2012 BAFTA Awards

It was quite a night for The Artist. It won seven awards, three of which were major awards. The film is looking very strong for the Academy Awards. It's also safe to say that if Chrisopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer do not win the best supporting actor and actress awards at the Oscars it will be a major upset.

Here are the winners:

Best Film - The Artist
Best Director - The Artist
Best Actor - Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Best Actress - Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Best Supporting Actor - Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Best Supporting Actress - Octavia Spencer, The Help
Best Original Screenplay - The Artist
Best Adapted Screenplay - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Best Documentary - Senna
Best Animation - Rango
Original Music - The Artist
Best Editing - Senna
Best Sound - Hugo
Best Production Design - Hugo
Best Costume Design - The Artist
Best Make-up and Hair - The Iron Lady
Special Visual Effects - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Best Cinematography - Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Best Foreign Language Film - The Skin I Live In
Best Short Animation - A Morning Stroll
Best Short Film - Pitch Black Heist
Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer - Tyrannosaur
Outstanding British Film - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema - John Hurt
Rising Star Award - Adam Deacon, Anuvahood

My thoughts on the best and worst dressed celebrities:

Best dressed female - Michelle Williams looked elegant.

Best dressed male - A tie between George Clooney and Brad Pitt. Both looked spiffy in their suits and coats.

Best dressed couple - Colin Firth in a bow tie and his wife Livia in a smart, feminine suit.

Worst dressed celebrity - Helen Bonham Carter looked as ridiculous as she always does.

What did you think of the BAFTAs?

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