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“I May Destroy You” is crowned as a winner in the television Baftas
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“I May Destroy You” is crowned as a winner in the television Baftas

"I May Destroy You" was crowned the winner of the 67th edition of the awards Bafta on British television, ahead of the favorite, “Small Ax”, by getting two of the most important recognitions: best miniseries and best actress.The true winner of the ceremony is the British woman of Ghanaian origin Michaela Coel, who won both awards for her work as the creator, director and protagonist of this dramatic comedy that recounts Arabella's struggle to recover the memories of a wild night.Look at this: "Small Ax", the favorite at the night of the Bafta television awardsThis BBC One and HBO production continued in the wake it began to draw on May 24 at the awards ceremony for the most technical categories, where it won the awards for best editing, best direction and best drama script. See th...
'Minari' Star Yuh-Jung Youn Candidly Thanks 'Very Snobbish' British People in Funny BAFTAs Speech
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'Minari' Star Yuh-Jung Youn Candidly Thanks 'Very Snobbish' British People in Funny BAFTAs Speech

Minari star Yuh-Jung Youn stole the show at Sunday's BAFTA Awards. The 73-year-old South Korean actress won the Best Supporting Actress trophy at the annual British awards, accepting her win virtually with a speech that left the crowd in stitches.  "I'm just very honored to be nominated, no not nominated. I'm the winner now," she said as the virtual audience and her fellow nominees laughed.  Youn took a somber moment to recognize the passing of Prince Philip, the former president of the awards. "I'd like to express my deep condolence for your Duke of Edinburgh," she shared.  But it was the actress' next line that caused the audience to break out in hysterics. "Every award is meaningful, but this one, especially recognized by British people known as very snobbish people and they approve me ...
Prince Philip Honored With Heartfelt Tribute at 2021 BAFTAs
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Prince Philip Honored With Heartfelt Tribute at 2021 BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts honored its first-ever president, Prince Philip, after his death on Friday. The 74th BAFTA Awards was held over two nights this year, on Saturday and Sunday.  Philip served as president of BAFTA from 1959 to 1965, with several other royals taking on the role after him, including his grandson, Prince William, who has served as its current president since 2010.  "Tonight we want to say on behalf of BAFTA that we are extremely saddened by the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Friday," host Clara Amfo said during the ceremony on Saturday. "The Duke was BAFTA's very first president over 60 years ago, and was the first in a line of royal patronages all the way through to BAFTA's current president, his grandson, the D...
Chloé Zhao Becomes Second Woman Ever to Win BAFTA Directing Award
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Chloé Zhao Becomes Second Woman Ever to Win BAFTA Directing Award

Nomadland filmmaker Chloé Zhao made history at the 74th British Academy Film Awards, becoming just the second woman ever to win Best Direction. She follows Kathryn Bigelow, who became the only female winner in the category for The Hurt Locker in 2010. Zhao is also the first Asian woman to take home the prize and the third Asian person ever to win Best Direction, following Ang Lee, who won twice for Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and Akira Kurosawa, who first won in 1981 for Kagemusha.  In her acceptance speech, Zhao thanked "the nomadic community who so generously welcomed us into their lives." "How we treat our elders says a lot about who we are as a society, and we need to do better," she added. The director also acknowledged the significance of her win for other ...
Priyanka Chopra, Phoebe Dynevor, Cynthia Erivo and More Must-See Looks From the 2021 BAFTA Awards
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Priyanka Chopra, Phoebe Dynevor, Cynthia Erivo and More Must-See Looks From the 2021 BAFTA Awards

The 2021 BAFTA Awards are here! The annual awards show, honoring the best British and foreign films of the past year, are being handed out in a two-night celebration this year.  Things kicked off with a virtual ceremony hosted by radio and TV presenter Clara Amfo on Saturday, and on Sunday, a group of celebs safely arrived at the Royal Albert Hall in London for Night 2 of the festivities, hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary.  Priyanka Chopra, Phoebe Dynevor and Cynthia Erivo were just a few of the stars to turn heads with memorable looks at the event. Chopra, who was accompanied by her husband, Nick Jonas, at the ceremony, brought some color to the carpet in designs by Pertegaz, Wolford, Christian Louboutin and Bulgari.  Ian West/PA Images via Getty ImagesDynevor, who has fans anxiou...
2021 BAFTA Awards: The Complete List of Winners
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2021 BAFTA Awards: The Complete List of Winners

The 74th British Academy Film Awards, honoring the best national and foreign films of the past year, are being handed out in a two-night celebration. On Saturday, the virtual awards were hosted by radio and TV presenter Clara Amfo with craft-centered awards announced. Sunday's virtual ceremony will be hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Amfo opened the first night by reading a tribute to Prince Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99. "On behalf of BAFTA, we are extremely saddened by the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, on Friday. The Duke was BAFTA’s very first president over 60 years ago and was the first of a line of royal patronage all the way through to BAFTA’s current president, his grandson, the Duke of Ca...