Women make waves at UK film awards

Braless Rochelle Humes shows off her sleek figure in extreme plunging gown for hosting duties at the BAFTAs

Braless Rochelle Humes shows off her sleek figure in extreme plunging gown for hosting duties at the BAFTAs

Award season's favourite Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has inspired online activist group Avaaz's protest near Miami, Florida following the deadly shooting at a Parkland high school.

She is also one of the few actors to have the Triple Crown of Acting - Oscar for Fargo, a Tony Award for Good People and an Emmy Award for Olive Kitteridge.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing topped at the 71 British Academy Film Awards organized by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), winning five awards including Best Film. "As we've seen this year, sometimes anger is the only way to get people to listen and to change".

The BAFTA results will strengthen its chances at the Academy Awards in two weeks, against other big hitters The Shape of Water and Dunkirk - although it's worth noting that BAFTA's last three best films have not gone on to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

Rockwell, who sported a Time's Up pin on his tuxedo, spoke about why it was important to him to back the campaign for gender equality.

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Among the stars due to attend the London ceremony, typically a blend of gray skies and glamour, are Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Kristin Scott Thomas and Octavia Spencer. The Duchess of Cambridge, daughter-in-law of heir to throne and wife of Prince William, has opted however for a dark green suit that in background does not marry anyone. Daniel Kaluuya, the British star of Get Out took the rising star award.

In the past ten ceremonies, there have only been four instances in which the victor of the BAFTA Award for best film did not go on to win best picture - 2008, 2015, 2016, and 2017. "I think she's an extraordinary woman and she can wear whatever she wants to wear".

Speaking backstage at the ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on Sunday (18.02.18), Rockwell said: "This is certainly one of the greatest parts I've ever had, it compares to some stuff I've done on stage maybe".

He paid tribute to the wartime British leader, saying, "In those dark, uncertain days in 1940, he held the line for honour, for integrity and freedom for his nation and the world, so I thank you, Sir Winston".

On the BAFTA Awards red carpet, stars took a cue from celebrities at the Golden Globes and wore black in support of Time's Up, the movement that aims to improve treatment of women in entertainment and other industries.

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