‘Vice’ gets 6 Golden Globe nods

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LOS AN­GE­LES — Po­lit­i­cal com­edy Vice led movie nom­i­na­tions for the Golden Globes yes­ter­day with six nods, fol­lowed by mu­si­cal A Star is Born, his­tor­i­cal com­edy The Favourite and road trip movie Green Book with five nods apiece.

Lim­ited FX se­ries The As­sas­si­na­tion of Gianni Ver­sace won the most nom­i­na­tions in the tele­vi­sion cat­e­gory with four nods.

The Golden Globes, cho­sen by the small Hol­ly­wood For­eign Press As­so­ci­a­tion, will be handed out on Jan­uary 6.

Vice, a satir­i­cal look at the ca­reer of former U.S. vice pres­i­dent Dick Cheney, won nom­i­na­tions in all ma­jor cat­e­gories, in­clud­ing for lead ac­tor Chris­tian Bale and di­rec­tor Adam McKay.

The Golden Globes are the first ma­jor cer­e­mony in Hol­ly­wood’s long awards sea­son, which cul­mi­nates with the Os­cars on Fe­bru­ary 24, and many of the win­ners and nom­i­nees are ex­pected to com­pete also for Academy Awards.

Singer Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper were both nom­i­nated in the lead ac­tor race for their Warner Bros re­make of A Star is Born, which also won a di­rect­ing nod for Cooper and one for Shal­low as best orig­i­nal song.

Vice will com­pete in the best mu­si­cal or com­edy race with Crazy Rich Asians, Green Book, The Favourite and Dis­ney’s Mary Pop­pins Re­turns.

The best film drama con­test race is made up of two racial in­jus­tice movies — If Beale Street Could Talk, and di­rec­tor Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlans­man — along with Mar­vel su­per­hero movie Black Pan­ther, Bohemian Rhap­sody and A Star is Born.

Mex­i­can di­rec­tor Al­fonso Cuaron’s semi-au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal film Roma, for stream­ing ser­vice Net­flix was nom­i­nated in the for­eign lan­guage cat­e­gory. Among other ac­tors get­ting nom­i­na­tions, Rami Malek was in­cluded for his per­for­mance as the late Queen front­man Fred­die Mer­cury.

— Reuters.

Lady Gaga has been nom­i­nated as Best Ac­tress for her role in A Star is Born.

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