Check out my BFI London Film Festival awards:
Best Film: Room
Best New Project Rumour: Jacques Audiard’s first English language film, a Gold Rush-era Western, starring John C Reilly, but shot in Europe.
Best Acceptance Speech: Cate Blanchett, receiving BFI Fellowship: “To my husband Andrew Upton who told me that as a woman I may only have a five-year window as a film actress, Fuck You darling, I’m still here.”
Best Toilet Encounter: Doing a wee next to Sir Ian McKellen
Best Canapes: Mini Eggs Benedict, Armani breakfast event BFI Southbank
Best Cocktail: Drambuie Rusty Nail, Opening Night Suffragette party
Best Costumes: Sandy Powell, Carol
Best Promotional Item: the mass tattooing of the audience for They Will Have To Kill Us First
Best New Young Sexy Person I Sat Next To: Anya Taylor-Joy, actress in Sutherland Award winner The Witch
Best Chaperone: Her Dad
To see the official winners of the 59th BFI London Film Festival click here.