HOLR breaks down BAFTA highlights including big wins for Oppenheimer and Poor Things. Keep reading to find out more!

BAFTAS 2024 Fashion Emma Stone Gillian Anderson

All eyes were on the Royal Festival Hall in London for the BAFTA Awards. Hosted by David Tennant, the awards ceremony saw big wins for the films Oppenheimer and Poor Things.

Starting with the red carpet, many were impressed by the men‘s and women‘s outfits. Emma Stone and Lily Collins both had their take on the puffy sleeves trend. Oppenheimer’s Florence Pugh rocked a silver corset over a black gown. Gillian Anderson turned heads in a backless velvet green gown.

BAFTAS 2024 Fashion Emma Stone Gillian Anderson

Cillian Murphy and Bradley Cooper rocked the long suit jacket trend for the men, while Andrew Scott and Himesh Patel turned heads in colored suits. The latter sported a green suit jacket.

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Ending the night with 8 awards, Oppenheimer took home most of the night’s statues including Best Lead Actor (Cillian Murphy), Best Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), and Best Director (Christopher Nolan).

Upon collecting the award, Murphy received a standing ovation. He thanked his fellow nominees, explaining the reason why he loves movies is that “we have a space to celebrate and interrogate and investigate that complexity [in a character like Oppenheimer].”

Poor Things’ Emma Stone beat out Margot Robbie for Best Lead Actress, while the film took home awards for Best Costume Design, Makeup & Hair, and Special Visual Effects.

BAFTA Rising Star Mia McKenna-Bruce

Another major award from the BAFTAs is the EE Rising Star Award. Kent actress Mia McKenna-Bruce gave a touching acceptance speech, thanking her parents for supporting and believing in her. “I can’t ever repay you, but maybe this is a start.”

BAFTA Rising Star Mia McKenna-Bruce

McKenna-Bruce received the award for her role as Tara in the film How to Have Sex, described as a coming-of-age story about three teenage girls grappling with sexual desire during a summer holiday.

What was your favorite BAFTA moment?

Published by HOLR Magazine.

Image Credit: @gilliana, @mia_mbruce