It’s that time of year again. It’s been a weird year for everyone but there have been some great films released.

Best Film
Birds of Prey
The King of Staten Island
Bad Education
Calm With Horses
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Eternal Beauty 
Farewell Amor
Judas and the Black Messiah 
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Best Director
Andrew Patterson – The Vast of Night
Christopher Nolan – Tenet
Ciro Guerra – Waiting for the Barbarians
Mark Jenkin – Bait
David Fincher – Mank
Aaron Sorkin – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Johannes Nyholm – Koko-Di Koko-Da
Gerard Johnson – Muscle
Best Lead Actor
Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal
Ben Affleck – The Way Back
Cosmo Jarvis – Calm With Horses 
Mark Rylance – Waiting for the Barbarians
Paul Bettany – Uncle Frank
David Thewlis – Eternal Beauty 
Jake Ryan – Savage
Ralph Fiennes – The Dig
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Adarsh Gourav – White Tiger
Riz Ahmed – Mogul Mowgli
Colin Firth – Supernova
Steven Yeun – Minari
Best Actress
Elisabeth Moss – The Invisible Man
Felicity Huffman – Tammy’s Always Dying
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Downhill
Julia Garner – The Assistant
Lesley Manville – Ordinary love
Sally Hawkins – Eternal Beauty
Annette Bening – Hope Gap
Frances McDormand – Nomadland
Morfydd Clark – Saint Maud
Clare Dunne – Herself
Sidney Flanigan – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Bukky Bakray – Rocks
Sydney Sweeney – Nocturne
Tsai Chin – Lucky Grandma
Kate Winslet – Ammonite
Best Supporting Actor
Samuel L. Jackson  – The Banker
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Craig Fairbrass – Muscle
LaKeith Stanfield – Judas and the Black Messiah
Edward Rowe – Bait
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine – Farewell Amor
Patrick Schwarzenegger – Daniel Isn’t Real
Best Supporting Actress
Essie Davis – True History of the Kelly Gang
Anastasia Phillips – Tammy’s Always Dying
Helena Zengel – News of the World
Kosar Ali – Rocks
Youn Yuh-jung – Minari
Robyn Nevin – Relic
Madison Iseman – Nocturne
Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Jayme Lawson – Farewell Amor
Best Visual Effects
Love and Monsters
Wonder Woman 1984
Best Cinematography
The Platform
Never Gonna Snow Again
News of the World
The Windermere Children
Sound of Metal
Best Animated Film
The Willoughbys
Whethering With You
Over the Moon
A Whisker Away
The Wolf House
Best Documentary
Why I Jump
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets 
The Booksellers
Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb
The Painter and the Thief
My Octopus Teacher
Rose Island
Best Foreign Language Film
The White Tiger 
The Whistlers
Only the Animals
A White White Day
Koko-Di Koko-Da
Peninsula: Train to Busan 2
Lucky Grandma

Here are the best films and performances i have seen over the past 12 months. Let me know whether you agree or not.