BAFTA 2022 nomination SNUBS: Olivia Colman, Kenneth Branagh and Nicole Kidman miss out

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The nominations for the 2022 British Academy Film Awards were announced, with Dune, and The Power Of The Dog battling it out with the most nods.

Yet among the list of nominees was a lack of familiar faces, with many shocked to see the likes of awards darling Olivia Colman missed off the list for The Lost Daughter while the season’s Best Director frontrunner Kenneth Branagh also failed to make the cut. 

Fan favourite tick, tick…BOOM! also failed to make the list, with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical not making it into a single category, despite it earning Andrew Garfield a  Golden Globe win and SAG nomination for Best Actor.      

BAFTA 2022 nomination SNUBS: Awards darlings Olivia Colman failed to make the cut for her latest role in The Lost Daughter,

BAFTA 2022 nomination SNUBS: Awards darlings Olivia Colman failed to make the cut for her latest role in The Lost Daughter,

Olivia – who picked up a BAFTA  two years ago for The Favourite – was not recognised for her latest role in The Lost Daughter, however co-star Jessie Buckley received a nod for Supporting Actress, and the film is also up for Adapted Screenplay.

Kenneth didn’t make it in for Best Director for his widely lauded film Belfast, although it did make it up for Best Film and Outstanding British Film. 

Kenneth wasn’t the only shock name missing from the Director list – as while Dune has led the way for nominations with 11 nods – director Denis Villeneuve wasn’t able to add to his two previous BAFTA Best Director nominations .

Missed off: Kenneth Branagh didn't make it in for Best Director for his widely lauded film Belfast, although it did make it up for Best Film and Outstanding British Film

Missed off: Kenneth Branagh didn’t make it in for Best Director for his widely lauded film Belfast, although it did make it up for Best Film and Outstanding British Film

Although there has been plenty of Oscar buzz surrounding Nicole Kidman’s work in Being The Ricardos, she was snubbed by BAFTA – with the biopic on Lucille Ball only earning nods in Original Score and Original Screenplay.   

Other high profile actors snubbed by BAFTA included The Tragedy of Macbeth co-stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

In fact, the black and white critically acclaimed Shakespeare adaptation The Tragedy of Macbeth only managed to earn a nod for Cinematography.  

Snubbed: Fan favourite tick, tick…BOOM! also failed to make the list, with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical not making a category, despite earning Andrew Garfield a Golden Globe win

Snubbed: Fan favourite tick, tick…BOOM! also failed to make the list, with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical not making a category, despite earning Andrew Garfield a Golden Globe win

Notably, Spencer – which depicts a fictional three-day period at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate when Princess Diana realises her marriage to Prince Charles is over – was also missed out.  

When nominations were announced, it was revealed that the film had missed out on any nods, leaving Kristen Stewart fans alleging that Diana’s son Prince William ‘s BAFTA presidency was to blame.

Flooding Twitter once the news was announced, film buffs noted the absence of the movie in the nods was ‘suspicious yet unsurprising’, as William and his brother Harry are said to be less than pleased with various depictions of their late mother.  

Ouch: Although there has been plenty of Oscar buzz surrounding Nicole Kidman's work in Being The Ricardos, she was snubbed by BAFTA

Ouch: Although there has been plenty of Oscar buzz surrounding Nicole Kidman’s work in Being The Ricardos, she was snubbed by BAFTA 

In recent years BAFTA, and many other film academies have come under fire for a lack of diversity in their nominations list, and ahead of this year’s ceremony, the British Academy bosses have reiterated their vow to recognise a wider range of films and actors.  

Amanda Berry, CEO of BAFTA, said: ‘Congratulations to all our nominees, whose extraordinary talent and achievements have shone through in another incredible year for film.

‘BAFTA celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, so it is a particularly special year for us and we are proud to be announcing the nominations from our recently redeveloped home at 195 Piccadilly.

‘We look forward to celebrating our nominees’ incredible talent in person when we welcome everyone to London’s Royal Albert Hall for the EE British Academy Film Awards on 13 March.’ 

Didn't make the cut: Other high profile actors snubbed by BAFTA included The Tragedy of Macbeth co-stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand

Didn’t make the cut: Other high profile actors snubbed by BAFTA included The Tragedy of Macbeth co-stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand

Krishnendu Majumdar, Chair of BAFTA, added: ‘This year’s nominations showcase a remarkable range of creative work in-front of and behind the camera. We know that by celebrating outstanding achievement today, we are inspiring future generations for years to come. 

‘Two years ago, we launched a wide-ranging review into our voting, membership and campaigning processes and I want to thank the BAFTA members and the wider industry for embracing these changes. 

‘Our goal is to level the playing field for awards entries so that more films and the true diverse range of exceptional creative talent in the UK and internationally is represented and celebrated. With 48 films nominated today, we’re delighted to be able to shine a spotlight on such phenomenal breadth of stories and performances.’

Back at her best: The nominations come after Rebel Wilson confirmed that she will host the upcoming ceremony (pictured presenting at the 2020 awards)

Back at her best: The nominations come after Rebel Wilson confirmed that she will host the upcoming ceremony (pictured presenting at the 2020 awards) 

The nominations come after Rebel Wilson confirmed that she will host the upcoming ceremony.

In a statement about the news, Rebel – who recently lost 35kg – hilariously quipped ‘I won’t be funny because I’m no longer fat’ while also joking about Prince Andrew not being able to sweat.

She wrote: ‘I am very honoured to be hosting the EE British Academy Film Awards in March, where Covid will no longer exist because it will clearly have been canceled by then. It’s going to be so much fun!

‘I don’t wanna put any pressure on this – I know I’m not going to be funny because I am no longer fat.

‘And besides, I’m not going to ‘sweat-it’ with nerves because I have a peculiar medical condition where I can’t sweat… or cause offense to people because of my adorable Australian accent.’ 

The 2022 British Academy Film Awards will be hosted at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 13th March 

‘Suspicious but unsurprising’: Spencer is SNUBBED in BAFTA nominations… leaving Kristen Stewart fans citing Prince William’s president role as reason for Diana biopic missing out

 Princess Diana biopic Spencer was snubbed in the BAFTA 2022 Film Awards. 

When nominations were announced on Thursday morning, it was revealed that the film had missed out on any nods, leaving Kristen Stewart fans alleging that Diana’s son Prince William’s BAFTA presidency was to blame. 

Flooding Twitter once the news was announced, film buffs noted the absence of the movie in the nods was ‘suspicious yet unsurprising’, as William and his brother Harry are said to be less than pleased with various depictions of their late mother. 

Shock: Princess Diana biopic Spencer was snubbed in the BAFTA 2022 Film Awards

Shock: Princess Diana biopic Spencer was snubbed in the BAFTA 2022 Film Awards

Spencer won rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival late last year yet was notably absent from the BAFTA noms, leaving fans both shocked and frustrated.  

The film depicts a fictional three-day period at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate when Diana realises her marriage to Prince Charles is over.    

William, The Duke of Cambridge, has been President of BAFTA since February 2010. His work involves working with charities within the organisation and he attends BAFTA events, including the main ceremony, in his role. 

Following news of the snub, fans took to Twitter to write: ‘I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: if the BAFTA didn’t love The Crown and Emma Corrin as Diana, then there’s no way they would love Spencer OR Stewart…

Oh dear: When nominations were announced on Thursday morning, it was revealed that the film had missed out on any nods, leaving Kristen Stewart fans alleging that Diana's son Prince William's BAFTA presidency was to blame (Prince William pictured at the awards in 2011)

Oh dear: When nominations were announced on Thursday morning, it was revealed that the film had missed out on any nods, leaving Kristen Stewart fans alleging that Diana’s son Prince William’s BAFTA presidency was to blame (Prince William pictured at the awards in 2011)

‘Not surprised by the snub at all… I guess prince William as BAFTA president is why no Spencer or Kristen . She should be up there no doubt about it and the movie…

‘Spencer shut out completely. that’s not a good look for the monarchy given who’s BAFTA president… Call me twisted, but slightly disappointed Kristen Stewart not nominated for Spencer as how memorably awkward it would’ve been if she’d won for playing BAFTA president Prince William’s mother… 

‘I find it so interesting that the crown has been acknowledged by the @BAFTA tv awards and members of the british royal family have seen it, but spencer has been completely snubbed…

Hmm... Flooding Twitter once the news was announced, film buffs noted the absence of the movie in the nods was'suspicious yet unsurprising', as William and his brother Harry are said to be less than pleased with various depictions of their late mother

Hmm… Flooding Twitter once the news was announced, film buffs noted the absence of the movie in the nods was ‘suspicious yet unsurprising’, as William and his brother Harry are said to be less than pleased with various depictions of their late mother

Moving on: Spencer won rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival late last year yet was notably absent from the BAFTA noms, leaving fans both shocked and frustrated

Moving on: Spencer won rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival late last year yet was notably absent from the BAFTA noms, leaving fans both shocked and frustrated

Shared: One Twitter user shared an image from a Google search showing his role

Shared: One Twitter user shared an image from a Google search showing his role

‘Not one nomination for #Spencer shocking but I guess given who the President of @BAFTA is not that surprising #BAFTA…

‘After watching the BAFTA nominations, my Republicanism continues to grow (honestly, with William being BAFTA president, one can’t help but find ‘Spencer’ being completely shut out of this year’s nominations more than a bit suspicious)…

‘The royals arriving at BAFTA, knowing they had everything to do with Kristen Stewart not being nominated for Spencer… Once again reminding people of the main reason why Kristen Stewart (and Spencer) didn’t get a BAFTA nomination’. 

A spokesperson for BAFTA told MailOnline: ‘Spencer featured several times on the longlists released in January, though it did not receive any nominations today…

‘The longlists and today’s nominations are the result of two rounds of voting from over 7000 BAFTA members.’

BAFTAs 2022: THE NOMINATIONS

Best Film

Belfast

Don’t Look Up

Dune

Licorice Pizza

The Power of the Dog

 

Outstanding British Film

After Love

Ali & Ava

Belfast

Boiling Point

Cyrano

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

House of Gucci

Last Night in Soho

No Time To Die

Passing

Best Film: Dune is up for the big going as well as 10 more gongs

Best Film: Dune is up for the big going as well as 10 more gongs

Leading Actress

Lady Gaga, House of Gucci

Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza

Emilia Jones, CODA

Renata Reinsve, The Worst Person in the World

Joanna Scanlan, After Love

Tessa Thompson, Passing

 

Leading Actor

Adeel Akhtar, Ali & Ava

Mahershala Ali, Swansong

Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog

Leonardo DiCaprio, Don’t Look Up

Stephen Graham, Boiling Point

Will Smith, King Richard

 

Supporting Actress

Caitríona Balfe, Belfast

Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter

Ariana DeBose, West Side Story

Ruth Negga, Passing

Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard

Ann Dowd, Mass

Leading Actress: Lady Gaga has a nod for House of Gucci

Leading Actress: Lady Gaga has a nod for House of Gucci

 Supporting Actor

Mike Faist, West Side Story

Ciarán Hinds, Belfast

Troy Kotsur, CODA

Woody Norman, C’mon C’mon

Jesse Plemons, The Power of the Dog

Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

 

Director

Aleem Khan, After Love

Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Drive My Car

Audrey Diwan, Happening

Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza

Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog

Julia Ducournau, Titane

 

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

After Love

Boiling Point

The Harder They Fall

Keyboard Fantasies

Passing

Original Screenplay: Being the Ricardos is up for the gong

Original Screenplay: Being the Ricardos is up for the gong 

 Adapted Screenplay

CODA

Drive My Car

Dune

The Lost Daughter

The Power of the Dog  

 

Original Screenplay

Being the Ricardos

Belfast

Don’t Look Up

King Richard

Licorice Pizza

EE Rising Star Award

Harris Dickinson

Millicent Simmonds

Lashana Lynch

Kodi Smit-McPhee

Ariana DeBose

EE Rising Star Award: Bond star Lashana Lynch is nominated

EE Rising Star Award: Bond star Lashana Lynch is nominated

 Cinematography

Dune

Nightmare Alley

No Time To Die

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Animated Film

Encanto

Flee

Luca

The Mitchells vs The Machines

 

Documentary

Becoming Cousteau

Cow

Flee

The Rescue

Summer of Soul (Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Costume Design: Cruella has been nominated

Costume Design: Cruella has been nominated

Film Not in the English Language

Drive My Car

The Hand of God

Parallel Mothers

Petite Maman

The Worst Person in the World

 

Costume Design

Cruella

Cyrano

Dune

The French Dispatch

Nightmare Alley

 

Make Up & Hair

Cruella

Cyrano

Dune

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

House of Gucci

Original Score: Don’t Look Up is up for a gong

Original Score: Don’t Look Up is up for a gong 

Original Score

Being The Ricardos

Don’t Look Up

Dune

The French Dispatch

The Power of the Dog

 

Editing

Belfast

Dune

Licorice Pizza

No Time To Die

Summer of Soul (Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

 

Production Design

Cyrano

Dune

The French Dispatch

Nightmare Alley

West Side Story

Sound

 

Special Visual Effects

British Short Animation

Casting

Boiling Point

Dune

The Hand of God

King Richard

West Side Story

Editing: Black and white film Belfast is nominated

Editing: Black and white film Belfast is nominated

 

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