By Scott Feinberg
The Hollywood Reporter
The 67th BAFTA Awards, one of the last major awards ceremonies before the Academy Awards, took place Sunday night in London — and the results were all over the place. Among other things: 12 Years a Slave‘s lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and Captain Phillips‘ supporting actor Barkhad Abdi now have awards on their shelves, American Hustle‘s supporting actress Jennifer Lawrence and original screenplay are back in the winners’ circle after recent cold streaks, and Blue Jasmine‘s lead actress Cate Blanchett and Gravity‘s director Alfonso Cuaron continue their unbeaten streaks — but 12 Years, after a poor showing for most of the night, finished things with a bang, winning best film.
But, in terms of anticipating what will happen at the Oscars, does any of this mean anything? Yes and no.
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