As predicted by the Miami Acting Examiner and pretty much anyone who’s been paying attention to award show season, Ben Affleck and Argo ruled the BAFTAs tonight. Affleck took home yet another Best Director Award and Argo won Best Film at the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Opera House in London, England on February 10, 2013. In other non-shocking news, Affleck did lose to Daniel Day-Lewis in the Best Actor category.
The night started out with a bit of fun. Host and V for Vendetta actor, Stephen Fry continued his second year tradition of having the hottest star of the night blow a kiss at the camera. Last year Brad Pitt had that honor and this year Jennifer Lawrence, a woman half his age at 22, did the deed.
Skyfall made history as the first ever Bond film in its 51-year existence to win a BAFTA award beating out heavy favorite Les Misérables in the Outstanding British Film Category. Daniel Craig was not there to accept the award but the director and producers were.
Helen Mirren turned heads despite losing to Emannuelle Riva in the Leading Actress category, by defying her age and sporting a pink pixie haircut. She wore flowing white dress that was beautifully swept up by the wind as she twirled around. She clearly didn't need to win an award since she was already the bell of the ball.
Her fellow Leading Actress nominee, Marion Cotillard shined in a canary yellow dress with a see-through cut-out just below the leg while singer, Paloma Faith, brought the drama with her wild bouffant hairstyle.
To see the other fashions and winners of the night click on the slideshow. Scroll down for the complete list of winners.
Best Adapted Screenplay in 2013
Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell
Make-Up and Hair in 2013
Les Misérables, Lisa Westcott
Animated Film in 2013
Brave, Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
Original Film Music in 2013
SkyFall, Thomas Newton
Cinematography in 2013
Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda
Original Screenplay in 2013
Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino
Costume in 2013
Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
Outstanding British Contribution To Cinema in 2013
Documentary in 2013
Searching For Sugar Man
Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer in 2013
The Imposter, Bart Layton and Dimitri Doganas
EE Rising Star in 2013
Production Design in 2013
Les Misérables, Eve Stewart and Anna Lynch-Robinson
Film Editing in 2013
Argo, William Goldenberg
Short Animation in 2013
The Making of Longbird, Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson
Fellowship in 2013
Sir Alan Parker
Short Film in 2013
Swimmer, Lynn Ramsey, Peter Carlton and Diramid Scrimshaw
Film Not In The English Language 2013
Amour, Michael Haneke and Margaret Ménégoz
Sound in 2013
Les Misérables, Simon Hayes, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson, Jonathan Allen, Lee Walpole and John Warhurst
Special Visual Effects in 2013
Life of Pi, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer, Donald R. Elliot
Supporting Actress in 2013
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
Supporting Actor in 2013
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Leading Actress in 2013
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Leading Actor in 2013
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Director in 2013
Ben Affleck, Argo
Outstanding British Film in 2013
Film in 2013
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