Three Billboards wins big at the 2018 BAFTA Awards

A still from Park Chan-wook's

A still from Park Chan-wook’s “The Handmaiden”

Best Leading Actress victor Frances McDormand, who did not wear black, offered her support to the Time's Up movement onstage while accepting her award. The film, recipient of five of main awards, has attempted to Frances McDormand recognition as Best Actress actor, while his counterpart male fell in Gary Oldman for his incarnation of Winston Churchill in darkest instant.

McDonagh lost out on Best Director, however, to Guillermo del Toro for "The Shape of Water"; another big victor which also took home Best Production Design and Original Music.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a dark green dress with a black ribbon belt.

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Frances McDormand wore a kaleidoscope of colors to accept her best actress award, but nevertheless told the audience: "As Martin [McDonagh] said, I have a little trouble with compliance". Allison Janney was named best supporting actress for playing ice skater Tonya Harding's domineering mother in "I, Tonya". Frustrated with the lack of movement in the case, Mildred rents three billboards outside of the town, criticising the police for how they've conducted the investigation so far.

Nonetheless, she said she stood in full solidarity with her sisters and finished her acceptance speech with the words: "Power to the people".

This was such a good year for films Cornered on the red carpet by the chipper host Dermot O'Leary and asked to choose a favourite film from the past 12 months, career-conscious movie stars repeatedly froze in panic and, imagining their futures disappearing before their very eyes for having the temerity to express an actual opinion, broke out the emergency standard. "And so I did", she said as she thanked directors - the Coen Brothers, Wes Anderson and McDonagh for helping her realise "my hidden potential".

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On the red carpet, Kristin Scott Thomas, a supporting actress nominee for "Darkest Hour", praised the conversation about misconduct that has started in the entertainment industry, but said a tougher task will be "moving it from conversation to action".

They announced a fund to support women and men battling workplace abuse, modeled on the "Time's Up" movement in the U.S. Former "Harry Potter" star Watson has given the fund 1 million pounds ($1.4 million), according to its page on the Go Fund Me website. Filmmaker James Ivory, 89, took the adapted screenplay prize for "Call Me By Your Name". Daniel Kaluuya has confirmed his status as a favorite for that award - only one who decides public's vote-for his role in horror film Let me Out, a sort of fable about racist America that persists in 21st century.

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