I’m almost kind of glad BAFTA decided to honor their own by naming Firth and Mulligan Best Actor and Actress, even though I haven’t seen A Single Man yet, I felt very underwhelmed after watching Crazy Heart.
The Hurt Locker puts itself front and center coming Oscar week with this BAFTA sweep, which makes me a bit tingly inside. If only a set of much better films could have joined Hurt Locker, it would make make Bigelow’s future win a little less bittersweet.
And I’m not even mad Let the Right One in lost to A Prophet, because both are such great films.
Anyway, here are the winners…