Dark Drama leads BAFTA nominations with 11 nods
Twenty nineteen’s hit ‘Joker’ led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Tuesday.
Joker earns 11 nods at the United Kingdom’s top movie honours.
Martin Scorsese’s gangster movie The Irishman and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood followed with 10 nominations each.
Immersive World War One drama 1917 got nine nominations.
The four movies will compete against South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s darkly comic Parasite for best film at the Feb. 2 awards in London as well as for best director.
Joaquin Phoenix’s turn in Joker, where he transforms from vulnerable loner into confident villain.
Moreover, it won him a BAFTA leading actor nomination.
He will compete against Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Adam Driver for Netflix divorce drama Marriage Story.
On Monday, Actor Joaquin Phoenix has won the Golden Globe Award 2020 for the best actor in Todd Phillips comic book movie ‘Joker’.
However, Joaquin Phoenix took home one of the top prizes at the 2020 Golden Globes.
Joker nominated for four Golden Globes awards, including Best Actor, Best Director, Best Score, and Best Picture.
Furthermore, the Golden Globe victory is Phoenix’s first major Best Actor win of the 2019-20 awards season.
Phoenix has received additional Golden Globe nominations for his performances in “Gladiator,” “The Master,” “Her,” and “Inherent Vice.”
Joker directed by ‘Todd Phillips’.