The film industry gathers for another self-congratulatory schmooze tonight, when the British Academy Film Awards (Baftas) dishes out prizes for the year’s finest achievements in cinema. Follow the ceremony with our live blog as films Lincoln, Argo and Skyfall and actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence all vie for awards.
Stephen Fry will host proceedings, with Lincoln leading the nominations with 10 nods, closely followed by Les Miserables and Life Of Pi with nine and Skyfall with eight.
The British spy franchise will be hoping to finally achieve some mainstream award success having been largely overlooked for most of its 50-year history.
It has been recognised in the Outstanding British Film category, which is Bafta for You Can’t Compete With The Major American Movies, But Here’s A Spare Trophy We Found Out Back.
Dame Helen Mirren, Hugh Jackman, Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence are among the actors who…
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