So the nominations have been announced, and you guessed it LotR is up there for 12 awards (although Cold Mountain is up for 13) and bound to get some of them.

Best film
Big Fish
Cold Mountain
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lost in Translation
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Best British film
(Alexander Korda award for the outstanding British film of the year)
Cold Mountain
Girl with a Pearl Earring
In This World
Love Actually
Touching the Void

Best director
Tim Burton – Big Fish
Anthony Minghella – Cold Mountain
Peter Jackson – The Return of the King
Sofia Coppola – Lost in Translation
Peter Weir – Master and Commander

Best actor in a leading role
Benicio Del Toro – 21 Grams
Bill Murray – Lost in Translation
Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Jude Law – Cold Mountain
Sean Penn – Mystic River
Sean Penn – 21 Grams

Best actress in a leading role
Anne Reid – The Mother
Naomi Watts – 21 Grams
Scarlett Johansson – Girl with a Pearl Earring
Scarlett Johansson – Lost in Translation
Uma Thurman – Kill Bill Vol. 1

Best actor in a supporting role
Albert Finney – Big Fish
Bill Nighy – Love Actually
Sir Ian McKellen – The Return of the King
Paul Bettany – Master and Commander
Tim Robbins – Mystic River

Best actress in a supporting role
Emma Thompson – Love Actually
Holly Hunter – Thirteen
Judy Parfitt – Girl with a Pearl Earring
Laura Linney – Mystic River
Renee Zellweger – Cold Mountain

Original screenplay
21 Grams
The Barbarian Invasions
Finding Nemo
Lost in Translation
The Station Agent

Adapted screenplay
Big Fish
Cold Mountain
Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Return of the King
Mystic River

…but hey, what do I know?!!