- Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer Leads BAFTA Nominations with Thirteen Nods, Poor Things and Others Close Behind

News - 18 January 2024
Christopher Nolan's film Oppenheimer has emerged as a frontrunner at this year's BAFTAs, leading the pack with a total of thirteen nominations. Following closely behind is Poor Things with eleven nods, while Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon and Jonathan Glazer's The Zone of Interest both received nine nominations. Other notable contenders include Maestro directed by Bradley Cooper, Alexander Payne's The Holdovers, and Palm d'Or winner Anatomy of a Fall, each receiving seven nominations.

nnInterestingly, the highly anticipated film Barbie did not receive a nomination for Best Film, a category that only allows for five nominees. However, both Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling secured nominations in the acting categories. Overall, Barbie received a total of three nominations.

The BAFTAs are set to take place on Sunday, February 18, with the ceremony set to be broadcast on BBC One.nnHere is a breakdown of some of the key categories and nominees for this year's BAFTA awards:nnBest Film:n- Anatomy of a Falln- The Holdoversn- Killers of The Flower Moonn- Oppenheimern- Poor ThingsnnBest Director:n- Justine Triet, Anatomy of a Falln- Andrew Haigh, All of Us Strangersn- Alexander Payne, The Holdoversn- Bradley Cooper, Maestron- Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimern- Jonathan Glazer, The Zone of InterestnnBest Actor:n- Bradley Cooper, Maestron- Colman Domingo, Rustinn- Paul Giamatti, The Holdoversn- Barry Keoghan, Saltburnn- Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimern- Teo Yoo, Past LivesnnBest Actress:n- Fantasia Barrino, The Color Purplen- Sandra Hüller, Anatomy of a Falln- Carey Mulligan, Maestron- Margot Robbie, Barbien- Vivian Oparah, Rye Lanen- Emma Stone, Poor ThingsnnBest Supporting Actor:n- Robert De Niro, Killers of The Flower Moonn- Robert Downey Jr, Oppenheimern- Jacob Elordi, Saltburnn- Ryan Gosling, Barbien- Paul Mescal, All of Us Strangersn- Dominic Sessa, The HoldoversnnBest Supporting Actress:n- Emily Blunt, Oppenheimern- Danielle Brooks, The Color Purplen- Claire Foy, All of Us Strangersn- Sandra Hüller, The Zone of Interestn- Rosamund Pike, Saltburnn- Da'Vine Joy Randolph, The HoldoversnnThe BAFTAs also recognize excellence in categories such as Best Casting, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best British Film, Best Debut by British Director, Writer, or Producer, Best Film in Another Language, Best Animated Film, Best Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Costumes, Best Makeup and Hair, Best Visual Effects, and Best Original Music.nnWith a diverse array of films competing for recognition, this year's BAFTA awards promise to be a celebration of the best in cinema.

Stay tuned to see who will emerge victorious on the big night.