The 78th edition of the prestigious award ceremony, known as Golden Globes, is all set to take place on 28th of February at Beverly Hills, California. The nominees have already been disclosed by Sarah Jessica Parker, six-time Golden Globe winner. The Golden Globes created a history in its lifetime of 77 years by nominating three women for the best director award. Up until now only five women had been nominated.
Nominated Movies :
The movies in the race of winning the Best Motion Picture Award are Mank, The Father, Nomadland, The Trial of Chicago Seven and Promising Young Woman. ‘Mank’ is a Netflix produced movie directed by David Fincher.
It has got the highest number of nominations among all the nominated movies. The movie is nominated for six different awards. The Social Network’s screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Chicago 7’ is also a very tough contender in the race for the best picture. Acclaimed foriegn language movies like Minari, Another Round, Two of Us have also been nominated.
Nominated TV Series :
Netflix’s TV series ‘The Crown’, ‘Ozark’ and ‘Ratched’ have been nominated for the Best Television Series Drama Award along with HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ and Disney’s ‘The Mandalorian’. The Crown leads the nomination race by six nominations.
It is clearly visible that the streaming giant Netflix’s presence is all over the awards. Both the leading contender in movie ‘Mank’ and in TV series ‘The Crown’ are part of Netflix’s Originals. Overall, the most number of nominations put together also belongs to Netflix only. The success can very well be due to the shut down of movie theatres because of the pandemic.
Nominated Actors and Actresses :
The nominees for the best actor includes Riz Ahmed from ‘Sound of Metal’, Anthony Hopkins in the ‘The Father’, Gary Oldman in ‘Mank’ and the late Chadwick Boseman in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’. Viola Davis, Andra Ray, Vanessa Kirby, Carey Mulligan are all in the race of the best actress.
The best work of Apple in this year has also been nominated for the awards.
‘Ted Lasso’, the comedy drama released by Apple streaming service this year has been creating a lot of buzz. The series has successfully provided much needed happiness and positivity in the midst of all the chaos. A number of previous year’s nominations have also been repeated like Schitt’s Creek and Ramy. Now the only question that remains unanswered is who will bag the most number of awards?