Christmas came a little early for some of Hollywood’s finest this morning as the nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globes were announced by Terry Crews, Leslie Mann, Christian Slater and Danai Gurira.
For the likes of A Star Is Born and Killing Eve, there are some nice shiny presents under the awards season tree waiting to be opened when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s shindig takes place live and hopefully well liquored up on NBC on January 6. However, for others like This Is Us and First Man it was not such a good start to the day.
Take a look at the names and titles that were significantly snubbed by the HFPA members today.
The Conners – The Roseanne spinoff couldn’t replicate the Golden Globes love the mothership drew in for its original run. With all the blast radius from the crash and burn of Roseanne herself, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf seem to have been burned too, at least in terms of nominations.
Emma Stone – The Oscar winner pulled off a crazy good tour de force in Netflix’s Maniac but the actor and the show were shunned.
First Man – Claire Foy picked up a Support Role nom but beside that and an original score nod, the critically praised Damien Chazelle directed Neil Armstrong pic couldn’t make even a small step for its helmer, itself or star Ryan Gosling.
Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther was one of the biggest and best reviewed films of the year and was right there in Best Motion Picture – Drama category but the king of Wakanda himself was royally left with nothing. That’s not very super.
This Is Us – A regular the past two years and a winner with Sterling K. Brown last year, this just wasn’t the year for the NBC blockbuster
Cold War – The Paweł Pawlikowski helmed film was in competition at Cannes and is Poland’s entry for Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars but received a chilly reception this morning
Atlanta – Donald Glover snagged a nomination but the second season of the Emmy winning FX series itself wasn’t a place the HFPA wanted to visit this year.
Hereditary – The Toni Collette led flick had big box office and big praise but the Ari Aster directed film couldn’t scare up a nomination.
Patrick Melrose – Benedict Cumberbatch scored a nom but the drug drenched five-parter series from Showtime was left cold turkey in the limited series or TV movie category.
A Quiet Place – Besides a Best Original Score nom, not a sound was made for the John Krasinski directed post-apocalyptic horror flick
Murphy Brown – Breaking news for the Candice Bergen led CBS revival, the HFPA gave you three wins in the past and another nomination for two-time past winner Bergen today but the Diane English created journalism sitcom had no Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy scoops today.
Issa Rae – The Insecure co-creator and star didn’t get her third Globes nomination this morning, which can’t feel good
Robin Wright – the House of Cards fell down for this past game changing Golden Globe winner who was widely expected to receive a nomination for her role as the first female POTUS on the last season of the Netflix series
The Handmaid’s Tale – Past Best Actress winner Elisabeth Moss was given a nomination for the second season of Hulu’s acclaimed dystopian drama but the past Best Drama winner itself was locked out
Evan Rachel Wood – leading the robot revolution at a theme park turns out not to resonate that much with the 90 members of the HFPA.