This year’s BAFTA film nominations have been announced, with Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, Les Misérables and Life of Pi all dominating the list in 2013.
Lincoln, which stars Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, leads the way with 10 nods, followed by Les Misérables and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, which each scored nine nominations.
The biopic of the 16th US president is featured in the Best Film category at the annual film awards, as well as receiving nods for Best Actor and Best Actress, for Day-Lewis and Sally Field respectively.
Completing the Best Actor line-up are Ben Affleck, recognised for his role in Argo, Sliver Linings Playbook star Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman, who appears in this year’s film version of Les Misérables and The Master star Joaquin Phoenix.
Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Helen Mirren and Emmanuel Riva all appear alongside Field in the Best Actress category.
The latest in the James Bond series, Skyfall, has also been recognised in this year’s list with eight nods, as has Argo, which is nominated in seven categories.
The BAFTA nominations are usually a good indicator of which films will be Oscar nominated, with Lincoln expected to be the front-runner again when the this year’s nominees are announced on 10 January.
The 2013 BAFTAs – hosted by Stephen Fry – will be broadcast on BBC One from London’s Royal Opera House on Sunday 10 February.