Lady Gaga gets two Golden Globe nominations in wave of queer triumphs

Lady Gaga gets two Golden Globe nominations in wave of queer triumphs

The industry's biggest attractions, however, have faced ingrained skepticism from Oscar voters, which explains the "popular film" trial balloon, which many saw as an act of desperation and pandering meant to mollify ABC, the network that televises the awards, after a sizable dip in last year's ratings.

Also good: A nomination for Stephan James, who is at the heart of "Homecoming" as Julia Roberts's patient.

Kiwi actress Thomasin McKenzie was overlooked for a nomination for her performance alongside Ben Foster in Leave No Trace.

The winners in the film categories...

Darren Criss and Hugh Grant have both been nominated for their roles as gay men in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and A Very English Scandal respectively. For the first time, FX bested heavyweights like HBO, Netflix and Amazon with a network-best 10 nods, even though its Atlanta was overlooked entirely.

The Golden Globes, chosen by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are the first major ceremony in Hollywood's awards season culminating with the Oscars on 24 February. It earned six nominations, including best comedy or musical, best actor and best director.




Actor, Drama: Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born; Willem Dafoe, At Eternity's Gate; Lucas Hedges, Boy Erased; Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody; John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman. Golden Globes-nominated movies now available on FandangoNow are "Black Panther", "BlacKkKlansman", "Crazy Rich Asians", "Isle of Dogs", "Incredibles 2", "Eighth Grade" (for actress Elsie Fisher), "Tully" (for actress Charlize Theron) and "A Quiet Place" (for music score).

"Looking to the Golden Globes to guide you towards Oscar's Best Picture, follow Best Director".

Actress, Comedy or Musical: Emily Blunt, "Mary Poppins Returns"; Olivia Colman, "The Favorite"; Elsie Fisher, "Eighth Grade"; Charlize Theron, "Tully"; Constance Wu, "Crazy Rich Asians".

"Green Book", a comedy-drama about the unlikely friendship between a black concert pianist (Mahershala Ali) and the white driver (Viggo Mortensen) hired to safely escort him through a segregated South, was a big victor, scoring five nominations.

Ruffalo, who is best known for playing The Hulk/Bruce Banner in the MCU, constantly takes to Twitter to wish his fellow MCU stars a Happy Birthday, plug Marvel artists, and even promote the Marvel films he's not in. Cuaron also won a directing nod.

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