Lincoln leads the Bafta race

STEVEN SPIELBERG'S biopic Lincoln leads the field after the Bafta nominations which saw nods for Bond stars Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem.

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Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln
Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis is nominated as Best Actor for his performance in the film's title role as the US president who led his country through the civil war and ended slavery.

The film picked up 10 nominations in total, with nine each for Les Miserables and Life of Pi.

Bardem's performance as Bond villain Raoul Silva in Skyfall has been recognised with a nomination for Supporting Actor along with Day-Lewis's Lincoln co-star Tommy Lee Jones, Alan Arkin, Christoph Waltz and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

His Bond co-star, Dame Judi Dench, is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as spy master M in the same film, which has eight nominations.

She faces competition from Anne Hathaway who is nominated for her role in the big screen version of Les Miserables.

Also nominated are Amy Adams for The Master, Helen Hunt for The Sessions and another of Lincoln's stars – Sally Field who plays the president's wife.

Dame Helen Mirren is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Hitchcock – playing the film-maker's wife.

ALL THE NOMINATIONS:

Best Film

Argo

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty

Outstanding British Film

Anna Karenina

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Les Miserables

Seven Psychopaths

Skyfall

Best Director

Michael Haneke – Amour

Ben Affleck – Argo

Quentin Tarantino – Django Unchained

Ang Lee – Life of Pi

Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Leading Actor

Ben Affleck – Argo

Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln

Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables

Joaquin Phoenix – The Master

Leading Actress

Emmanuelle Riva – Amour

Helen Mirren – Hitchcock

Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook

Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty

Marion Cotillard – Rust And Bone

Supporting Actor

Alan Arkin – Argo

Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained

Javier Bardem – Skyfall

Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master

Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln

Supporting Actress

Amy Adams – The Master

Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables

Helen Hunt – The Sessions

Judi Dench – Skyfall

Sally Field – Lincoln

Original Screenplay

Michael Haneke – Amour

Quentin Tarantino – Django Unchained

Paul Thomas Anderson – The Master

Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola – Moonrise Kingdom

Mark Boal – Zero Dark Thirty

Adapted Screenplay

Chris Terrio – Argo

Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin – Beasts of the Southern Wild

David Magee – Life of Pi

Tony Kushner – Lincoln

David O Russell – Silver Linings Playbook

Animated Film

Brave

Frankenweenie

Paranorman

Original Music

Anna Karenina

Argo

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Bart Layton, Dimitro Doganis - The Imposter

David Morris, Jacqui Morris - McCullin

Dexter Fletcher, Danny King - Wild Bill

James Bobin - The Muppets

Tina Gharavi - I Am Nasrine

Film Not in the English Language

Amour

Headhunters

The Hunt

Rust And Bone

Untouchable

Documentary

The Imposter

Marley

McCullin

Searching For Sugar Man

West Of Memphis

Cinematography

Anna Karenina

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Editing

Argo

Django Unchained

Life Of Pi

Skyfall

Zero Dark Thirty

Production Design

Anna Karenina

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Costume Design

Anna Karenina

Great Expectations

Les Miserables

Lincoln

Snow White And The Huntsman

Make-up and Hair

Anna Karenina

Hitchcock

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Miserables

Lincoln

Sound

Django Unchained

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Skyfall

Special Visual Effects

The Dark Night Rises

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Life Of Pi

Marvel Avengers Assemble

Prometheus

Short Animation

Here To Fall

I'm Fine Thanks

The Making Of Longbird

Short Film

The Curse

Good Night

Swimmer

Tumult

The Voorman Problem

THE EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)

Elizabeth Olsen

Andrea Riseborough

Suraj Sharma

Juno Temple

Alicia Vikander

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