The award season 2022 has started! On Monday afternoon (December 13th) German time, rapper Snoop Dogg (50) – due to several pronunciation problems with an almost comedic performance – and Helen Hoehne, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), gave the nominations for the 79th place in Los Angeles Golden Globes will be awarded on January 9th. The autobiographical drama “Belfast” and the western “The Power of the Dog” enter the race with seven mentions each.
Both films received a nomination in the royal category “Best Film (Drama)”. They have to compete against “Coda”, “Dune” and “King Richard”. In the musical / comedy section, “Cyrano”, “Don’t Look Up”, “Licorice Pizza”, “tick, tick… BOOM!” And “West Side Story” have a chance of winning. Kenneth Branagh for “Belfast”, Jane Campion for “The Power of the Dog”, Steven Spielberg for “West Side Story”, Denis Villeneuve for “Dune” and Jake Gyllenhaal’s sister Maggie for her feature film debut “ Woman in the Dark “hope.
Lady Gaga and Kristen Stewart can hope for a cast globe
In the actor categories, too, the crème de la crème Hollywood was once again recognized with a nomination in 2022. Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”), Olivia Colman (“Woman in the Dark”), Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”), Lady Gaga (“House of Gucci”) and Kristen Stewart ( “Spencer”) in the running for the Golden Globe. Mahershala Ali (“Swan Song”), Javier Bardem (“Being the Ricardos”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Power of the Dog”), Will Smith (“King Richard”) and Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy of Macbeth ”) a race for the coveted trophy.
Sonorous names can also be found in the list of female and male stars who, due to their performance in the musical / comedy sector, can hope for a leading actor’s globe. For women, Marion Cotillard (“Annette”), Alana Haim (“Licorice Pizza”), Jennifer Lawrence (“Don’t Look Up”), Emma Stone (“Cruella”) and Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story”) meet here. ) each other. In the male category, it takes superstar Leonardo DiCaprio (“Don’t Look Up”) with Peter Dinklage (“Cyrano”), Andrew Garfield (“tick, tick… BOOM!”), Cooper Hoffman (“Licorice Pizza”) and Anthony Ramos (“In the Heights”).
The performances in the drama “Belfast” were also able to convince the critics in the supporting actor categories. In the male division, both Jamie Dornan and Ciarán Hinds compete with the work of filmmaker Branagh, while “Outlander” star Caitriona Balfe represents the ensemble in the female division. The men’s ranks are completed by Ben Affleck (“The Tender Bar”), Troy Kotsur (“Coda”) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Power of the Dog”), while Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story “), Kirsten Dunst (” The Power of the Dog “), Aunjanue Ellis (” King Richard “) and Ruth Negga (” Seitenwechsel “) their luck.
Netflix receives 17 nominations – also thanks to “Squid Game”
In the series genre, the streaming service Netflix is particularly happy, its productions have received nominations a total of 17 times. Among other things, “Squid Game”, the most successful Netflix series of all time, will be there. In the drama category she competes against “Lupine”, “The Morning Show”, “Pose” and “Succession”. The makers of “The Great”, “Hacks”, “Only Murders in the Building”, “Reservation Dogs” and “Ted Lasso” can hope for the “Best Musical / Comedy Series”.
Germany only has an indirect chance of bringing home a coveted Golden Globe in 2022. In the “Best Non-English Language Film” category, “Compartment No. 6 “by the Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen. The drama was partly produced in Germany. In addition, the HFPA is once again sending the Frankfurt composer Hans Zimmer into the race. He is nominated for the soundtrack of the science fiction hit “Dune” in the category “Best Film Music”.
Golden Globes are not televised
It is still unclear in what form the upcoming Golden Globes will be awarded in January. As the British BBC reports, a television broadcast will be completely canceled in 2022. The HFPA faced racism allegations at the beginning of the year due to a lack of black members. In addition, the correspondents belonging to her were accused of extortionate tactics in dealing with studios and stars as well as bribery. They are also said to have disregarded journalistic rules of conduct. As a consequence of the scandal, the long-term broadcast partner NBC ended the collaboration. In a communication from the HFPA in October, there was still nothing on the plans in this regard.
The entire list of nominations can be found on the official Golden Globes website.