Indeed, "The Post" - which earned six Golden Globe nominations but left empty-handed - failed to score a single BAFTA nod, a surprising turn given the pedigree of Spielberg and stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks as well as the film's timely story of a fierce struggle between presidential power and press freedom.
All five best director nominees were men, and all the nominations for best film and best British film were directed by men.
"It's a really broad mix of established and emerging talent", said BAFTA CEO Amanda Berry, speaking to The Hollywood Reporter after the nominations announcement. The Shape of Water received 12 nominations on Tuesday, the most of any film, including the coveted best film award.
Gas prices steady, poised for seasonal decline
West Texas Intermediate crude settled at a four-year high above $62 a barrel last week as global supply levels tightened. AAA Northeast said gas prices are up two cents in Rhode Island and up five cents in MA .
Over at Film4, there was delight for the success of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri so soon after it emerged triumphant in L.A. on Sunday.
The British Academy Film and Television Awards (or BAFTA) released its list of nominees today and Call Me By Your Name made the list.
"The Shape of Water" is a fantastical feature about a 1960s research facility in which a janitor forms a relationship with an amphibious creature being held captive. Guillermo del Toro is nominated for both director and original screenplay, Sally Hawkins for leading actress and Octavia Spencer for supporting actress.
"Blade Runner 2049" received eight nominations, including best director for Denis Villeneuve, who is competing against Luca Guadagnino ("Call Me by Your Name), Christopher Nolan ("Dunkirk"), Mr. del Toro ("The Shape of Water") and Martin McDonagh ("Three Billboards")". Also, the Handmaiden was nominated for Film Not in the English Language. "But we consider Joe to have been behind all of the film's nominations". Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson both received nominations for supporting actor. Joanna Lumley takes over from veteran presenter Stephen Fry. Actor Stephen Fry stepped down last year after 12 years hosting the show.
Winners will be announced on February 18, two weeks before the Oscars.
Two injured in Stockholm subway station explosion
A second person was injured in the explosion, which occurred at the Varby Gard station in the south of the city. A police spokesman said a man died after picking up an object outside the Varby Gard station in Stockholm .
News' Best Online MBA Program rankings, once again achieving the highest ranking of any online MBA program in Mississippi. The MSU College of Business' Distance MBA program remains one of the best in the country at No. 22 in U.S.
The duo were tied together in way where their backs were facing each other and they had to pick the flags and put in other pot. Puneesh Sharma started his speech talking about the struggle of a commoner in Bigg Boss 11 than that of a celebrity.
Experts say they think the multi-billion dollar business now legal in some form in a majority of states is too large to bust. Coos County Sherriff Craig Zanni said, "This is now a federal issue related to a change of federal prosecutor's directives".
Confirming the worst-kept secret in sports, the Oakland Raiders announced Saturday that Jon Gruden will be their next head coach. The Raiders fired Jack Del Rio after the team went 6-10 following a season in which they made the playoffs with a record of 12-4.
After years of brainstorming - Google finally has had the genius idea of unifying both these platforms under a single brand. A recent survey of more than 1,000 Fandango users revealed that 81% of consumers use some sort of digital payment service.
Even for players who weren't on the team's last injury report , the bye week carried plenty of value. "He was my hero". Perhaps someone should take that broom and whack Payton over the head with it after he almost cost his team the game.
Meanwhile, Lalu's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the trial court's decision will be challenged in the high court . The court had, however, acquitted six others including former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra in the case.
The versatile actress Anushka Sharma recently tied to knot to Indian skipper Virat Kohli in a hush-hush ceremony in Italy. Those who are trolling Anushka over this have no idea maybe that a year ago Virat hit centuries after centuries.
Completed in 1983, the 58-storey tower contains offices, restaurants, a hotel and Trump's private residence. It took about an hour to extinguish the blaze at the high-rise building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Reliance Jio Happy New Year 2018 offers
If we look at prepaid plans in price-range of Rs 450 to Rs 500, rivals Vodafone and Airtel have several offers as well. Now, Airtel has revised the plan to add seven more days' validity and offer 1GB data per day for 91 days .
Packers officially announce Brian Gutekunst as new GM
Green Bay also lost offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett, quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt and receivers coach Luke Getsy. Gutekunst has been with the organization for almost two decades after being hired in 1998 by Hall of Famer Ron Wolf.
USA fails to get UNSC action on Iranian protests
France's ambassador to the United Nations told the meeting that recent protests in Iran do not threaten global peace and security. At Friday rallies in Iran , pro-government demonstrators chanted "Death to America" and "Death to Israel".
Barkley to have Chelsea medical today
Eden Hazard , who was likely to be rested anyway, is a doubt after being kicked on the calf in Wednesday's draw at Arsenal. I think that this could be positive because English players understand this league because they grow up in this league.