Wednesday, February 22, 2006

That 'Gay Cowboy Movie' SCOOPED........


The BAFTAs
[and my reactions]

ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP
Lord David Puttnam

[long overdue!]


BEST FILM

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Diana Ossana/James Schamus

CAPOTE - Caroline Baron/William Vince/Michael Ohoven
THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Simon Channing Williams
CRASH - Cathy Schulman/Don Cheadle/Bob Yari
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. - Grant Heslov
[woo hoo! This got me out of my chair yelling!]

THE ALEXANDER KORDA AWARD for the Outstanding British Film of the Year

A COCK & BULL STORY - Andrew Eaton/Michael Winterbottom/Martin Hardy

THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Simon Channing Williams/Fernando Meirelles/Jeffrey Caine
FESTIVAL - Christopher Young/Annie Griffin
PRIDE & PREJUDICE - Tim Bevan/Eric Fellner/Paul Webster/Joe Wright/Deborah Moggach
WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT - Claire Jennings/David Sproxton/Nick Park/Steve Box/Mark Burton/Bob Baker
[at the risk of being non-patriotic - this was a no-brainer!]

THE CARL FOREMAN AWARD for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in their First Feature Film

DAVID BELTON (Producer) - Shooting Dogs

PETER FUDAKOWSKI (Producer) - Tsotsi
ANNIE GRIFFIN (Director/Writer) - Festival
RICHARD HAWKINS (Director) - Everything
JOE WRIGHT (Director) - Pride & Prejudice
[did Chandler/Snoopy dance at this point - exellent job by young Joe!]

THE DAVID LEAN AWARD for Achievement in Direction

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Ang Lee

CAPOTE - Bennett Miller
THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Fernando Meirelles
CRASH - Paul Haggis
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. - George Clooney
[no surprises here - yippee-do-dah!]

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

CINDERELLA MAN - Cliff Hollingsworth/Akiva Goldsman

CRASH - Paul Haggis/Bobby Moresco
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. - George Clooney/Grant Heslov
HOTEL RWANDA - Keir Pearson/Terry George
MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS - Martin Sherman
[Hard for me to call, as I haven't seen any of them {sheepish look}]

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Larry McMurtry/Diana Ossana

CAPOTE - Dan Futterman
THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Jeffrey Caine
A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE - Josh Olson
PRIDE & PREJUDICE - Deborah Moggach
[didjer know (cos I didn't til much later) that this was a SHORT story by Annie Proulx??]

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

DAVID STRATHAIRN - Good Night, And Good Luck.

HEATH LEDGER - Brokeback Mountain
JOAQUIN PHOENIX - Walk the Line
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN - Capote
RALPH FIENNES - The Constant Gardener
[SO wanted Heath to get this - he earned it! Meh, maybe at the Oscars!]

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE


CHARLIZE THERON - North Country

JUDI DENCH - Mrs. Henderson Presents
RACHEL WEISZ - The Constant Gardener
REESE WITHERSPOON - Walk the Line
ZIYI ZHANG - Memoirs of a Geisha
[shoulda been Ziyi Zhang - that girl was magical!]

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

DON CHEADLE - Crash

GEORGE CLOONEY - Good Night, And Good Luck.
GEORGE CLOONEY - Syriana
JAKE GYLLENHAAL - Brokeback Mountain
MATT DILLON - Crash
[yells, screams and cries - FABULOUSO!]

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

BRENDA BLETHYN - Pride & Prejudice

CATHERINE KEENER - Capote
FRANCES McDORMAND - North Country
MICHELLE WILLIAMS - Brokeback Mountain
THANDIE NEWTON - Crash
[sorry Thandie, but it shoulda been Brenda!]

THE ANTHONY ASQUITH AWARD for Achievement in Film Music

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Gustavo Santaolalla

THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Alberto Iglesias
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - John Williams
MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS - George Fenton
WALK THE LINE - T Bone Burnett
[perfect - the score underlined and accentuated the film beautifully]

CINEMATOGRAPHY

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Rodrigo Prieto

THE CONSTANT GARDENER - César Charlone
CRASH - J Michael Muro
MARCH OF THE PENGUINS - Laurent Chalet/Jerôme Maison
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - Dion Beebe
[again, perfect choice - wonderful cinematography........you were really THERE!]

EDITING

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - Geraldine Peroni/Dylan Tichenor

THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Claire Simpson
CRASH - Hughes Winborne
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. - Stephen Mirrione
MARCH OF THE PENGUINS - Sabine Emiliani
[huh? What? I meanter say - what?? Over the penguins??]

PRODUCTION DESIGN

BATMAN BEGINS - Nathan Crowley

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Alex McDowell
HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE - Stuart Craig
KING KONG - Grant Major
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - John Myhre
[no comment :-)]

COSTUME DESIGN

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Gabriella Pescucci

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Isis Mussenden
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - Colleen Atwood
MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS - Sandy Powell
PRIDE & PREJUDICE - Jacqueline Durran
[toughie, all excellent examples of the work of costume departments!]

SOUND

BATMAN BEGINS - David G Evans/Stefan Henrix/Peter Lindsay

THE CONSTANT GARDENER - Joakim Sundström/Stuart Wilson/Michael Prestwood Smith/Sven Taits
CRASH - Richard Van Dyke/Sandy Gendler/Adam Jenkins/Marc Fishman
KING KONG - Hammond Peek/Christopher Boyes/Mike Hopkins/ Ethan Van der Ryn
WALK THE LINE - Paul Massey/D M Hemphill/Peter F Kurland/Donald Sylvester
[can't go wrong with the Man's work, really]

ACHIEVEMENT IN SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS

BATMAN BEGINS - Janek Sirrs/Dan Glass/Chris Corbould/Paul Franklin

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Nick Davis/Jon Thum/Chas Jarrett/Joss Williams
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Dean Wright/Bill Westenhofer/Jim Berney/Scott Farrar
HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE - Jim Mitchell/John Richardson/Tim Webber/Tim Alexander
KING KONG - Joe Letteri/Christian Rivers/Brian Van't Hul/Richard Taylor
[I seriously debated changing channels when this was announced over NARNIA!]

MAKE UP & HAIR

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Peter Owen/Ivana Primorac

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE - Howard Berger/Gregory Nicotero/Nikki Gooley
HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE - Nick Dudman/Amanda Knight/Eithne Fennell
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA - Noriko Watanabe/Kate Biscoe/Lyndell Quiyou/Kelvin R Trahan
PRIDE & PREJUDICE - Fae Hammond
[incredibly difficult to choose - all excellent - except for Hairy Potty (as it was accidentally dubbed on the night!)]

THE ORANGE RISING STAR AWARD
James McAvoy

[the first award of the night, and the most touching one - as a normally reserved James made his stumbled speech]

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cq

3 comments:

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Love your comments..BBC America did NOT show us everything..FRAT! You must see CRASH..Very Very good film..and Thandie Newton was fantastic...
"Good Night & Good Luck
..David Strathairn....BRILLIANT, beyond words...He WAS Ed Murrow, without it ever being a characature...!
I was very happy that "Brokeback" wpn as many awads as it did...Well deserved....!Thanks for the FULL Awards, CQ....

Back to Ticketing...!

WendyWings said...

Sweetie why would I laugh I AM half English , I watch the Baftas lol.I got up at 7 in the bloody morning to watch the red carpet stuff live on E!
Ruby Wax omg lol.
Narnia should have gotten special effects but it was pretty much a given that they would give it to Jackson.

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