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The BAFTAs kicked off the awards season with a bang last night – here's our roundup of who won what.  

And we've a brilliant new talk topic too – the Mumsnet Film Club is the place to be if you're a film critic manquée (or just like looking at the lovely dresses). 

Best Film - Boyhood

 screen still from boyhood

Richard Linklater's ambitious coming-of-age drama, filmed over twelve years with the same actors, picked up the big award of the night. 'Have just finished watching it. Abso-bloody-lutely fantastic.' – Wordsmith

Best Actress - Julianne Moore

 Julianne Moore in Still Alice

Awarded for her performance in Still Alice as a woman who suffers from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. 'Julianne Moore is every bit as good as the critics claim.' – echt

Best Actor - Eddie Redmayne

 Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything 

Eddie triumphed with his performance in The Theory of Everything as celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking. 'Eddie Redmayne is absolutely stunning. I highly recommend.' – RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie

Best Director - Richard Linklater

 boyhood still

The American director won the award for Boyhood - an film about growing up, family and human relationships. 'Beautiful, understated film.' – ArsenicFaceCream

Best Animation - The Lego Movie

Lego Movie still batman

Featuring the voices of Will Farrell and Chris Pratt, this minifigure marvel scooped the animation award. 'I loved it! You WILL be singing Everything is Awesome for the rest of your life though.' - SoonToBeMrsB

Rising Star - Jack O'Connell

 Jack O'Connell head shot

The This Is England and Skins star has well and truly made his mark on cinema with Angelina Jolie's Unbroken and the prison drama Starred Up. Jack was given the only award that's voted for by the public.

Outstanding British Film - The Theory of Everything

Still From The Theory Of Everything

The Stephen Hawking biopic starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones picked up the award for home-grown talent. 'Fantastic film. Go and see it!' - gonegrey56

The Dresses! What did you think?


celebrities in dresses on red carpet 

The BAFTAs: an excellent excuse to rock a fancy frock, if ever there was one. Which would you have swanned up in, given half the chance?