09 March 2008

The Empire Movie Awards 2008

So after the rebuff from both the BAFTAs and Oscars, there was some atomement for one film in the UK's biggest movie awards voted for by the movie-goers themselves. Atonement won both acting categories and best British Film in this year's Empire Movie Awards.

A good list below, from what I consider to be the country's best film magazine.

Best Film - The Bourne Ultimatum
Best British Film - Atonement
Best Actor - James McAvoy (Atonement)
Best Actress - Keira Knightley (Atonement)
Best Director - David Yates (Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix)
Best Newcomer - Sam Riley (Control)
Outstanding Contribution To British Film Award - Shane Meadows
Empire Icon - Ewan MacGregor
Empire Inspiration Award - Guillermo Del Toro
Best Thriller - American Gangster
Best Comedy - Hot Fuzz
Best Soundtrack — Control
Best Horror - 28 Weeks Later
Best Sci-fi/Fantasy - Stardust
Right: Keira Knightly takes the plunge in Atonement

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