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'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Christian Bale's "Vice", a biographical comedy-drama on former Dick Cheney's career, has bagged a maximum of six nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, with "The Favourite", "Green Book" and "A Star Is Born" coming close on the heels with five nominations each.

nominations were announced on Thursday by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organisation behind the award gala, reports

McKay's biopic of Cheney got nods for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, Best in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for as the former President, Best in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for as wife Lynne Cheney, and Best in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for as

Adams, who also nabbed a TV drama nomination for "Sharp Objects", is pitted against ("First Man"), Regina ("If Beale Street Could Talk") and "The Favourite" co-stars and

In the supporting category, Mahershala Ali ("Green Book"), Timothee Chalamet ("Beautiful Boy"), ("BlacKkKlansman") and Richard E. Grant ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?") got the nods with Rockwell.

McKay is also in the race to win Best

"Vice" will face off in the musical comedy category against "The Favourite", "Green Book", "Returns, and "Crazy Rich Asians".

Best drama will be a match between "A Star is Born", "If Beale Street Could Talk", "BlackKklansman", "Black Panther" and "Bohemian Rhapsody", reports

In the other major categories, ("A Star Is Born") is in the race to pick up Best in a Motion Picture - Drama award. She is pitted against ("The Wife"), Melissa McCarthy ("Can You Ever Forgive Me"), Nicole Kidman ("Destroyer") and ("A Private War"). Gaga also was named in the original song category for "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born".

In the best dramatic actor category, ("A Star Is Born") takes on Rami Malek ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), Lucas Hedges ("Boy Erased"), John David Washington ("BlacKkKlansman") and Willem Dafoe ("At Eternity's Gate"). Cooper, a first-time director for "A Star Is Born", also picked up a Best

"The Favourite" star got nominated in in a comedy/ musical, joining ("Returns"), Elsie Fisher ("Eighth Grade"), Charlize Theron ("Tully") and Constance Wu ("Crazy Rich Asians").

In the field of in a comedy or musical along with Bale are Lin-("Returns"), Viggo Mortensen ("Green Book"), Robert Redford ("The Old Man & the Gun") and John C. Reilly ("Stan & Ollie").

"Roma", a family drama by that is being released by Netflix, picked up a nod for Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language, besides nominations for its direction and screenplay.

The nominees for Best Animated were: "Incredibles 2", "Isle of Dogs", "Mirai", "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse".

On the television front, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace" -- a limited series about the fashion designer's brutal murder -- was picked up four nominations. "Barry", "The Kominsky Method" and "Homecoming" scored three nominations, as did "Sharp Objects", "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", and "A Very English Scandal".

The 76th annual will be held here on January 6.



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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 22:16 IST