Sam’s performance in Journey’s End has been praised by critics ever since the film screenings began. The Playlist called his performance “particular stand out” and named Journey’s End as one of the best films of the year of 2018. Not only that, The Evening Standard British Film Award revealed their longlist earlier this month and Sam is nominated for Best Actor for his role as Captain Stanhope! The award ceremony will take place at Claridge’s on February 8.

Best Actor
Jamie Bell, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool
Sam Claflin, Journey’s End
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Robert Pattinson, Good Time