If there was ever anyone not in need of a home court advantage, it was Kate Winslet heading into tonight's Orange British Academy Film Awards.
Well, her and anyone who had anything to do with Slumdog Millionaire.
Like the SAG Awards and Golden Globes before them, the BAFTAs did their part to keep putting the "win" in Winslet, naming the Reader star the year's Leading Actress over, among other notable contenders, herself.
Winslet was nominated twice in the category, for both The Reader and Revolutionary Road, all but guaranteeing Angelina Jolie (who turned up with another ultimately snubbed nominee, Brad Pitt), Kristin Scott Thomas and Meryl Streep yet another night in which to practice their "it's-an-honor-just-to-be-nominated" faces.
The Slumdog Millionaire crew, meanwhile, didn't need to fake it...mostly