What else is nominated for the landmark 75th Golden Globe Awards?
The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards are finally in, and it seems that 'The Shape Of Water' and 'Big Little Lies' have made the biggest impact in cinema and television with seven and six nods each respectively. We outline the main nominations list.
Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer in 'The Shape of Water'
The 2018 Golden Globes have 'Get Out' in the comedy-musical category.
Get Out director Jordan Peele has waded into a controversy that’s been ignited after the Golden Globes panel faced confusion over which precise category to place the film under – ending up choosing the comedy category, rather strangely.
The critically lauded film was holed as a horror film – pretty uncontroversially, really – right from its debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival back in January. Furthermore, it got great reviews for its insights on race relations in America, telling the story of a young black man (played by Daniel Kaluuya) who meets the middle-class family of his white girlfriend (played by Allison Williams) when horror ensues.
However, the 2018 Golden Globes nominations that were rolled out this morning placed Get Out in the comedy-musical category, which left many onlookers rather bewildered, none more so than the director himself.
The film won every appropriate category.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards saw a very clear frontrunner reigning amongst the winners as 'La La Land' manages to take home no less than seven prizes. The musical romance which hit theatres on Christmas Day beat the likes of 'Deadpool' to the top spot and didn't miss out on a single prize it was nominated for.
'La La Land' was the big winner of the night, landing Best Motion Picture for a Musical, Best Actor and Actress for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's performances, Best Director and Screenplay for Damien Chazelle's work, Best Original Score and Best Original Song for 'City of Stars'.
Continue reading: 'La La Land' Breezes Through The Golden Globe Awards With Seven Gongs
Ricky Gervais has been named as the host of the Golden Globes Award Ceremony, scheduled to take place in January 2016.
Ricky Gervais is hosting the Golden Globes once again. The news was announced on Monday (26th October) by the Hollywood Press Association, the ceremony’s co-producer, and confirmed by Gervais on social media.
Ricky Gervais with his partner, Jane Fallon, at the 67th Emmy Awards Ceremony in September 2015.
Continue reading: Ricky Gervais Set To Host The Golden Globes For Fourth Time
Golden Globes winner 'Transparent' could skyrocket Amazon Studios to the top of the Hollywood elite.
Amazon Studios has confirmed itself as a major contender in Hollywood after its signature series Transparent won the Golden Globe for best comedy and its star Jeffrey Tambor was named best actor on Sunday (January 11, 2014). A competitor to services like Netflix and Hulu, Amazon appears to have leapfrogged its rival to land serious Hollywood silverware.
Jeffrey Tambor [L] with his Golden Globe for Transparent
Debuting in September following its pilot on February, Transparent tells the story of a Los Angeles family with serious boundary issues who have their past and future unravel when the father (Tambor) comes out as a transgender man.
Continue reading: With 'Transparent', Amazon Is Hollywood's New Darling
Can 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' win the Oscar for Best Picture?
Wes Anderson's comedy farce The Grand Budapest Hotel - which was considered out of the running for the major awards this season given its release in February 2014 - is now the second favourite to win Best Picture at The Oscars after landing the Golden Globe for Best Picture (Comedy or Musical).
The Grand Budapest Hotel is now the second favourite to win Best Picture at the Oscars
Budapest upset the big favourite, Birdman, to win the top honour at the 72nd annual Golden Globes and now it's being talked about as a possible conqueror of Boyhood at the Oscars.
Continue reading: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Second Favorite For Oscar After Globes Win
Despite his Golden Globes win, Billy Bob Thornton suggests his movies are not wanted in Hollywood.
Curiously, just minutes after winning the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama, Billy Bob Thornton suggested he is no longer sought after in Hollywood as director. Thornton turned to television for his most recent role - a stunning performance in FX's adaptation of the Coen's classic comedy-drama Fargo.
Billy Bob Thornton starred as Lorne Malvo in FX's Fargo
As well as a fine actor, the Oscar-winner is also an accomplished director and his debut feature Sling Blade was heralded as a masterpiece of Southern storytelling. His last effort, the 2012 indie drama Jayne Mansfield's Car featured a wonderful cast (Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon) but failed to chime with critics.
Continue reading: Is It Time For Billy Bob Thornton To Return To Hollywood's Elite?
And the winner of Hollywood's best beard goes to...
People just don't take the Golden Globes seriously anymore! The biggest winner has been pronounced by fans as 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' star Jamie Dornan's magnificent beard - though facial hair is yet to land an official category.
Jamie Dornan sports wonderful beard at the Golden Globes
While Best Actor went to Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in 'The Theory Of Everything' and Best Motion Picture went to Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood', fans of the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' franchise were celebrating a very different victory as Christian Grey actor Jamie Dornan showed up as a guest to the Golden Globe Awards sporting a particularly impressive beard.
Continue reading: Jamie Dornan Wins Hearts With Glorious Beard At The Golden Globe Awards
Hollywood is really getting on the internet bandwagon - even if it is a few years late.
These days, it’s not an award show without an official selfie or photobomb or whatever image-related bandwagon Hollywood is hopping on that week. I’m talking, of course, about Benedict Cumberbatch, that painstaking “penguin” pronouncing pun producing pharaoh of the internet (feel free to pitch in a synonym starting with “p”).
Benedict Cumberbatch: the most awkward Brit in showbiz?
Here’s the backstory. Displaying the typical Hollywood amount of cultural sensitivity, hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were doing a bit on North Korea. Meanwhile, Meryl Streep was posing for a photo-op with an in-disguise Margaret Cho. Oh, and guess who was behind the camera? A treat for older viewers – it was Michael Keaton. It kind of begs the question - is BC's photobomb this year's Oscars selfie?
Continue reading: Benedict Cumberbatch's Globes Photobomb: The Oscar Selfie Of 2015
With an epic Golden Globe awards ceremony set to take place on 11th January 2015, the contenders are taking a little time to relax before the stress kicks in.
With the 72nd Golden Globe Awards set to air on NBC on Sunday 11th January, the residents of Los Angeles are partying the remaining days away in anticipation of the celebration. Before converging on The Beverly Hilton this weekend, members of the casts for 'Birdman', 'Big Eyes' and 'The Hobbit' stopped by the Audi party.
Edward Norton - Best Supporting Actor Nominee (credit Jason Merritt - Getty Images)
Amongst those at the prestigious event were Edward Norton and Naomi Watts, who play the actor/actress couple Mike and Lesley in 'Birdman'. 'Birdman' itself is set to do well at the Golden Globes, as it has been nominated for seven awards, including 'Best Supporting Actor' for Norton. 'Birdman' has also been nominated for 'Best Picture - Musical or Comedy', 'Best Performance in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy', 'Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture - Drama, Musical or Comedy' (both actor and actress) and 'Best Director', 'Best Screenplay' and 'Best Original Score'.
Continue reading: Golden Globe Nominees Celebrate At Audi Pre-Event Party [Photos]