The BAFTA Awards — which are essentially the across-the-pond-Oscars — were handed out this weekend and, to no surprise, Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land cleaned up by picking up five trophies including Best Film, Best Actress, and Best Director.
Browsing: THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
With the Academy Awards nominations being revealed this week, any new critical attention a film can garner ahead of voting is more than welcome, and this year’s London Film Critics’ Awards definitely spread the wealth.
Right after taking home a record number of Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land once more came out on top with an astonishing 11 nominations for the BAFTAs. The British Academy also gave recognition to films from their own country, namely the Cannes-winner I, Daniel Blake.
Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Celluloid Dreams has secured deals for Bone Tomahawk, starring Kurt Russell, and the documentary The Eagle Huntress, executive produced and narrated by Daisy Ridley.