Tom Holland | Spider-Man: No Way Home nominated for National Film Awards UK gong


‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is up for Best International Film at the 8th annual National Film Awards in the UK.

The superhero blockbuster, which stars Tom Holland and Zendaya, has been recognized by the National Film Academy in the nominations ceremony which will take place in London on July 4.

‘No Time To Die’, ‘I Care A Lot’, ‘Quote’, ‘The Harder They Fall’, ‘Don’t Look Up’, ‘Spencer’, ‘King Richard’ and ‘People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan’ have also made the academy’s shortlist for gong.

Jude Law’s performance as Albus Dumbledore in ‘Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets’ earned him a Best Actor nomination.

The other nominees are Riz Ahmed (‘Encounter’), Ben Whishaw (‘Surge’), Sir Michael Caine (‘Twist’), Chiwetel Ejiofor (‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’), Neil Maskell (‘Bull’) and Stephen Merchant (“The Outlaws”).

Dame Judi Dench’s portrayal of Granny in ‘Belfast’ sees her leading the Best Actress nominees. The shortlist also includes Anne Hathaway (“Locked Down”), Billie Piper (“Rare Beasts”), Rosamund Pike (“I Care A Lot”), Kate Beckinsale (“Jolt”), Samantha Morton (“Save The Cinema”) ), Anjana Vasan (‘We Are Lady Parts’) and Thandiwe Newton (‘God’s Country’).

An abridged list of nominees for the National Film Awards UK 2022:

Best Actress:

Judi Dench (Belfast)

Anne Hathaway (locked up)

Billie Piper (Rare Beasts)

Rosamund Pike (I Care a Lot)

Kate Beckinsale (shock)

Samantha Morton (Saving the Cinema)

Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)

Thandiwe Newton (Country of God)

Best actor:

Jude Law (Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets)

Riz Ahmed (Dating)

Ben Wishaw (Surge)

Michael Caine (Twist)

Bukky Bakray (Rocks)

Chiwetel Ejiofor (The Man Who Fell to Earth)

Neil Maskell (Bull)

Stephen Merchant (The Outlaws)

Best Newcomer:

Charlie Shotwell (The Nest)

Amélie Bea Smith (Hollington Drive)

Fflyn Edwards (Save the Cinema)

Lauryn Ajufo (boiling point)

Temiloluwa Otedola (Quote)

Olive Tennant (Belfast)

Freddie Spry (Spencer)

Han So-hee (my name)

Bukky Bakray (Rocks)

Best Supporting Actor:

Richard Ayoade (The Memory -Part II)

Ray Panthaki (boiling point)

Tom Felton (Save the Cinema)

Matt Smith (Last Night in Soho)

Matthew Horne (The Nah Movie)

Kodi Smith McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Ciaran Hinds (Belfast)

Best Supporting Actress:

Nathalie Richard (After Love)

Tilda Swinton (The Remembrance – Part II)

Lashana Lynch (No Time To Die)

Susan Wokoma (Saving Cinema)

Lauryn Ajufo (boiling point)

Helen Mirren (The Duke)

Best drama:


After Love

The power of the dog

save the cinema

Boiling point


Best Thriller:



Last night in Soho


In the ground

Zebra girl

Best action in a movie/series:


no time to die

Boy Top

Around the world in 80 days


Anatomy of a Scandal

squid game

Best independent film:

BLOND. Purple

A bird has flown away

a violent man

Ali and Ava

Boiling point


Roise and Frank

The Prototype

Best Screenplay:

Clio BarnardAli and Ava

Aleem Khan (After Love)

Jeymes Samuel and Boaz Yakin (The More They Fall)

Stephen Brown, Marcelo Grion, Stephen Karandy (The Prototype)

Catherine Tate and Brett Goldstein (The Nah Movie)

Richard Bean and Clive Coleman (The Duke)

Zach Baylin (King Richard)

Best British Film:

Last night in Soho

Ali and Ava



The nest


Six minutes to midnight

Best Comedy:

Last train for Christmas

We are Lady Parts

Nan movie

The Duke

People do nothing: big in Japan

Santa Claus is back

Outstanding performance:

Jude Hill (Belfast)

Charlie Shotwell (The Nest)

Billie Piper (Rare Beasts)

Lashana Lynch (No Time To Die)

Lauryn Ajufo (boiling point)

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)

Jamie Dornan (Belfast)

Temiloluwa Otedola (Quote)

Craig Fairbrass (A Violent Man)

Best feature film:


After Love




The father


Last night in Soho

Best Director:

Sean Durkin (The Nest)

Ben Sharrock (Limbo)

Martin Owen (Twist)

Sarah Townsend (Six Minutes to Midnight)

Billie Piper (Rare Beasts)

Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)

Best Producer:

Ronan Bennett (Best Boy)

Claire Jones; Tim Sealey (People Just Do North: Fat in Japan)

Michael G. Wilson Barbara Broccoli (No Time To Die)

Matthieu de Braconier and Gabrielle Dumon (After Love)

Nira Park, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner Edgar Wright (Last Night in Soho)

Best International Film:

Spider-Man: No Coming Home

no time to die

I care a lot


The more they fall

Don’t look up


King Richard

People do nothing: big in Japan

Overall contribution to cinema:

Anthony Hopkins (The Father)

Jim Broadbent (The Duke)

John Cleese (Santa Claus is back)

Colin Firth (Operation Ground Meat)

Kate Winslet (Ammonite)


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