The Favourite Scores a Lot of Nominations for 2019 Golden Globes
Despite the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the governing body behind The Golden Globes, continuing to wrongly lump musicals and comedy into the same category (as well as making highly debatable distinctions as to what counts for a comedy such as The Martian), it still remains of one of the major awards leading into the awards season (the actual awards will be presented on Jan. 6th with Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg co-hosting) and thus worth noting.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, rightfully so in our opinion, got plenty of love in many of the categories including Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz being nominated in the very same category. We also dug Eighth Grade, Isle of Dogs, Old Man and the Gun, and The Good Place getting nominations here. Adam McKay’s politically charged dramedy-biopic of Dick Cheney Vice scored more than a couple of noms, which bodes well for its upcoming Christmas release and definitely peaks our interest a little more.
That being said, we’re willing to bet that one (if not many) of your favorite TV comedies got snubbed.
See for yourself with all the comedy nominees for 2019 Golden Globes below:
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Crazy Rich Asians
Mary Poppins Returns
Best Motion Picture – Animated
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
Charlize Theron, Tully
Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Christian Bale, Vice
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Poppins Returns
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
Robert Redford, The Old Man & The Gun
John C. Reilly, Stan & Ollie
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Amy Adams, Vice
Claire Foy, First Man
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell, Vice
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Best Director – Motion Picture
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Peter Farrelly, Green Book
Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay, Vice
Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara, The Favourite
Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
Adam McKay, Vice
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Green Book
Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Kristen Bell, The Good Place
Candice Bergen, Murphy Brown
Alison Brie, GLOW
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Debra Messing, Will & Grace
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Sacha Baron Cohen, Who Is America
Jim Carrey, Kidding
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Bill Hader, Barry
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Alex Bornstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
Penelope Cruz, The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Edgar Ramirez, The Assassination of Gianni Versace
Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
Henry Winkler, Barry
Comedy Winners and Seth Meyers’ Monologue for 75th Golden Globe Awards
The first awards monologue of the year from Seth Meyers probably has set the tone for many monologues to come this year as he immediately and often joked about powerful men being brought down for their past sexual abuse, assault, misbehavior, etc.
Secondly, here are the winners:
BEST MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA)-“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST MOTION PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-“Lady Bird”
BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA)-Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”
BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN ANY MOTION PICTURE-Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN ANY MOTION PICTURE-Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
BEST SCREENPLAY-Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
BEST TELEVISION SERIES (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
BEST ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
BEST ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)-Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
It’s intriguing how Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is getting thrown into the dramatic category, but maybe that is where it has a better chance against the crowded field of prestige pictures that are indeed comedic in some way shape or form (Lady Bird, I, Tonya, The Disaster Artist)
Also, congrats on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel scoring wins in an also crowded TV field.
By the way, here’s the full list of winners.
We’ve been hinting at it in the past several weeks, but, as you can see with Three Billboards and Allison Janney beating out dramatic nominees in the Best Supporting Actress in Any Motion Picture category, comedy is very likely going to have an awards season unlike it has in a very, very long time.
Atlanta Is the Big Comedy Winner at Golden Globes
For the most part, the lumping of musicals with comedy gave way to the rightfully beloved La La Land sweeping up several awards at last night’s Golden Globes.
Still, Donald Glover’s dramedy set in the back-drop of Atlanta’s hip hop scene Atlanta took home Best Musical or Comedy TV series as well as a statue for Glover himself. In case you forgot, Atlanta is only on its freshman season.
FX has been really on a streak this year and is standing toe-to-toe with premium cable and streaming networks in critical acclaim. We’ll just have to see what the rest of the awards season brings.
The rest of the comedy winners for The Golden Globes this year are:
Atlanta-Best Musical or Comedy TV Series
Donald Glover, Atlanta-Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy TV Series
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish-Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy TV Series
Zootopia-Best Animated Feature Film
The full list of winners can be found here.
What Makes for Comedy and Drama for The Golden Globes Has Just Been Changed
Looks like the HFPA read all your tweets about The Martian winning a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.
“Motion pictures shall be entered in the category that best matches the overall tone and content of the motion Thus, for example, dramas with comedic overtones should be entered as dramas,” is the new explanation for how nominees will be sorted in the next Golden Globes by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The clarification (or expansion of discretion by HFPA) is welcome as comedy in film has hard enough of a time get noticed during awards season. Most of the time, comedies have to have a considerable percentage of dramatic elements to even peak the interest of those in charge of nominating and voting for various awards.
Just try and remember what was the last pure comedy to be an awards powerhouse. Outside of Grand Budapest Hotel, which might still be a stretch as full-fledged comedy, there hasn’t been much.
Still, the grouping of comedy with musicals strangely remains at The Golden Globes. Perhaps, the resurgence of musicals might lead to their own category, which would be more than deserved.
“Grand Budapest Hotel”, “Louie”, “Last Week Tonight”, “High Maintenance” More Win at WGA Awards
The 2015 WGA Awards were handed out last night and the field of winners seems to be raising the least amount of snub talk this awards season. This might have something to do with critical powerhouses like Grand Budapest Hotel and Louie won as well as well-received upstarts like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and High Maintenance on Vimeo winning statues.
Here’s all the comedy winners for this year’s WGA Awards:
–The Grand Budapest Hotel, Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness-Original Screenplay
–Louie, Written by Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.-Comedy Series, Episodic Comedy
–High Maintenance, Written by Katja Blichfeld & Ben Sinclair-Short Form New Media
–The Simpsons, “Brick Like Me”, Written by Brian Kelley-Animated
–Last Week Tonight, Writers: Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner-Comedy/Variety (Including Talk)-Series
–71st Annual Golden Globes Awards, Written by Barry Adelman; Special Material by Alex Baze, Dave Boone, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Mike Shoemaker-Comedy/Variety-Music, Awards, Tributes-Specials
–How I Met Your Mother, Written by Dan Greenberger-On-Air Promotion (TV, New Media, or Radio)
See the full list of winners here.
The Antics of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Make Golden Globes Worth Watching
Last night’s Golden Globes was the third and last time that Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosted the ceremony and they did not disappoint. Their monologue had all their jokes and bits hit so well, as you’d expect for the room and over the telecast. They also didn’t shy away from the Bill Cosby jokes they said they were going to, an incredibly bold move for an awards show monologue.
This makes us think that they’re idea that this would be the last Golden Globes one worth entertaining.
However, it would also be worth entertaining the presenter segment with Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. Come to think of it, they would be a pretty great hosting duo as well, wouldn’t they? #GoldenGlobesSeason2?
“Transparent”, “Birdman”, More Win at Golden Globes
This year’s winners at The Golden Globes Awards were equally surprising and expected as awards season front runners Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman took home trophies, but freshman TV series Transparent and Jane The Virgin also nabbed prizes in their categories.
The comedy winners of this year’s Golden Globes are:
Grand Budapest Hotel-Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Michael Keaton (Birdman)-Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams (Big Eyes)-Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Transparent-Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)-Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin)-Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Get the full list of winners here.
Here Are the Comedy Nominees for 2015 Golden Globes
As we said earlier today, we’re in the thick of awards seasons with nominations rolling in from all sides. The SAG Awards nominees were announced this week and just this morning, the announcement for the nominees of The 2015 Golden Globes was made.
Looking over the HFPA’s list of their favorites this year, It seems as if The Grand Budapest Hotel was straddling a lot of awards deadlines getting nominated in several awards last year and still gaining a lot of attention this year with four Golden Globe nominations. Birdman continues to get its due as comedy’s frontrunner for awards this season with 7 nominations and Transparent is starting its inevitable run for getting honors on the TV side with two.
You can see the rest of the comedy nominees below (Note: due to the HFPA’s insistence on genre category juxtaposition-i.e. “Musical or Comedy”-as well as the overall lack of comedy in general categories, we omitted listing certain nominees as they aren’t comedies)
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Julianne Moore-Maps To The Stars
Amy Adams-Big Eyes
Helen Mirren-100 Foot Journey
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Bill Murray-St. Vincent
Ralph Fiennes-The Grand Budapest Hotel
Cristoph Waltz-Big Eyes
Joaquin Phoenix-Inherent Vice
Best Animated Feature Film
The LEGO Movie
How To Train Your Dragon 2
Big Hero 6
The Book of Life
Best Foreign Language Film
Force Majeure (Turist)
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Best Director-Motion Picture
Alejandro González Iñárritu-Birdman
Wes Anderson-The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Screenplay-Motion Picture
Wes Anderson-The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo-Birdman
Best Original Score
Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Orange Is The New Black
Jane The Virgin
Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Edie Falco-Nurse Jackie
Gina Rodriguez-Jane The Virgin
Taylor Schilling-Orange Is The New Black
Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Don Cheadle-House of Lies
William H. Macy-Shameless
You can see the full list of 2015 Golden Globes nominees here and watch the ceremony on Jan. 11th, 2015 on NBC.
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Have Already Decided What They’re Wearing for The Golden Globes
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler are giving one last hurrah in hosting The Golden Globes next year and since that’s the case, they have already decided what to wear. Well, hopefully they go through with what they say they’re going to wear in this promo.
We’ll see what/who they wear on Sun. Jan. 11th on NBC.
2015 Might Be The Last Time Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Host the Golden Globes
(via The Hollywood Reporter)
This January, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have taken the stage at The Golden Globes as the evening’s host for the third time. According to Poehler in a recent interview on The Today Show, she’s leaning towards the idea of it be the duo’s last go around for the gig as she’s worried that it might be going “downhill” if she continues.
The two have been the best hosts of an awards show in quite some time and it would be sad for them to stop. Still, just because she and Tina won’t host The Golden Globes again, doesn’t mean they couldn’t host any number of other awards shows including The Oscars, Emmys, MTV Movie Awards, etc. etc.
Let’s hope that happens.