'Roma' wins Best Film at UK's BAFTA awards

Bafta film awards nominations in full

Bafta film awards nominations in full

There was a standing ovation for the star as she came on stage to pick up her award from Gary Oldman.

Hollywood's best and brightest are once again making the trip across the pond for this year's annual BAFTA Awards in London.

Rami Malek was named Best Actor for his performance in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody and Mahershala Ali won the statuette for his work in the USA civil rights-era road movie Green Book. Her co-star Rachel Weisz scooped the Supporting Actress prize, an award for which fellow "The Favourite" star Emma Stone was also nominated.

Olivia Colman, who portrays Britain's 18th century Queen Anne in The Favourite, won the Leading Actress category, a victory that had been expected by many.

United States actor Rami Malek poses with the award for a Leading Actor for his work on the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the BAFTA at the Royal Albert Hall in London, February 10, 2019.

The film is nominated for six Oscars as well as outstanding film at the GLAAD Media awards, which honour the best representations of the LGBT community in film and television.

Elsewhere, Roma, Alfonso Cuaron's black-and-white film about his childhood in Mexico City, was named best film and best film not in the English language, while he was also named best director and cinematographer.

"We're having an wonderful night aren't we".

"As far as I'm concerned, all three of us are the same and should be the lead.This is for all three of us".

British actress Olivia Colman poses with the award for a Leading Actress for her work on the film "The Favourite" at the BAFTA at the Royal Albert Hall in London, February 10, 2019. Colman said. "We're going to get so pissed (drunk) later".

Bradley Cooper picked up the Original Music prize for A Star Is Born, while Adapted Screenplay went to Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman.

Other winners included Rami Malek who took Best Actor for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Mahershala Ali who was named Best Supporting Actor for his part in "Green Book".

In his acceptance speech, Malek thanked the late Queen's frontman as "the greatest outsider of them all". The Duke of Cambridge as President of BAFTA presented the Fellowship of the Academy, its most prestigious honour, to film editor Thelma Schoonmaker.