The past was en vogue in various forms at the Baftas last night as Brooklyn, set in the 1950s, was named best British film, Kate Winslet won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Steve Jobs, the biopic about the Apple founder, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega won the Rising Star award on the back of his turn in a film set “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”.
With awards season looming, actors, actresses, and directors all across tinsel town are busy buying ball gowns, dry-cleaning tuxedos, and practising the humblest of acceptance speeches. The hotly anticipated Golden Globes take place tomorrow, while Oscar nominations will be announced on Thursday. As two of the highest accolades associated with the movie industry, any film that makes the shortlist for either should be at the top of your must-watch list. To help you along,compiled our Magnificent Seven — a selection of films tipped for Golden Globes and Oscars glory
(12A) opens 30 years on from the events of Return of the Jedi (1983), with the rebels, led by General Leia (Carrie Fisher), hard-pressed by the evil First Order, led by Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis), Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson).