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BAFTA nominations 2023 | where to watch the nominees

The nominations for this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards are in – but where can you watch them? If you are behind on the year’s biggest (and British-est) flicks, then we have the guide for you!


Awards season is really heating up now, with BAFTA revealing their nominees for the 2023 ceremony ahead of the Oscars’ announcement next Tuesday. For a full list of the awards and who’s nominated, click here, but if you’ve fallen behind on your required watching, read on for a full breakdown of where to find 2023’s best and brightest films.

 

ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT – Netflix

Nominated for: Best Film; Supporting Actor (Albrecht Schuch); Director (Edward Berger); Film Not In The English Language; Adapted Screenplay; Original Score; Casting; Cinematography; Editing; Production Design; Costume Design; Makeup & Hair; Sound; Special Visual Effects

German-language adaptation of the 1928 classic novel. When war breaks out in 1914, Paul Bäumer and his classmates quickly enlisted in the army to serve their fatherland. No sooner are they drafted than the first images from the battlefield show them the reality of war.

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN – Disney Plus

Banshees of Inisherin outside

Credit: Searchlight Pictures

Nominated for: Best Film; Leading Actor Colin Farrell); Supporting Actress (Kerry Condon); Supporting Actor (Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan); Director (Martin McDonagh); Original Screenplay; Outstanding British Film; Original Score; Editing

On a remote island off the coast of Ireland, Pádraic is devastated when his buddy Colm suddenly ends their lifelong friendship. With help from his sister and a troubled young islander, Pádraic sets out to repair the damaged relationship by any means necessary.

ELVIS – Digital and On-demand

Nominated for: Best Film; Leading Actor (Austin Butler); Casting; Cinematography; Editing; Production Design; Costume Design; Makeup & Hair; Sound

Music biopic from Baz Luhrmann. Whilst on a mission to transform the USA’s mainstream rock and roll culture, singer Elvis Presley used his fame to highlight racism.

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE – Amazon Prime Video

Nominated for: Best Film; Leading Actress (Michelle Yeoh); Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis); Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan); Director (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert); Original Screenplay; Original Score; Casting; Editing; Special Visual Effects

A Chinese immigrant gets unwillingly embroiled in an epic adventure where she must connect different versions of herself in the parallel universe to stop someone who intends to harm the multiverse.

TÁR – In Cinemas Now

Nominated for: Best Film; Leading Actress (Cate Blanchett); Director (Todd Field); Original Screenplay; Sound

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. When all elements seem to conspire against her, Lydia’s adopted daughter Petra becomes a necessary emotional support for her struggling mother.

THE WOMAN KING – Not currently available

Nominated for: Leading Actress (Viola Davis); Director (Gina Prince-Bythewood)

In the 1800s, a group of all-female warriors protects the African kingdom of Dahomey with skills and fierceness, unlike anything the world has ever seen. Faced with a new threat, Gen. Nanisca trains the next generation of recruits to fight against a foreign enemy that’s determined to destroy their way of life.

TILL – In cinemas now

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Credit: Universal Pictures

Nominated for: Leading Actress (Danielle Deadwyler)

The true story of Mamie Till-Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who was brutally lynched in 1955 while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.

BLONDE – Netflix

Nominated for: Leading Actress (Ana De Armas)

A look at the rise to fame and the epic demise of actress Marilyn Monroe, one of the biggest stars in the world.

GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE – Amazon Prime Video

Nominated for: Leading Actress (Emma Thompson); Leading Actor (Daryl McCormack); Outstanding Debut; Outstanding British Film

A widow wishes to feel the romance and excitement always missing from her life. To make up for it, she hires a young escort and creates a beautiful connection with him.

THE WHALE – In cinemas on 3 February

Nominated for: Leading Actor (Brendan Fraser); Supporting Actress (Hong Chau); Adapted Screenplay; Makeup & Hair

An obese and reclusive English teacher tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

AFTERSUN – MUBI

Nominated for: Leading Actor (Paul Mescal); Outstanding Debut; Outstanding British Film; Casting

Twenty years after their last holiday at a fading vacation resort, Sophie reflects on the rare time spent with her loving and idealistic father, Calum.

LIVING – In cinemas now

Living film

Credit: Lionsgate

Nominated for: Leading Actor (Bill Nighy); Adapted Screenplay; Outstanding British Film

A veteran civil servant receives a medical diagnosis that inspires him to move to the south coast and cram some fun into his remaining days. He meets a sunny young female colleague who seems to have the pep that had previously escaped him.

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER – In cinemas now

Nominated for: Supporting Actress (Angela Bassett)

The latest film from Marvel Studios. Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with Nakia and Everett Ross to forge a new path for their beloved kingdom.

TRIANGLE OF SADNESS – Digital and on-demand

Nominated for: Supporting Actress (Dolly De Leon); Original Screenplay; Casting

A cruise for the super-rich sinks, leaving survivors, including a fashion model celebrity couple, trapped on an island.

SHE SAID – Digital and on-demand

Nominated for: Supporting Actress (Carey Mulligan); Adapted Screenplay

The New York Times journalists Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor publish a report that exposes sexual abuse allegations against powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The shocking story also serves as a launching pad for the #MeToo movement, shattering decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault and harassment.

THE GOOD NURSE – Netflix

Nominated for: Supporting Actor (Eddie Redmayne)

Nurse Amy Loughren is shocked when Charlie Cullen, one of her colleagues, is found responsible for the murder of dozens of patients over a period of sixteen years, across two states and nine hospitals, without being charged.

EMPIRE OF LIGHT – In cinemas now

Nominated for: Supporting Actor (Michael Ward); Outstanding British Film; Cinematography

A romance develops in a beautiful old cinema on the south coast of England in the 1980s. Directed by Sam Mendes.

DECISION TO LEAVE – MUBI

Decision to Leave

Credit: MUBI

Nominated for: Director; Film Not In The English Language

A detective investigating a man’s death in the mountains ends up meeting and developing feelings for the dead man’s mysterious wife during his dogged sleuthing.

BLUE JEAN – In cinemas now

Nominated for: Outstanding Debut

A closeted PE teacher reckons with her identity while introducing stigmatising law to Thatcherite Britain.

ELECTRIC MALADY – In cinemas February

Nominated for: Outstanding Debut

An intimate window into William’s isolated world and a moving and poignant depiction of a family devoted to finding a way to save their son.

REBELLION – In cinemas on 18 March

Nominated for: Outstanding Debut

A group of ordinary people stop playing by the rules, embracing civil disobedience and sounding the alarm for climate breakdown.

ARGENTINA, 1985 – Amazon Prime Video

Nominated for: Film Not In The English Language

The true story of how a public prosecutor, a young lawyer, and their inexperienced legal team dared to prosecute the heads of Argentina’s bloody military dictatorship.

CORSAGE – In cinemas now

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Credit: Picturehouse Entertainment

Nominated for: Film Not In The English Language

Faced with a future of strict ceremonies and royal duties, Empress Elisabeth of Austria rebels against her public image and comes up with a plan to protect her legacy.

THE QUIET GIRL – BFI Player

Nominated for: Film Not In The English Language; Adapted Screenplay

A nine-year-old girl from a dysfunctional family goes to live with distant relatives for the summer. Living with a middle-aged farm couple, she discovers a new way of living.

ALL THAT BREATHES – Not currently available

Nominated for: Documentary

As legions of birds fall from New Delhi’s skies and the city smoulders with social unrest, two brothers race to save one of the casualties: a majestic black kite, a bird of prey essential to their city’s ecosystem.

ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED – In cinemas on 27 January

Nominated for: Documentary

Rare footage and intimate interviews provide insight into the life and work of renowned photographer and activist Nan Goldin.

FIRE OF LOVE – Disney Plus

Nominated for: Documentary

Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft die in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together, unravelling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing some of nature’s most explosive imagery.

MOONAGE DAYDREAM – Digital and on-demand

Nominated for: Documentary

Featuring never-before-seen footage and performances, filmmaker Brett Morgen explores David Bowie’s creative, spiritual and musical journey.

NAVALNY – Digital and on-demand

Nominated for: Documentary

Detailing the 2020 assassination attempt of Russian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Alexei Navalny, in which he was poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent.

THE FABELMANS – In cinemas on 27 January

Nominated for: Original Screenplay

Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Armed with a camera, Sammy makes his own films at home, much to the delight of his supportive mother.

BRIAN AND CHARLES – Digital and on-demand

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Credit: Focus Features

Nominated for: Outstanding British Film

Brian is a lonely inventor in rural Wales who spends his days building quirky, unconventional contraptions that seldom work. Undeterred by his lack of success, he soon attempts his biggest project.

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL – In cinemas now

Nominated for: Outstanding British Film; Makeup & Hair

Matilda lives with her brother and parents, who are unappreciative of her. She utilises her telekinetic abilities to settle the score after her principal brutally tortures her with the help of her kind-hearted teacher.

SEE HOW THEY RUN – Disney Plus

Nominated for: Outstanding British Film

In 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal crew member is murdered.

THE SWIMMERS – Netflix

Nominated for: Outstanding British Film

Two Syrian sisters flee their war-torn home in Damascus and swim for hours in choppy Mediterranean seas to reach Greece as asylum seekers before competing at the Rio Olympic Games.

THE WONDER – Netflix

Nominated for: Outstanding British Film

Set in The Irish Midlands in 1862, a young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright is brought to a tiny village to observe her.


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