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BAFTA 2022: Dune & The Power Of The Dog Lead Nominations


Denis
Villeneuve’s
sci-fi
epic
“Dune” on
Thursday
amassed
the
most
nominations
for
2022
BAFTA
Awards,
closely
followed
by
Jane
Campion’s
Western
film
“The
Power
of
the
Dog”.

The
nominations
were
unveiled
by
British
TV
personalities
AJ
Odudu
and
Tom
Allen
and
“Dune”,
based
on
author
Frank
Herbert’s
1965
novel,
earned
11
nominations,
including
best
film,
adapted
screenplay,
original
score,
and
all
eight
technical
categories.

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Campion’s
“Power
of
the
Dog”
received
eight
nominations
with
lead
star
Benedict
Cumberbatch
securing
a
spot
in
best
actor
category,
while
his
co-stars,
Jesse
Plemons
and
Kodi
Smit-Mcphee,
are
nominated
for
the
best
supporting
actor.

“Belfast”,
a
period
drama
directed
by
Kenneth
Branagh,was
the
third-most-nominated
title
overall
with
six,
followed
by
Paul
Thomas
Anderson’s”Licorice
Pizza”,James
Bond
movie
“No
Time
To
Die”and
Steven
Spielberg-directed
musical”West
Side
Story”,
with
each
securing
five
nods.

Starting
with
“Dune” doing
exceedingly
well,
there
were
surprises
aplenty
during
the
nominations
as
films
like
Maggie
Gyllenhaal’s
“The
Lost
Daughter”,
Nicole
Kidman-starrer
“Being
The
Ricardos”,
Andrew
Garfield’s
musical
“Tick
Tick

Boom!”
and
Ethan
Coen’s
“Macbeth”
were
snubbed
in
major
categories.

In
the
best
film
race,
“Dune”
is
joined
by
Adam
McKay’s
“Don’t
Look
Up”,”Belfast”,
“Licorice
Pizza”
and
“The
Power
of
the
Dog”.

Lady
Gaga
(“House
Of
Gucci”)
leads
the
best
actress
category,
where
Alana
Haim
(“Licorice
Pizza”),
Emilia
Jones
(“Coda”),
Renate
Reinsve
(“The
Worst
Person
In
The
World”),
Joanna
Scanlan
(“After
Love”)
and
Tessa
Thompson
(“Passing”)
are
also
set
to
vie
for
the
trophy.

Olivia
Colman,
the
lead
star
of
“The
Lost
Daughter”,
and
Kidman
failed
to
secure
a
spot
in
the
category.

In
the
best
actor
category,
Cumberbatch
will
go
up
against
Mahershala
Ali
(“Swan
Song”),
Leonardo
DiCaprio
(“Don’t
Look
Up”),
Stephen
Graham
(“Boiling
Point”),
Will
Smith
(“King
Richard”)
and
Adeel
Akhtar
(“Ali
&
Ava”).

Garfield
and
Washington,
who
received
unanimous
praise
for
their
performances
in
Lin
Manuel
Miranda’s
“Tick
Tick…
Boom!”
and
“Macbeth,
respectively,
were
overlooked
in
the
category.

There
were
many
surprises
in
the
best
director
category
as
Branagh
and
Villeneuve
failed
to
make
the
cut
despite
multiple
nominations
for
their
films,
whereas
Ryusuke
Hamaguchi
found
a
spot
for
his
Japanese
feature
film
“Drive
My
Car”.

The
Japanese
filmmaker
is
nominated
alongside
Campion,
Anderson,Aleem
Khan
(“After
Love”),
Audrey
Diwan
(“Happening”)
and
Julia
Ducournau
(“Titane”).

However,
both
Branagh
and
Villeneuve
are
nominated
in
the
screenplay
categories.

Branagh
found
a
spot
in
best
original
screenplay
segment
that
also
includes
Aaron
Sorkin
of”Being
The
Ricardos”,Adam
Mckay
(“Don’t
Look
Up”),Zach
Baylin
(“King
Richard”)
and
Anderson
(“Licorice
Pizza”).

Villeneuve
will
vie
for
the
best
adapted
screenplay
trophy
along
with
Hamaguchi,
Gyllenhaal,
Campion
and
Sian
Heder
of
“Coda”.

Caitriona
Balfe
of
“Belfast”
and
Jessie
Buckley
of
“The
Lost
Daughter”
are
the
notable
names
in
the
best
supporting
actress
category,
which
also
includes
Ariana
Debose
(“West
Side
Story”),
Ann
Dowd
(“Mass”),
Aunjanue
Ellis
(“King
Richard”)
and
Ruth
Negga
(“Passing”).

In
the
best
supporting
actor
category,
Plemons
and
Smit-McPhee
will
go
up
againstMike
Faist
(“West
Side
Story”),
Ciaran
Hinds
(“Belfast”),
Troy
Kotsur
(“Coda”)
and
Woody
Norman
(“C’mon
C’mon”).

Hamaguchi’s
“Drive
My
Car”
leads
the
best
film
not
in
the
english
language
category
and
is
nominated
alongside
Paolo
Sorrentino’s
“The
Hand
of
God”,
Pedro
Almodovar’s
“Parallel
Mothers”,
Celine
Sciamma’s
French
movie
“Petite
Maman”
and
Danish
director
Joachim
Trier’s
“The
Worst
Person
in
the
World”.

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According
to
the
British
Academy,
the
nominations
include
48
films,
just
slightly
down
from
the
50
titles
in
2021.
In
the
performance
categories,
19
of
24
nominees
are
receiving
their
first
BAFTA
film
nomination,
whereas
in
the
directing
category,
there’s
an
equal
split
between
female
and
male
directors.

Overall,
there’s
an
increase
in
the
number
of
female
directors
nominated
in
total
across
all
categories,
up
to
12
versus
the
eight
in
2021.

Rebel
Wilson
will
be
hosting
the
2022
ceremony,
which
will
take
place
at
the
Royal
Albert
Hall
on
March
13.

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