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By Heather McKinney

The 76th annual Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning by Terry Crews, Leslie Mann, Danai Gurira, Christian Slater, and Golden Globe Ambassador Isan Elba. Held on January 6, the Golden Globes will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg on NBC at 7:00 pm.

Here is a look at some of the nominated titles you can check out with EVPL:

Best Motion Picture – Drama

Black Panther

King T’Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war.

 

 

 

Blackkklansman

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

 

 

 

Bohemian Rhapsody: The Original Soundtrack

Bohemian Rhapsody is a movie based on the true story of Queen’s journey from the start of the rock band to their now-legendary 1985 performance at the Live Aid concert in Wembley Stadium. The story chronicles lead singer Freddie Mercury’s tempestuous journey from an outcast immigrant struggling to find his place in a rejecting society to his becoming a beloved and world-famous artist. (Summary: IMDb)

Starring University of Evansville alumnus and Golden Globe nominee, Rami Malek.

 

 

 

 

If Beale Street Could Talk: Novel

Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, the story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions: affection, despair, and hope. In a love story that evokes the blues, where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined, the author has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche.

 

 

A Star is Born: The Original Soundtrack

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. (Summary: IMDb)

 

 

 

 

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Crazy Rich Asians

A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country₂s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.

 

 

 

Mary Poppins Returns: eBook

Michael and Jane Banks will never forget the magical moments of their childhood spent with Mary Poppins. When their practically perfect nanny returns to 17 Cherry Tree Lane to look after Michael’s children, she brings the same joy and wonder to the next generation of the Banks family.

 

 

 

 

 

Best Motion Picture – Animated

Incredibles 2

Bob Parr, Mr. Incredible, has unwittingly demonstrated repeated that Supers can cause as much damage as villains while protecting the world, which causes his wife — Elastigirl — to be chosen as the face of a movement to make Supers legal again. Still, it will take the entire gang to take down a new supervillain bent on mind-controlling the entire world!

 

 

 

Isle of Dogs

When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari Kobayashi embarks on an epic journey in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.

 

 

 

 

 

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: The Official Guide

Experience an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the world of Marvel’s greatest hero as never before in this deluxe collector’s edition. Discover secrets behind the production of Spider-Man’s spectacular new film as the filmmakers and voice cast reveal how they brought the expansive Spider-Verse to life. Includes never-before-seen artwork and everything you need to know when swinging through one of Spidey’s biggest films yet. (Summary: Amazon)

 

 

 

Best Television Series – Drama

The Americans

It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth’s relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip, who has left espionage behind. As Philip’s friendship with FBI agent Stan Beeman grows, the danger of exposure of the family ‘business,’ which now includes Paige, reaches crisis level.

 

 

 

Killing Eve

Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose deskbound job doesn’t fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. Follow these two women, equally obsessed with each other, as they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.

 

 

 

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Barry

A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city’s theatre arts scene.

 

 

 

 

 

The Good Place

The show follows Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife and, thanks to some kind of error, is sent to the Good Place instead of the Bad Place, which is definitely where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael, the wise architect of the Good Place who doesn’t know he’s made a mistake, she’s determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome, or at least the pretty good, person within.

 

 

 

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

The Alienist: Novel

When a madman begins stalking victims on the streets of 1896 New York, a team of investigators is forced to apply radical and untested techniques that include fingerprinting and the controversial science of psychology.

 

 

 

 

 

Sharp Objects: Novel

Reluctantly returning to her hometown after an eight-year absence to investigate the murders of two preteen girls, a newspaper reporter is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic, thirteen-year-old half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings, a probe that leads her all too close to the secrets of her own past.

 

 

 

A Very English Scandal: eAudiobook

A behind-the-scenes look at the desperate, scandalous private life of a British MP and champion manipulator, and the history-making trial that exposed his dirty secrets.

 

 

 

 

 

See the full list of Golden Globes nominees.

Heather McKinney
Writing & Social Media Specialist

Heather McKinney


Heather is a Gryffindor and a dog mom. She is a media nerd and news geek.

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