmine," for which Woody Allen also receives a nomination for Original Screenplay.

Bruce Dern is nominated as Leading Actor for "Nebraska." The film receives two further nominations for Original Screenplay and Cinematography.

Julia Roberts and Oprah Winfrey complete the Supporting Actress line-up for "August: Osage County" and "The Butler" respectively. "The Butler" receives one further nomination for Make Up & Hair. 

Daniel Brühl completes the Supporting Actor category for "Rush," which also receives nominations for Outstanding British Film, Editing and Sound.  

Joel and Ethan Coen receive an Original Screenplay nomination for "Inside Llewyn Davis," which is also nominated for Cinematography and Sound. "All Is Lost" completes the nominations for Sound.

"The Great Gatsby" is nominated for Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Also nominated for Make Up & Hair is "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which receives one further nomination for Special Visual Effects. "The Invisible Woman" receives a nomination for Costume Design.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.