Bros­na­han, Dafoe are Globe nom­i­nees

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - Green Sheet - Chris Fo­ran

Rachel Bros­na­han is still mar­velous with the Hol­ly­wood For­eign Press As­so­ci­a­tion.

Bros­na­han, who was born in Mil­wau­kee and grew up in the Chicago area, was nom­i­nated for a Golden Globe for best ac­tress in a com­edy se­ries for the Ama­zon Prime se­ries “The Mar­velous Mrs. Maisel.” She took home the Globe for the role last year, and later won an Emmy as well.

Sea­son 2 of “Mrs. Maisel” be­gan stream­ing on Prime Wed­nes­day.

The Golden Globes, the an­nual awards/party spon­sored by the HFPA, high­lighted other show­biz tal­ents with Wis­con­sin con­nec­tions in its nom­i­na­tions, which were an­nounced Thurs­day morn­ing.

Willem Dafoe, who’s from Ap­ple­ton and cut his teeth in the­ater at The­atre X and the Univer­sity of Wis­con­sinMil­wau­kee, re­ceived a nom­i­na­tion for best ac­tor in a drama for his per­for­mance as Vin­cent Van Gogh in “At Eter­nity’s Gate.” (The movie is sched­uled to open in Mil­wau­kee the­aters Dec. 14.)

Justin Hur­witz, the Ni­co­let High School grad who won two Golden Globes (and two Os­cars) for the mu­sic for 2016’s “La La Land,” was nom­i­nated for best orig­i­nal score Thurs­day for “First Man,” Damien Chazelle’s drama about Neil Arm­strong and the Apollo 11 moon land­ing.

“Vice,” Adam McKay’s semi-comic biopic of for­mer Vice Pres­i­dent Dick Cheney, led the movies cat­e­gories with six nom­i­na­tions; “The As­sas­si­na­tion of Gianni Ver­sace: Amer­i­can Crime Story” led the TV side with four.

San­dra Oh, star of the hit­woman drama “Killing Eve,” and Andy Sam­berg, of the sit­com “Brook­lyn NineNine,” will co-host the Golden Globes tele­cast, live on NBC Jan. 6. For a com­plete list of nom­i­nees, go to gold­en­


Ap­ple­ton na­tive Willem Dafoe chan­nels painter Vin­cent van Gogh in “At Eter­nity’s Gate.” His per­for­mance earned him a Golden Globe nom­i­na­tion Thurs­day.

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