The most important day in the industry is almost upon us, and BAFTA’s Best Screenplay nominations have been announced. These are the products considered to have the best story, and you can see them all now:
Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is now available on Blu-ray from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, Michel Litvak, and David Lancaster’s Whiplash is now playing.
Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler hasn’t been released.
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. and Armando Bo’s Birdman is now playing.
Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood is now playing.
Jason Hall’s American Sniper is now playing.
Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is now available on Blu-ray from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (“Worth buying” – Jeremy Jahns)
Paul King and Hamish McColl’s Paddington is now playing.
Anthony McCarten‘s The Theory of Everything is now playing.
Graham Moore’s The Imitation Game is now playing.
The 68th British Academy Film Awards will be simulcast on 2nd February on BBC One and BBC Three.
2014’s winners were Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell’s American Hustle for Best Original Screenplay and Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope’s Philomena for Best Adapted Screenplay.