‘Joker’ heads a Bafta in the bonus controversy to the diversity


Joker will land this Sunday as the favorite in the 73 edition of the awards british film Bafta. The tape of Todd Phillips has no less than eleven nominations, followed closely other productions as The irish, Martin Scorsese, and Once upon a time… in Hollywood, Tarantino, with ten nominations each, and 1917Sam Mendes, and Jojo Rabbitfrom Taika Waititi, who choose, respectively, nine and six awards

Phillips will compete also for the golden mask for best film along with The irish of Scorsese and Once upon a time… in Hollywood Tarantino, in a duel that will be repeated within a week at the gala of the Oscars, where the three of them will return to see the faces to make off with the statuette for best film. On this occasion, the three films will have to measure forces in addition to with Parasites, the acclaimed black comedy from south Korean Bong Joon-ho, and 1917, the ribbon of the war of the English director Sam Mendes, who already surprised a month ago at the Golden Globes, where it took the awards for best tape drama and best director.

For the moment, the only prize secured of this 73 edition will be the Bafta honor that you will receive Andy Serkis

The Royal Albert Hall reach will also feature Spanish presence of the hand of Pedro Almodóvarwith the film’s autobiographical Pain and Gloryand with the animated film Klaus. The first will compete in the nomination for Best foreign-language film, which also The farewell, Lulu Wang; For Samaof Waad al-Kateab; Parasites, Bong Joon-ho; and Portrait of a woman in flamesby Céline Sciamma. The manchego has already won three masks gold within this same category in previous editions: The skin I live in (2012), Talk to her (2003) and All about my mother (2000). For his part, Klaus, Sergio Pablos, will choose the prize for the Best animation film award to which they also aspire Frozen 2, Granjaguedon: the Return of Shaun the sheep and Toy Story 4.

The Royal Albert Hall arrive will also feature Spanish presence of the hand of Pedro Almodóvar, with the film’s autobiographical ‘Pain and Glory’, and with the animation film ‘Klaus’

The organization of the Bafta awards -delivered a month after the Golden Globes, and considered the prelude to the Oscars– has received harsh criticism from within and outside the sector in the face of this lack of diversity, which has also been extended to the interpretative categories, where you do not figure any person who is not white. More racial diversity and gender was among the nominees in the category of ” best interpreter of revelation, in which he spelled out Awkwafina (The Farewell), Kelvin Harrison (Waves), Michael Ward (Blue story), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart) and Jack Lowden (Fighting with my Family).

For his part, Sam Mendes party favorite in the section for best british film by the exercise of technical skill which makes in 1917a story that was born from the stories of his grandfather, Alfred Hubert Mendes, on the First World War, while Diego Maradona, Apollo 11, American factory, For Sama and The great hack competing in the category of best documentary.

For the moment, the only prize secured of this 73 edition will be the Bafta honor that you will receive Andy Serkis, director and british actor recognized for playing Gollum in the trilogies gained The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The gala, presented by the irish Graham Nortonwill be held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, site common since 2017, when it moved from the Royal Opera House, in london’s West End.