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Movies In Focus At The 2017 BAFTA Film Awards And The Full Winners List - Movies In Focus
Movies In Focus once again braved the elements to join the red carpet at the 2017 EE Bafta Film Awards. This was the 70th year of the event and it was held at the Royal Albert Hall, rather than the usual Royal Opera House venue. As expected, the stars were out in force with the likes of Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, J.K. Rowling, Andrew Garfield, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Daisy Ridley and Jamie Dornan taking to the red carpet. Ryan Gosling was expected to make an appearance, but he was pulled away at the last minute due to family commitments. I watched everyone walk the carpet before I was whisked away by cab to the warn and relaxing surroundings of Soho House. A few drinks and nibbles were on-hand as I kicked-back and watched the show in the screening room. It was an interesting year for the awards ceremony, which was again hosted by Stephen Fry. Unlike previous years, there was no clear front-runner dominating the pack. Yes, La La Land had a lot of heat but Manchester By The Sea and Lion were not to underestimated. In the main categories, La La Land ultimatley scored Best Film, Best Director (Damien Chapelle) [...]