Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins Returns earned four Golden Globe nominations: Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy; Best Actress, Emily Blunt; Best Actor, Lin-Manual Miranda; Best Original Score, for composer Marc Shaiman.
Black Panther is nominated for Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Original Score, Motion Picure; and Best Original Song, Motion Picture for “All the Stars.”
Other SFFH nominees are Catriona Balfe in Outlander and Elisabeth Moss in The Handmaid’s Tale, both for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama, and Yvonne Strahovski in The Handmaid’s Tale and Thandie Newton in Westworld, for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.
The Golden Globes
The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 6, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Andy Samberg (of Saturday Night Live)and Sandra Oh (Gal 2000 in Quantum Quest) will host the ceremony. The Golden Globe Awards are given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to honor the best in film and television.
Although Mary Poppins Returns won’t be released until December 19, in addition to four Golden Globe Award nominations, the movie has already won the AFI Award for Movie of the Year. It also won the Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA) for Best Original Song in a Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Film for “The Place Where Lost Things Go.” It was nominated for a HMMA for best original score for a SFFH film.
Mary Poppins Returns will be competing against Crazy Rich Asians, The Favorite, Vice, and The Green Book for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy. Black Panther will be competing against BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star is Born, and If Beale Street Could Talk for Best Motion Picture, Drama. The winners will be announced January 6, 2019.
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Susan Macdonald is the author of the children’s book “R is for Renaissance Faire”, as well as short stories in “Alternative Truths”, “Swords and Sorceress #30”, “Supernatural Colorado”, “Barbarian Crowns”, “Cat Tails””Under Western Stars”, and “Knee-High Drummond and the Durango Kid”. Her articles have appeared on SCIFI.radio’s web site, in The Inquisitr, and in The Millington Star. She enjoys Renaissance Faires (see book above), science fiction conventions, Highland Games, and Native American pow-wows.