"Artist" leads "Tinker Tailor" in BAFTA nominations

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Posted: Jan 17, 2012 2:53 AM
"Artist" leads "Tinker Tailor" in BAFTA nominations

LONDON (Reuters) - Silent movie "The Artist" led the BAFTA nominations on Tuesday picking up 12, one ahead of British Cold War-era spy movie "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" with 11.

The nominations for the BAFTAs, Britain's top film honors and the most closely watched movie awards outside the United States, come a week before the Oscar shortlists are unveiled. The BAFTAs are awarded in London on February 12.

(Reporting by Mike Collett-White)