Winning best film and three other prizes, "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" was first among equals at the British Academy Film Awards Sunday in London.
Peter Bart: The Back Lot
Academy voters be warned: Don't just toss those screeners into the trash until you've destroyed them.
Presenters and participants got together at the Directos Guild Awards. Attendees included all of the nommed directors and other Oscar-nommed personnel including Patricia Clarkson and Naomi Watts.
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FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) Walter Murch “Cold Mountain,” fifth nom Jamie Selkirk “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” first nom Lee Smith “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World,”…