2019 Golden Globes: Award-Nominated Media at the Library

With awards season just around the corner, the first batch of award nominations are beginning to trickle in. The nominees for the 76th Golden Globe Awards were recently announced, which acknowledge the arts of both film and television. While many of the nominated works aren’t available yet to purchase, here is a list of the nominated movies and television series owned by the Sewickley Public Library!

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Film

Cover ImageBlack Panther
Nominations: 
Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Original Score – Motion Picture, Best Original Song – Motion Picture
Total Nominations:
3

Summary: King T’Challa is the ruler of the technologically advanced and isolated African nation of Wakanda. Just as he returns, his power is challenged and he must take up the mantle of the super hero Black Panther to save his people.

 

Cover ImageBlacKkKlansman
Nominations: 
Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama (John David Washington), Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture (Adam Driver), Best Director – Motion Picture (Spike Lee)
Total Nominations:
4

Summary: A black cop in Colorado Springs infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan with the help of a Jewish fellow officer, who acts as his surrogate.

 

Cover ImageBoy Erased
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama (Lucas Hedges), Best Original Song – Motion Picture (“Revelation”)
Total Nominations: 2

Summary: Based on a true story, Garrard Conley is sent by his parents to a controversial conversion therapy camp after being unwillingly outed as gay at the age of nineteen. As the camp unsuccessfully attempts to “cure” him of his sexuality, he begins to finally accept and love his true self.

 

Cover ImageCrazy Rich Asians
Nominations: 
Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Constance Wu)
Total Nominations:
2

Summary: Rachel Chu lives a seemingly normal life in New York City, but that all changes when she accompanies her boyfriend Nick Young to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore, where she learns he belongs to one of the most wealthy and influential families in the country.

 

Cover ImageEighth Grade
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Elsie Fisher)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: All Kayla Day wants is for her last week of middle school to go smoothly, but she is quickly overwhelmed by the awkward, embarrassing, and overwhelming emotions that come with modern adolescence.

 

Tully
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Charlize Theron)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: After giving birth to her third child, young mother Marlo is surprised to find that her brother has hired her a nanny in the form of Tully, a woman who Marlo at first butts heads with, but eventually grows close to.

 

Cover ImageIncredibles 2
Nominations:
Best Motion Picture – Animated
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: The sequel to Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles finds the super-powered Parr family adjusting to their life after the events of the first film. When mom Helen is enlisted to help with a campaign to bring back super heroes, dad Bob must deal with keeping the Parr household running.

 

Cover ImageIsle of Dogs
Nominations: 
Best Motion Picture – Animated, Best Original Score – Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat)
Total Nominations:
2

Summary: In a dystopian future Japan, dogs have been outlawed and sent to live on a remote island after a outbreak of canine flu threatens to spread to humans. Young Atari travels to the island to find and rescue his beloved dog, Spots.

 

A Quiet Place
Nominations:
Best Original Score – Motion Picture (Marco Beltrami)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: Two parents and their children, one of whom is deaf, prepare for the birth of a new child and try to survive in an apocalyptic future where vicious aliens that hunt by sound have wiped out most of the Earth’s population.

 

The Wife
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama (Glenn Close)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: A wife reevaluates the creative choices she has made in her life as she travels to Stockholm with her narcissistic husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature for his many successful works.

 

Television Series

Cover ImageThe Americans
Nominations: 
Best Television Series – Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Keri Russell), Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (Matthew Rhys)
Total Nominations:
3

Summary: The Americans follows two KGB spies posing as an American couple during the Cold War. The show’s lead actors also received the same Golden Globe nominations for their performances in 2017.

 

Killing Eve
Nominations: 
Best Television Series – Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Sandra Oh)
Total Nominations:
2

Summary: Eve Polastri is a desk-bound MI5 officer, but that changes when she begins to track down elusive psychopathic killer Villanelle, and both women soon become obsessed with each other.

 

Outlander
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Caitriona Balfe)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: Claire Randall, a WWII nurse, is magically transported back to 1743 Scotland, where she meets the charming Highland swashbuckler Jamie Fraser. The show was also nominated for Golden Globe awards in 2016 and 2017.

 

The Handmaid’s Tale
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Elizabeth Moss), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Yvonne Strahovski)
Total Nominations:
2

Summary: In a dystopian future where women are property, Offred, a handmaid tasked with bearing children to a powerful man, is drawn towards rebellion. The show won two Golden Globes in 2017.

 

Barry
Nominations: 
Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Bill Hader), Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Henry Winkler)
Total Nominations:
3

Summary: A midwestern hitman travels to Los Angeles to murder a target, but instead finds himself pulled into the L.A. theater scene and its hopeful and accepting community.

 

The Good Place
Nominations: 
Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Kristen Bell)
Total Nominations:
2

Summary: The Good Place is where good people go when they die, and Eleanor Shellstrop knows for sure that she was let in by mistake. She hopes to fly under the radar, but a series of disasters begin affecting the Good Place, and they all seem to be centered around Eleanor.

 

Atlanta
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Donald Glover)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: Atlanta follows two cousins as they navigate the Atlanta rap scene and attempt to improve the lives of themselves and their families. The show won two Golden Globes in 2017, including the same award Donald Glover is nominated for this year.

 

Westworld
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Thandie Newton)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: In a futuristic world, the rich can pay to enter the American West immersive theme park Westworld, manned by ultra-realistic robots who are programmed to think they are human. As the robots begin to figure things out, the balance of the park, and the world, is put in danger.

 

Succession
Nominations:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Kieran Culkin)
Total Nominations:
1

Summary: After learning about the declining health of their father, Logan Roy’s four clashing children begin a messy battle over who will control the family’s massive media empire if their father should pass.

 

Will & Grace: The Revival
Nominations: 
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Debra Messing)
Total Nominations: 
1

Summary: This famous sitcom returned this year for a ninth season, where it received critical acclaim. The show follows friends Will and Grace as they navigate love, life, and everything in between.

 

Limited Television Series

Sharp Objects
Nominations: 
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Amy Adams), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Patricia Clarkson)
Total Nominations:
3

Summary: A troubled crime reporter returns to her hometown to investigate the murder of two young girls, where she must once again face her overbearing mother and the life she left behind.

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