Snubs and Surprises in Golden Globe Nominations
Awards season is off and running! The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced, with the help of celeb ambassadors Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater, the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes ceremony. MAJOR NOMINATIONS Vice leads the pack with six nominations, including nods for best director (Adam McKay), Best Actor (Christian Bale) and Best Musical/Comedy. A Star Is Born received five nominations, including nods for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Black Panther was nominated for three awards, including Best Motion Picture, Drama. Oscar winner Charlize Theron got a nod for Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for her role in Tully. Rosamund Pike was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama for her part in A Private War. SNUBS As ever, among the good news for some, there were snubs for other. First Man’s Ryan Gosling, Black Panther’s Michael B. Jordan missed nominations for Best Actor, while Chadwick Boseman and Ryan Coogler were also overlooked. Observers also voiced surprise that Oscar winner Viola Davis didn’t get a nod for Widows, and John Krasinski missed out on A Quiet Place. The entire cast of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again was passed over … even Meryl Streep. Amanda Seyfried’s other film, First Reformed, was shut out. Also not nominated: Julia Roberts for Ben Is Back, Toni Collette for Hereditary, Ryan Reynolds for Once Upon a Deadpool, Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie for Mary Queen of Scots. The 76th Golden Globe Awards will air live from The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6 on NBC. Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg are set to host, replacing Seth Meyers, who did the honors last year. The pair presented the Emmy for Best Direction in a Comedy Series in September, prompting many to put Oh and Samberg on their host wish-list.