After BAFTAs, is ‘Promising Young Woman’ now the biggest threat to ‘Nomadland’ for Best Picture Oscar?

After BAFTAs, is ‘Promising Young Woman’ now the biggest threat to ‘Nomadland’ for Best Picture Oscar?
Nomadland” led the BAFTA Awards with four wins including Best Picture, Best Director (Chloe Zhao), and Best Actress (Frances McDormand), solidifying it as the Oscar front-runner for Best Picture (though the BAFTAs have been kind of a jinx in recent years). But the way the rest of the awards turned out, I think “Promising Young Woman” could credibly be the industry’s number-two choice, which could make it a threat at the Oscars.

Emerald Fennell‘s “Promising Young Woman” script won Best Original Screenplay at the BAFTAs, just like it did at the Writers Guild Awards. In both cases it beat “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” while “Minari” wasn’t nominated at either event. Then “Promising” won Best British Film, defeating two fellow BAFTA nominees for Best Picture (“The Father” and “The Mauritanian”) as well as the film tied with “Nomadland” for the most nominations (“Rocks”). So there’s
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