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Golden Globes 2019

This Sunday will see the Hollywood Foreign Press Association choose the winners at the 76th Golden Globes, honoring the best in film and American television during 2018. The ceremony (complete with much drinking) will be once again held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles with Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh hosting the show.
With this in mind, let’s take a look at who is nominated, who we would like to see win and who we think will win.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

I liked Black Panther, it was great to see BlacKkKlansman nominated, loved Bohemian Rhapsody and would like to see it win, but the award goes to the straight,  white guy for, A Star Is Born.

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Crazy Rich Asians
The Favourite
Green Book
Mary Poppins Returns
Vice

This ones a toughie with 5 solid nominees – the Globe could go to any of them. I’d like to see it go to Vice, but I think this one goes to  Green Book, even if it isn’t really a comedy.

Best Director, Motion Picture

Adam McKay, “Vice”
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Peter Farrelly, “Green Book”
Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”

Although I’d like to see Peter Farrelly take home the Globe, I think the HFP go with the “Foreign” in their name and give the award to Alfonso Cuarón – though Bradley Cooper would get the Oscar (!).

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Glenn Close, “The Wife”
Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born” (Should and Will get the award)
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
Nicole Kidman, “Destroyer”
Rosamund Pike, “A Private War”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Constance Wu, “Crazy Rich Asians”
Charlize Theron, “Tully”
Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade”
Emily Blunt, “Mary Poppins Returns” (Should and Will get the award)
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Amy Adams, “Vice”
Claire Foy, “First Man” (Will get the award)
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite” (Should get the award)
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born” (Will get the award)
John David Washington, “BlacKkKlansman”
Lucas Hedges, “Boy Erased”
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”  (Should get the award)
Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Christian Bale, “Vice” (Should get the award)
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
John C. Reilly, “Stan & Ollie”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Mary Poppins Returns”
Robert Redford, “The Old Man & the Gun”
Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book” (Will get the award)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman” (Should get the award)
Mahershala Ali, “Green Book” (Will get the award)
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
Sam Rockwell, “Vice”
Timothée Chalamet, “Beautiful Boy”

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture

Adam McKay, “Vice”  (Should get the award)
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Barry Jenkins, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, “The Favourite”
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly, “Green Book” (Will get the award)

Best Original Score, Motion Picture

Alexandre Desplat, “Isle of Dogs”
Ludwig Göransson, “Black Panther”
Marco Beltrami, “A Quiet Place”
Justin Hurwitz, “First Man” (Should get the award)
Marc Shaiman, “Mary Poppins Returns” (Will get the award)

Best Original Song, Motion Picture

“All the Stars” — “Black Panther”
“Girl in the Movies” — “Dumplin’” (Should get the award)
“Requiem for a Private War” — “A Private War”
“Revelation” — “Boy Erased”
“Shallow” — “A Star Is Born” (Will get the award)

Best Motion Picture, Animated

“Incredibles 2”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mirai”
“Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (Should and Will get the award)

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language

“Capernaum”
“Girl” (Should get the award)
“Never Look Away”
“Roma” (Will get the award)
“Shoplifters”

Best Television Series, Drama

“The Americans” FX
“Bodyguard,” Netflix
“Homecoming,”, Amazon
“Killing Eve,” BBC America (Should and Will get the award)
“Pose,” FX

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy

“Barry,” HBO
“The Good Place,” NBC
“Kidding,” Showtime
“The Kominsky Method,” Netflix (Should get the award)
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Amazon (Will get the award)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

“A Very English Scandal,” Amazon (Should get the award)
“The Alienist,” TNT
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” FX (Will get the award)
“Escape at Dannemora,” Showtime
“Sharp Objects,” HBO

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama

Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander”
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Julia Roberts, “Homecoming” (Will get the award)
Keri Russell, “The Americans”
Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve” (Should get the award)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

Alison Brie, “GLOW”
Candice Bergen, “Murphy Brown”
Debra Messing, “Will & Grace”
Kristen Bell, “The Good Place”
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Should and Will get the award)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Amy Adams, “Sharp Objects” (Will get the award)
Connie Britton, “Dirty John”
Laura Dern, “The Tale” (Should get the award)
Patricia Arquette, “Escape at Dannemora”
Regina King, “Seven Seconds”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Patricia Clarkson, “Sharp Objects”
Penélope Cruz, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (Will get the award)
Thandie Newton, “Westworld” (Should get the award)
Yvonne Strahovski, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama

Billy Porter, “Pose”
Jason Bateman, “Ozark” (Should get the award)
Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
Richard Madden, “Bodyguard” (Will get the award)
Stephan James, “Homecoming”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

Bill Hader, “Barry”
Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Jim Carrey, “Kidding”
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”  (Should and Will get the award)
Sacha Baron Cohen, “Who Is America?”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Antonio Banderas, “Genius: Picasso”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Patrick Melrose”
Daniel Brühl, “The Alienist”
Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (Will get the award)
Hugh Grant, “A Very English Scandal” (Should get the award)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method” (Should get the award)
Ben Whishaw, “A Very English Scandal”
Édgar Ramírez, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
Henry Winkler, “Barry” (Will get the award)
Kieran Culkin, “Succession”

So there you have it. We’ll follow up and after the show and see how we did with our predictions!

– Editor Simon

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Queen Alphabet for Bohemian Rhapsody Opening

The much anticipated new Queen movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury opens November 2nd. The trailers have been great, here’s hoping the whole movie is as good.

To get in the mood I’m posting a Queen Alphabet – 26 songs in an A to Z format.
There are no Queen songs beginning with Q, X or Z so I took a little liberty, but enjoy the playlist!

A = “Another One Bites The Dust”
B = “Bicycle Race”
C = “Calling All Girls”
D = “Death On Two Legs”
E = “Escape from the Swamp” (Flash Gordon OST)
F = “Fat Bottomed Girls”
G = “Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy”
H = “Hammer To Fall”
I = “I’m Going Slightly Mad”
J = “Jealousy”
K = “Keep Yourself Alive” (The first Queen single released in 1973)
L = “Liar”
M = “My Fairy King”
N = “Now I’m Here”
O = “One Vision”
P = “Princes of the Universe”
Q = “QUEEN” Free Play! “I Want to Break Free”
R = “Radio Ga Ga”
S = Somebody to Love
T = “Tie Your Mother Down”
U = “Under Pressure”
V = “Vultan’s Theme (Attack Of The Hawk Men)”
W = “We Are The Champions”
X = “(e)Xecution of Flash”
Y = “You’re My Best Friend”
Z = “(cra)Zy Little Thing Called Love”

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