The BAFTA Awards: Britain's top movie awards

That BAFTAs are essentially Britain's version of the Oscars—the British Academy of Film and Television arts picks the best British and international films. The awards often serve as a decent prediction of how the Oscars will turn out. Click through for the full results, and see our Oscar picks here.

Best Film: The Hurt Locker
That this beat out "Avatar" makes me wonder whether James Cameron's 3D epic was more hype than success.

Outstanding British Film: Fish Tank
We reviewed "Fish Tank" and loved it. The gritty storytelling evidently won over the BAFTA judges, too.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Again, much praise for "The Hurt Locker"—which I still haven't seen.

Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker
These wins have me convinced that "The Hurt Locker" will win big at this year's Oscars. Unless, of course, the Academy has fallen under the influence of the "Avatar" hype machine.

Adapted Screenplay: Up in the Air
Good choice! Liz thinks this will win this category the Oscars, too.

Animated Film: Up
This was the obvious choice. Our money says it will win at the Oscars.

Leading Actor: Colin Firth, A Single Man
This is a bit of a surprise pick, given how great some of the other performances were.

Leading Actress: Carey Mulligan, An Education
Again, I'm surprised to see Mulligan beat out performances in "Julia & Julia", "Coco Avant Chanel", and others.

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds
He was also our pick for Oscars, thanks to his fantastic performance as Colonel Hans Landa.

Supporting Actress: Mo'nique, Precious
Not a huge surprise, here. Mo'nique's performance has met almost universal acclaim.

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