Golden Globes Nominations – Our Verdict

Thomas FairbairnDecember 10, 20194min0

This week, we found out the nominees for the Golden Globes. It was the first major announcement in advance of the film awards season in the new year.

We know a thing or two about awards, so today we’re including our predictions for the top categories in film. Feel free to get in touch after January 5th and tell us how wrong we were!





The nominees for Best Film (Drama) are 1917, The Irishman, Joker, Marriage Story and The Two Popes.

[Awards International prediction – Marriage Story.]


On the musical and comedy side, the contenders are Dolemite is My NameJojo RabbitKnives OutOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood and Rocketman. 

[AI prediction – Rocketman.]



For the top actors in drama, the nominees are

Christian Bale, Ford v Ferrari

Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

[AI prediction – Joaquin Phoenix.]





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The shortlist for top dramatic actress is:

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renée Zellweger, Judy

[AI prediction: Scarlett Johnansson]



And finally, the nominees for Best Director (film) are:

Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Sam Mendes, 1917

Todd Phillips, Joker

Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

[AI prediction: Sam Mendes]


We’d love to hear back from you with your thoughts about the nominees. Were there any glaring omissions this year? Are we betting on the wrong horses? Let us know in the comments, or email to share your thoughts!


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