This morning as the Golden Globe nomination were announced at the Beverly Hilton, Netflix solidified its role as a major motion picture distributor and a television network with 17 nominations in both categories. Sony Pictures had the next most nominations with eight movies while Disney and Warner Bros. had six each. For the television networks, HBO was close behind with 15 nominations. Hulu and Amazon Prime Video had five each.
Leading the Netflix movies was "Marriage Story" which received six nominations. "The Irishman" had five and "The Two Popes, four. For Netflix television series, "The Crown" and "Unbelievable" had four each.
Golden Globe nominations announcement started with president Lorenzo Soria giving a brief introduction of the presenters (Dakota Fanning, Susan Kelechi Watson and Tim Allen) and the Golden Globe Ambassadors, Dylan and Paris Brosnan. Fanning plays "Squeaky" Fromme in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" which got five nominations: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture for Brad Pitt, Best Director and Best Screenplay for Quentin Tarantino.
Watson, probably best known for her role as Beth Pearson in "This Is Us," plays Andrea Vogel, the wife of the protagonist in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." Sterling K. Brown, who plays her husband in "This Is Us," won a Golden Globe last year, but "This Is Us" was not nominated this year. "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" did receive a Golden Globe nomination for Tom Hanks in Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture.
Tim Allen had previously won a Best Actor Golden Globe in 1995 for his television comedy series, "Home Improvement."
The buzz in the room was there weren't many surprises. Michael Douglas received his 10th Golden Globe nomination on his father's 103rd birthday; last year Michael won for the same role he's nominated for this year in Netflix's "The Kominsky Method." Cousins Randy and Thomas Newman are nominated in the same category: Best Original Score; Randy for "Marriage Story" and Thomas for "1917." Neither Randy nor Thomas have won a Golden Globe for either for Best Song or Best Original Score. Below is the full list of nominations.
Best Motion Picture, Drama
"1917": DreamWorks Pictures/Reliance Entertainment/New Republic Pictures/Neal Street Productions/Mogambo, Universal Pictures
"The Irishman": Netflix/ Tribeca Productions/Sikelia Productions/ Winkler Films; Netflix
"Joker": Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow Pictures/Joint Effort; Warner Bros. Pictures
"Marriage Story": Netflix/HeyDay Films, Netflix
"The Two Popes": Netflix/Rideback; Netflix
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
"Dolemite Is My Name," Netflix/Davis Entertainment Company; Netflix
"Jojo Rabbit," Defender Films/Piki Films/Fox Searchlight Pictures/TSG Entertainment, Fox Searchlight Pictures
"Knives Out," T-Street; Lionsgate
"Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood," Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing
"Rocketman," Paramount Pictures
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 Motion Picture - Animated
"Frozen 2," Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," DreamWorks Animation; Universal Pictures
"The Lion King," Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
"Missing Link," LAIKA/ Annapurna Pictures; United Artists Releasing
"Toy Story 4," Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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 Director - Motion Picture
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Best Original Song – Motion Picture
"Spirit" from "The Lion King"
Music and Lyrics by Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Beyoncé
"Stand Up" from "Harriet"
Music and Lyrics by Joshua Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo
Best Television Series - Drama
"Big Little Lies," HBO
"The Crown," Netflix
"Killing Eve," BBC America
"The Morning Show," Apple TV+
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Best TV Series, Comedy
"Fleabag," Amazon Prime Video
"The Kominsky Method," Netflix
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," Amazon Prime Video
"The Politician," Netflix
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy
Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy
Best TV Movie or Limited-Series
Best Actress in a Limited-Series or TV Movie
Best Actor in a Limited-Series or TV Movie
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited-Series or TV Movie
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited-Series, or TV Movie