The 78th Oscar nominations have been announced and Britain has a sizeable stake in the outcomes.
Dame Judi Dench for Mrs Henderson Presents and Kiera Knightley for Pride and Prejudice go head to head for Best Actress. Rachel Wiesz is nominated as Best Supporting Actress for The Constant Gardener.
Match Point, the BBC co-production shot in London and one of the few Woody Allen films ever made outside of New York, is nominated for Best Original Screenplay. Steve Box and Nick Park have got Best Animated feature for Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
There was another nice Brit surprise to come, missed by many of the usual news outlets which regularly fail to notice short films and short animations. Netribution does not follow their example.....