The 2021 Golden Globes are across the nook, so it is a good time to check out the movies that have been honored with nominations.
With the weird movie launch schedule dictated by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the nominations left many puzzled this time round, however some nominations — comparable to these for the late Chadwick Boseman — got here as no shock.
This is a glance again on the 2021 Golden Globe-nominated films:
“The Father” is among the 12 months’s most closely nominated movies, which is smart because it stars two Hollywood heavyweights: Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman — each of whom acquired nominations for his or her performances.
The movie additionally acquired a nomination for the evening’s high award, finest movement image – drama, and for its screenplay.
The flick follows Hopkins’ character Anthony as he struggles with getting older, turning away assist from his daughter Anne, performed by Colman.
A narrative about Hollywood itself, it is no shock that “Mank” scored a slew of nominations, together with finest movement image, finest director, finest screenplay and finest unique rating.
Each Oldman and Seyfried have been nominated as effectively.
“Nomadland” is an awards favourite, having nabbed a nomination for finest movement image – drama.
Author-director Chloé Zhao scored double nominations for her work and Frances McDormand additionally earned a nod for enjoying Fern, a nomad touring via the American West in her van after shedding every part.
“Promising Younger Lady”
“Promising Younger Lady” follows Cassandra, a grieving girl on a warpath to avenge the sexual assault of her finest buddy.
Carey Mulligan earned a nomination for her efficiency as Cassandra whereas the image additionally earned nominations for its path and screenplay.
Lastly, it earned a finest movement image – drama nod as effectively.
“The Trial of the Chicago 7”
One of many 12 months’s films based mostly on a real story, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” chronicles the authorized drama endured by a gaggle of males accused of inciting a riot on the 1968 Democratic Nationwide Conference.
The film was nominated for finest movement image, finest director, finest screenplay and finest unique track (“Hear My Voice), in addition to for Sacha Baron Cohen‘s portrayal of Abbie Hoffman.
“Ma Rainey’s Black Backside”
Primarily based on the well-known August Wilson play, “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside” is finest identified for being Boseman’s last on-screen function.
He earned a nod for his efficiency as Levee, an bold and assured horn participant who struggles to seek out his place backing up blues icon Ma Rainey.
Viola Davis, who portrays Rainey, additionally earned a nod.
“America vs. Billie Vacation”
When focused by the US authorities by way of an undercover sting operation, music legend Billie Vacation is pressured to defend herself — and her music — on stage and within the courtroom.
Andra Day scored two nominations for the image: One for enjoying Vacation and a second for writing the track “Tigress & Tweed” with Raphael Saadiq.
“Items of a Lady”
Vanessa Kirby has lengthy been thought of a favourite to win awards for her performances in Netflix’s “Items of a Lady,” although co-star Shia Labeouf‘s controversy has introduced the flick some detrimental consideration.
The movie sees Kirby play Martha, a lady who loses her youngster shortly after giving delivery and should face life head-on whereas clashing along with her household.
“Sound of Metallic”
“Sound of Metallic” noticed Riz Ahmed obtain a nomination for enjoying Ruben, an on-the-road metallic drummer who shortly loses his listening to and should instantly study to manage.
In one of many 12 months’s greatest surprises, “The Mauritanian” earned two nominations: One for Jodie Foster and one other for Tahar Rahim.
Primarily based on the e book “Guantanamo Diary,” the movie follows the true story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who was held with out cost by the US authorities for a few years.
“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
The unique “Borat” movie earned a Golden Globe for Cohen’s efficiency, so it is smart that he’d earn one other this time round for “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.”
Additionally acknowledged was Cohen’s co-star Maria Bakalova, and the flick additionally earned a nod for finest movement image – musical or comedy.
“Hamilton” grew to become an prompt hit on Disney+ in the summertime of 2020 and with all the Tony Awards the unique Broadway manufacturing scored, it is no shock that the filmed model earned a Golden Globe nomination for finest movement image – musical or comedy.
Star Lin-Manuel Miranda additionally was nominated for his efficiency.
“Music” was marred by controversy due to director Sia’s casting of neurotypical actress Maddie Ziegler as a teenager who has autism, so it was a shock to many to see it earn a nomination for finest movement image – musical or comedy.
Kate Hudson, who starred as a sober drug seller elevating her autistic sister, additionally earned a nomination.
“Palm Springs” earned a nomination for finest movement image – musical or comedy.
The film tells the story of Nyles (Andy Samberg) and Sarah (Cristin Milioti) as they stay a “Groundhog Day”-style life after being endlessly trapped within the desert.
Samberg earned an appearing nod for the movie as effectively.
Netflix’s “The Promenade” sees 4 Broadway stars (performed by Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman and Andrew Rannells) take to a small-town in Indiana to return to the protection of a younger girl who’s barred from taking her girlfriend to the highschool promenade.
Streep was thought of more likely to be nominated, so many have been shocked to see that along with a nod for finest movement image – musical or comedy, Corden is the one star to have acquired a nomination.
Display veteran Michelle Pfeiffer scored a nomination for portraying getting older socialite Frances Prince who will not be solely battling monetary struggles however can be pressured to maneuver right into a small condo along with her son and cooky cat.
“I Care a Lot”
“I Care a Lot” was one other one of many 12 months’s stunning nominees. It scored a nod for star Rosamund Pike‘s efficiency as Marla, a caretaker who swindles her sufferers.
Issues take a flip, nonetheless, when she lastly meets her match.
Anya Taylor-Pleasure, who was nominated for her efficiency in “Emma,” is actually one of many 12 months’s breakout stars.
The movie follows the titular character, who meddles in her mates’ love lives in 1800s England.
“The Private Historical past of David Copperfield”
One other flick which may have flown beneath most viewers’ radar is “The Private Historical past of David Copperfield.”
It’s based mostly on the basic Charles Dickens‘ story of an orphan overcoming life’s curveballs as he grows up.
Though the movie was broadly panned by critics, “Hillbilly Elegy” star and Hollywood darling Glenn Close nabbed a nomination for her work.
The film tells the story of a Yale scholar who should return house to his low-income midwestern household.
“Information of the World”
What would award season be with out Tom Hanks?
Whereas the star himself wasn’t nominated, his flick “Information of the World — which follows Hanks’ Civil Conflict veteran as he returns a younger woman to her household — did earn nods for Hanks’s co-star Helena Zengel and for the movie’s rating.
“Judas and the Black Messiah”
Impressed by a real story, “Judas and the Black Messiah” tells the story of the FBI’s infiltration of the Black Panther celebration throughout J. Edgar Hoover’s presidency.
Daniel Kaluuya’s efficiency as civil rights chief Fred Hampton earned him a nomination, and H.E.R.’s track “Combat for You” additionally earned a nod for the songstress, Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas.
“The Little Issues”
Yet one more shocker, “The Little Issues” noticed Jared Leto earn a nomination for his function as a person suspected of a hideous crime.
The film, together with “Judas and the Black Messiah” debuted concurrently on HBO Max and in theaters.
“On the Rocks”
Apple TV+ entered the sport by securing a nod for Invoice Murray’s supporting function in “On the Rocks.”
The image follows Murray and his daughter (performed by Rashida Jones) as they work as beginner sleuths to examine her husband and his potential extra-marital affair.
“One Evening in Miami…”
Aclaimed actress Regina King earned a nomination for her flip directing this adaptation of a play that chronicles a night shared by Black legends Malcolm X, Identical Cooke, Jim Brown and Cassius Clay — later generally known as Muhammad Ali.
Broadway star Leslie Odom Jr. earned himself two nominations — one for enjoying Cooke and one other for writing the track “Converse Now” with Sam Ashworth.
“The Midnight Sky”
George Clooney‘s return to Hollywood noticed him painting a scientist in near-isolation hoping to forestall colleagues from returning to a post-apocalyptic world in “The Midnight Sky.”
Famed composer Alexandre Desplat earned a nod for creating the image’s rating.
“Tenet” hoped to be 2020’s return to normalcy when it debuted in theaters over the summer time, however as an alternative tanked on the field workplace.
Regardless, the Christopher Nolan-directed thriller — which noticed worldwide spies race in opposition to time in additional methods than one — nabbed a nomination for its rating.
Greatest Movement Image – Overseas Language:
- “One other Spherical:” 4 lecturers develop a principle that retaining alcohol of their bloodstream will enhance their lives — they usually take a look at that very principle.
- “La Llorona:” An getting older conflict legal is haunted by the ghosts of his previous whereas he is being appeared over by his spouse.
- “The Life Forward:” A younger thief is taken in by a Holocaust survivor and her household. The Sophia Loren-starring movie additionally earned a nomination for the unique track “Io sì (Seen).”
- “Minari:” A Korean Household strikes to the Southern United States to start out a brand new life within the Eighties. The movie’s inclusion within the foreign-language class drew controversy contemplating it is largely an American movie.
- “Two of Us:” Two ladies have hidden their love for each other for a few years, and issues develop into much more tough after they’re unable to go to each other freely.
Greatest Movement Image – Animated:
- “The Croods: A New Age:” A sequel to “The Croods,” the flick sees the prehistoric household face off in opposition to one other clan that claims to be extra superior.
- “Onward:” When given a possibility to carry their father again for only a day, two elven brothers set out on a harmful quest.
- “Over the Moon:” With a dream to fulfill a mystical moon goddess, a younger woman builds a rocket to blast into outer area.
- “Soul:” When he lastly will get his large break, jazz musician Joe winds up trapped between this life and the subsequent, and should study himself with the intention to get again house.
- “Wolfwalkers:” A hunter takes his daughter into the Irish wilderness to wipe out a wolf pack, however plans start to vary when the daughter makes a brand new buddy