The BAFTAs Applaud “The King’s Speech”

Unsurprisingly, “The King’s Speech” scored seven major awards at the British Academy Film Awards last night, taking home both Best Film and Best British Film.

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham-Carter all won awards for their acting roles while Alexandre Desplat’s score and David Seidler’s original screenplay also took honors.

It wasn’t a clean sweep though with “The Social Network” scoring three nods including Best Director for David Fincher, Best Adapted Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin, and Best Editing. Natalie Portman took home Best Actress for “Black Swan”.

“Toy Story 3” won Best Animated Film, “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” landed Best Foreign Film, and Chris Morris scored the ‘Outstanding Debut’ award for his comedy “Four Lions”.

“Inception” nabbed Best Sound, Best Production Design and Special Visual Effects, “True Grit” won Best cinematography and “Alice In Wonderland” nabbed Best Hair/Make Up and Best Costumes.