Arts Feb 02

Sam Mendes with his Best Film Bafta award for 1917 alongside Alison Balsom attending the after show party for the 73rd British Academy Film Awards.
World War I epic ‘1917’ is big winner at British Academy Awards

Sam Mendes’ drama about one of the most devastating conflicts in British history bested hotly tipped American contenders including “Joker” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” at a London event that was overshadowed by criticism of the nominees’…

Arts Jan 07

Joaquin Phoenix attends the premiere for the film "Joker" in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
‘Joker’ tops nominations for British Academy film awards

The film "Joker" has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced Tuesday. The movie about the origins of the comic book villain received 11 BAFTA nominations including best film, best actor for Joaquin Phoenix and best director.