AceShowbiz - The 2022 Golden Globe Awards is still going on after plagued with scandal which led to NBC canceling its broadcast of the upcoming ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has unveiled the nominations, with Snoop Dogg and HFPA president Helen Hoehne on hands to read the list on Monday morning, December 13.
Coming out as frontrunners in the movie field are "The Power of the Dog" and "Belfast". The two movies lead the nominations with seven each, as both are up for Best Motion Picture - Drama, which is also vied by "CODA", "Dune" and "King Richard".
"The Power of the Dog" and "Belfast" are also up for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Meanwhile, the Western drama sends young actor Kodi Smit-McPhee into the race for best supporting actor award, up against "Belfast" stars Jamie Dornan and Ciaran Hinds, "The Tender Bar" actor Ben Affleck and "CODA" star Troy Kotsur.
"The Power of the Dog" lead Benedict Cumberbatch also eyes a Golden Globe for best actor in drama film, up against Mahershala Ali ("Swan Song"), Javier Bardem ("Being the Ricardos"), Will Smith ("King Richard") and Denzel Washington ("The Tragedy of Macbeth").
In another major acting category, Kristen Stewart is nominated for best actress in drama for her portrayal of Princess Diana in "Spencer". She is pitted against Lady GaGa ("House of Gucci"), Jessica Chastain ("The Eyes of Tammy Faye"), Olivia Colman ("The Lost Daughter") and Nicole Kidman ("Being the Ricardos").
"West Side Story" is up for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy despite its lackluster performance at the North American box office on its opening weekend. Other movies eying the prize are "Cyrano", "Don't Look Up", "Licorice Pizza" and "Tick, Tick... Boom!".
In the meantime, Best Motion Picture - Animated category sees a competition between "Encanto", "Flee", "Luca", "My Sunny Maad" and "Raya and the Last Dragon".
The winners, which also include those in TV categories, will be announced on January 9, 2022.
2022 Golden Globe Movie Nominations:
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Best Director - Motion Picture
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Best Motion Picture - Animated
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Best Original Song - Motion Picture