Vice tops Globe list
MOVIES about race, politics and music dominated yesterday’s nominations for next month’s Golden Globe awards.
Dark comedy Vice, a scathing look at the career of former US Vice-President Dick Cheney scored six nominations.
It was followed by the Lady Gaga remake of A Star is Born, British historical comedy The Favourite and 1960s segregated America road trip movie Green Book with five nods each.
Australian hopes were led by Nicole Kidman’s best actress in a drama nod for Destroyer, while fellow Aussie Yvonne Strahovski was nominated for a supporting actress Globe for the TV drama series The Handmaid’s Tale.
Vice director Adam McKay, who was also nominated, described his film as “an amazing portrayal of power”.
The best motion picture — drama nominees were A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, If Beale Street Could Talk, BlacKkKlansman and Black Panther.
Nicole Kidman in Destroyer.