Golden Globes

Hartford Courant - - Front Page - By Jake Coyle As­so­ci­ated Press

Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” seized con­trol of the 76th Golden Globe Awards with a lead­ing six nom­i­na­tions, which were an­nounced Thurs­day.

NEW YORK — Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” seized con­trol of the 76th Golden Globe Awards with a lead­ing six nom­i­na­tions, nar­rowly edg­ing out Bradley Cooper’s tear-jerk­ing re­vival “A Star Is Born,” the in­ter­ra­cial road-trip drama “Green Book” and the pe­riod romp “The Favourite.”

“Vice” topped all con­tenders Thurs­day in nom­i­na­tions an­nounced at the Bev­erly Hilton Ho­tel in Bev­erly Hills, in­clud­ing best pic­ture, com­edy and best ac­tor nom­i­na­tions for Chris­tian Bale’s per­for­mance as the for­mer vice pres­i­dent. It also earned nom­i­na­tions for Amy Adams’ sup­port­ing role as Lynne Cheney, Sam Rock­well’s Ge­orge W. Bush and both the screen­play and di­rec­tion by McKay.

For even the of­ten-quirky se­lec­tions of the Hol­ly­wood For­eign Press As­so­ci­a­tion, the strong sup­port for “Vice” (which ar­rives in the­aters Dec. 25) was a sur­prise. But it was far from a ru­n­away win, as the press as­so­ci­a­tion typ­i­cally spreads its awards around. Os­car front-run­ners “A Star Is Born,” “Green Book” and “The Favourite” trailed close be­hind with five nom­i­na­tions each. No women were nomi-

nated for best direc­tor.

Andy Sam­berg and San­dra Oh will co-host the Jan. 6 cer­e­mony, to be broad­cast live on NBC. A par­tial list of nom­i­nees:

Drama: “Black Pan­ther,” “BlacKkKlans­man,” “Bo­hemian Rhap­sody,” “If Beale Street Could Talk,” “A Star Is Born.”

Com­edy or mu­si­cal: “Crazy Rich Asians,” “The Favourite,” “Green Book,” “Mary Pop­pins Re­turns,” “Vice.”

An­i­mated: “In­cred­i­bles 2,” “Isle of Dogs,” “Mi­rai,” “Ralph Breaks the In­ter­net,” “Spi­der-Man: Into the Spi­derVerse.”

Ac­tress, drama: Glenn Close, “The Wife”; Lady Gaga, “A Star is Born”; Ni­cole Kid­man, “De­stroyer”; Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever For­give Me?”; Rosamund Pike, “A Pri­vate War.”

Ac­tor, drama: Bradley Cooper, “A Star is Born”; Willem Dafoe, “At Eter­nity's Gate”; Lu­cas Hedges, “Boy Erased”; Rami Malek, “Bo­hemian Rhap­sody”; John David Washington, “BlacKkKlans­man.”

Direc­tor: Al­fonso Cuaron, “Roma”; Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”; Peter Far­relly, “Green Book”; Adam McKay, “Vice”; Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlans­man.”

Ac­tor in a mo­tion pic­ture, com­edy: Chris­tian Bale, “Vice”; Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”; Lin-Manuel Mi­randa, “Mary Pop­pins Re­turns”; Robert Red- ford, “The Old Man and the Gun”; John C. Reilly, “Stan & Ol­lie.”

Ac­tress in a mo­tion pic­ture, mu­si­cal or com­edy: Olivia Col­man, “The Favourite”; Emily Blunt, “Mary Pop­pins Re­turns”; Con­stance Wu, “Crazy Rich Asians”; Char­l­ize Theron, “Tully”; Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade.”

Drama se­ries: “The Amer­i­cans,” “Body­guard,” “Home­com­ing,” “Killing Eve,” “Pose.”

Com­edy se­ries: “Barry,” “The Good Place,” “Kid­ding,” “The Komin­sky Method, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

Lim­ited se­ries or movie: “The Alienist,” “The As­sas­si­na­tion of Gianni Ver­sace: Amer­i­can Crime Story,” “Es­cape at Dan­nemora,” “Sharp Ob­jects” and “A Very English Scan­dal.”

Ac­tress, mu­si­cal or com­edy: Kris­ten Bell “The Good Place”; Candice Bergen “Mur­phy Brown”; Al­i­son Brie, “GLOW”; Rachel Bros­na­han, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”; De­bra Mess­ing, “Will & Grace.”

Ac­tor, mu­si­cal or com­edy: Sacha Baron Co­hen, “Who Is Amer­ica”; Jim Car­rey “Kid­ding”; Michael Dou­glas, “The Komin­sky Method”; Don­ald Glover “At­lanta”; Bill Hader “Barry.”

Ac­tress in a TV se­ries, drama: Caitri­ona Balfe, “Out­lander”; Ju­lia Roberts, “Home­com­ing”; Elis­a­beth Moss, “The Hand­maid's Tale”; San­dra Oh, “Killing Eve”; Keri Rus­sell, “The Amer­i­cans.

Ac­tor in a TV se­ries, drama: Stephan James, “Home­com­ing”; Matthew Rhys, “The Amer­i­cans”; Ja­son Bate­man, “Ozark”; Billy Porter, “Pose”; Richard Mad­den, “Body­guard.”


Chris­tian Bale and Amy Adams star as Dick and Lynne Cheney in “Vice,” writ­ten anddi­rected by Adam McKay.

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