Margot Robbie in a scene from Barbie, left, and Cillian Murphy in a scene from Oppenheimer. Picture / AP
Greta Gerwig’s Barbie dominated the Golden Globe Awards nominations with 9 nods for the blockbuster movie, together with finest image musical or comedy in addition to appearing nominations for Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling and three of its authentic songs.
It was intently adopted by its launch date and meme companion Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, which scored eight nominations, together with finest image drama and for actors Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr. and Emily Blunt.
The revamped group, now a for-profit endeavour with a bigger and extra numerous voting physique, introduced nominations Monday for its January awards present, after scandal and several other troubled years, together with one and not using a broadcast. Cedric the Entertainer and Wilmer Valderrama presided over the bulletins from the Beverly Hilton Resort, the place the present may even happen on January 7.
Movies nominated for finest movement image drama included Oppenheimer, Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Bradley Cooper’s Maestro, Celine Track’s Previous Lives, Justine Triet’s Anatomy of a Fall and Jonathan Glazer’s The Zone of Curiosity.
In the very best movement image musical or comedy class, Barbie was joined by Air, American Fiction, The Holdovers, Could December and Poor Issues.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Issues and Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon each obtained seven nominations every. Poor Issues noticed nominations for Lanthimos, its actors Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, and Tony McNamara for screenplay. Killers of the Flower Moon acquired nods for Scorsese, for route and co-writing the screenplay with Eric Roth, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone and Robert De Niro.
Stone, who was additionally nominated for the Showtime sequence The Curse, mentioned in a press release that she was “Feeling extraordinarily bewildered and grateful for all of it.” She additionally mentioned her Poor Issues character Bella Baxter is her favourite and that she was “so grateful for the chance to be part of this magical movie expertise”.
Barbie tied for second-most nominations in Globes historical past with Cabaret, from 1972. Robert Altman’s Nashville stays the record-holder with 11 nominations. It went into the morning as a favourite prime, and acquired a giant enhance from its three authentic music nominations, together with I’m Simply Ken, and one of many 12 months’s new classes, recognising cinematic and field workplace achievement. One one who was not nominated was America Ferrera, who delivered the film’s most memorable monologue.
Succession was the top-nominated tv programme, with 9 nods together with for sequence stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Sturdy, Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin.
The field workplace achievement class nominated eight movies, together with Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, The Tremendous Mario Bros. Film, Oppenheimer, Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse, Mission: Not possible -Lifeless Reckoning, John Wick: Chapter 4 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. A number of years in the past the Oscars tried so as to add an analogous “standard movie” class, but it surely proved to be an immensely unpopular resolution and was scuttled amid backlash.
As at all times there have been some massive surprises, like Jennifer Lawrence getting nominated for her bawdy R-rated comedy No Laborious Emotions for finest efficiency by a feminine actor in a musical or comedy. She was nominated alongside Robbie, Stone and Fantasia Barrino (The Coloration Purple), Natalie Portman (Could December) and Alma Pöysti (Fallen Leaves).
Lawrence, in a press release mentioned she had a lot enjoyable making the film that “it virtually feels fallacious to just accept such an honor – however I’ll!!!… I can not await some lukewarm Chardonnay. Let’s go!!!”
The Coloration Purple was anticipated to do higher with the Golden Globes. The adaption of the stage musical acquired solely two nominations whole, each for actors, for Barrino and Danielle Brooks for her supporting efficiency.
Twine Jefferson’s comedy American Fiction additionally got here up with solely two nods, finest musical or comedy and for lead actor Jeffrey Wright.
Sofia Coppola’s extensively acclaimed Priscilla acquired just one nomination, for actor Cailee Spaeny’s portrayal of Priscilla Presley. Her class mates in finest feminine efficiency in a drama embrace Gladstone, Annette Bening for Nyad, Sandra Hüller for Anatomy of a Fall, Greta Lee for Previous Lives and Carey Mulligan for Maestro.
Greatest efficiency by a male actor in a drama included nominations for Murphy (Oppenheimer), Cooper (Maestro), DiCaprio (Killers of the Flower Moon), Colman Domingo for Rustin, Andrew Scott for All of Us Strangers and Barry Keoghan for Saltburn.
The Globes received’t have to fret about anybody criticizing its “all male” administrators this 12 months, nonetheless. Gerwig was nominated as was Celine Track, for her romantic debut Previous Lives, alongside Nolan, Scorsese, Cooper and Lanthimos.
Netflix acquired probably the most nominations total, with 13 whole for a slate which included Maestro, Could December and Rustin, adopted by Warner Bros., which made Barbie, The Tremendous Mario Bros. Film and The Coloration Purple with 12.
Ridley Scott’s Napoleon was not nominated in any respect. As an alternative, its star Joaquin Phoenix was acknowledged for Beau is Afraid within the lead actor comedy/musical class, with Wright, Matt Damon (Air), Nicolas Cage Dream Situation, Timothée Chalamet (Wonka) and Paul Giamatti (The Holdovers). Michael Mann’s Ferrari, with Adam Driver, and Wes Anderson’s starry Asteroid Metropolis additionally acquired zero nominations.
The voting physique has now grown to 300 members, following backlash to a 2021 report within the Los Angeles Instances that discovered that there have been zero black members within the group that was then composed of solely 87 overseas journalists. Maybe in consequence, there have been extra worldwide movies and actors nominated in distinguished classes together with the Finnish comedy Fallen Leaves, the courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Fall and the harrowing Auschwitz drama The Zone of Curiosity.
Helen Hoehne, the president of the Golden Globes, mentioned on Monday that the group is “probably the most culturally numerous main award physique”.
The 81st Golden Globe Awards would be the first main broadcast of awards season, with a brand new residence on CBS, however no phrase on a number. And whereas to audiences it would look related on the floor, it’s been tumultuous few years behind the scenes within the aftermath of the L.A. Instances report, which additionally uncovered moral lapses like its members accepting lavish items and journey from awards publicists and studios.
The Golden Globe Awards had lengthy been one of many highest-profile awards season broadcasts, second solely to the Oscars. Earlier than the pandemic, it was nonetheless pulling in round 19 million viewers. The present was touted as a boozy, A-list social gathering, whose hosts typically took a extra irreverent tone than their academy counterparts. It additionally solely honoured the flashiest filmmaking classes — image, director, actors amongst them — that means no lengthy speeches from visible results supervisors or administrators of shorts nobody has heard of.
Some years, the HFPA was pilloried for nominating poorly reviewed movies with massive title expertise with hopes of getting them to the present, probably the most notorious being The Vacationer, with Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. Prior to now decade, they’ve extra typically overlapped with the Oscars.
This 12 months, NBC’s Tuesday night time broadcast acquired its smallest viewers ever for a standard broadcast, with 6.3 million viewers.