British Academy Film Awards 2023 - Ones To Watch

13th February 2023

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Our top picks for the upcoming 2023 EE British Academy Film Awards, which honours best national and foreign films of 2022.

The 76th British Academy Film Awards, also known as the BAFTAs, will be held on the 19th February 2023. The event takes place at the Royal Festival Hall in London, and will be hosted by actor Richard E. Grant.

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The Banshees of Inisherin

Director: Martin McDonagh

Nominated for: Best film, Outstanding British film (Winner), Leading actor, Supporting actress (Winner), Supporting actor (x2) (Winner), Director, Original screenplay (Winner), Original score and Editing

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Barry Keoghan

Synopsis: Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves

Nominated for: Cinematography, Production design, Make-up and hair and Special visual effects

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright

Synopsis: When a sadistic serial killer begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.


Director: Charlotte Wells

Nominated for: Outstanding British film, Leading actor, Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer (Winner)

Starring: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall

Synopsis: Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn't.

The Whale

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Nominated for: Leading actor, Supporting actress, Adapted screenplay and Make-up and hair

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Ty Simpkins

Synopsis: A reclusive, morbidly obese English teacher attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter.

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Director: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

Nominated for: Best film, Leading actress, Supporting actress, Supporting actor, Director, Original screenplay, Original score, Casting, Editing and Special visual effects (Winner)

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis

Synopsis: A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.