The BAFTAs announced this year’s field of nominations for the best films and filmmakers of the year. The BAFTA Awards are essentially the British version of the Academy Awards, as they represent the highest honor that can be handed out from the British Academy of Film and Television.
Not only are they an extreme honor and held in the same regard as the Oscars, the BAFTA nominations serve as one last look at what the Oscars could end up looking like before the Academy reveals the nominations next week. There are some heavy hitters and a few surprises this year but overall it looks as though the BAFTAs once again nailed the nominations.
Here’s a look at the complete BAFTA nominations for the 2013 year in film.