Hit or Miss - Johansson named best actress

BAFTAs Pictures of 19 year-old Scarlett Johansson - this week signed up as the face of Calvin Klein Cosmetics - dominated the front pages of the press after she was named best actress at The Orange British Academy Film Awards.

Coverage of the star-studded event was overwhelmingly positive and the apparent decision of judges to reward popular US movies over British productions appeared to pay off. Journalists positioned the awards as 'an important staging post before the Oscars' and found 'a new respect and confidence in the British Academy' coinciding with the resurgent fortunes of British film.

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