The groove is ready to proceed as British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor takes her 2001 dance-pop hit, “Homicide on the Dancefloor,” to the 2024 BAFTA Movie Awards.
As first reported by Selection, Ellis-Bextor will carry out on the largest evening in British movie on February 18th at London’s Royal Competition Corridor in Southbank.
The early 2000s jam is most not too long ago generally known as a part of the concluding scene from Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn, which sparked a viral TikTok sensation and triggered it to debut on the Billboard Scorching 100 22 years after its first launch and. The scene in query encompasses a bare Barry Keoghan in a protracted dance sequence with the disco-tinged rating main the way in which.
In her Saltburn evaluation, myallmovies’s Liz Shannon Miller praised the scene as having “an unpleasant type of catharsis” as Oliver (Keoghan) emerges by tragedy and triumph because the final one standing. Noting that though the scene most likely would’ve nonetheless been efficient had Oliver solely stripped right down to his scivvies, nudity performed an necessary function. “Not solely does it make the sequence simply that extra over-the-top, in a fashion befitting all the things else that’s come earlier than, however the full impact is precisely the type of desecration one would possibly crave, in these eat-the-rich occasions,” Miller continued. Try the complete evaluation right here.
The 77th British Academy Movie Awards will air on February 18th with host David Tennant. Saltburn is up for 5 awards; performing nods for Keoghan (Finest Actor), Jacob Elordi (Finest Supporting Actor), and Rosamund Pike (Finest Supporting Actress), in addition to Finest Unique Rating and Finest British Movie.