The shape of water, the science fiction thriller of Guillermo del Toro set in the Cold War, has positioned itself as the big favorite in the next edition of the Golden Globes whose nominations have been announced by the Foreign Press Association.
The film starring Sally Hawkins has seven nominations, followed by The Pentagon Archives and Three Announcements to the Outskirts, which have won six nominations. The other movie that also starts with advantage is Lady Bird, who chooses four awards.
In the category for Best Direction are, in addition to Guillermo del Toro, Martin McDonagh for Three advertisements in the suburbs, Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk, Ridley Scott for All the money in the world and Steven Spielberg for The Pentagon archives.
In the interpretive categories, they opt for the award for Best Drama Actor Timothée Chalamet ( Call Me by Your Name ), Daniel Day-Lewis ( The invisible thread ), Tom Hanks ( The Pentagon Files ), Gary Oldman ( The Darkest Hour ), and Denzel Washington ( Roman J. Israel, Esq. ). For its part, the award for Best Drama Actress fight Jessica Chastain ( Molly’s Game ), Sally Hawkins ( water shape ), Frances McDormand( Three ads outside ), Meryl Streep ( The Pentagon Archives ) and Michelle Williams ( All the Money in the World ).
In the comedy or musical categories, the nominees for Best Actor are Steve Carell ( The Battle of the Sexes ), Ansel Elgort ( Baby Driver ), James Franco ( The Disaster Artist ), Hugh Jackman ( The Great Showman ) and Daniel Kaluuya ( Let me out ). The actresses who choose the Golden Globe in this category are Judi Dench ( Queen Victoria and Abdul ), Margot Robbie ( I, Tonya ), Saoirse Ronan ( Lady Bird ), Emma Stone ( The battle of the sexes ) and Helen Mirren ( The journey of their lives ).
The award ceremony for the 75th edition of the Golden Globes will be held on January 7 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles and will be hosted by American actor, presenter, and comedian Seth Meyers. Meyers takes the witness of a colleague, also the presenter Jimmy Fallon, who served as master of ceremonies in the last edition of the prizes of the awards of the Association of the Foreign Press of Hollywood.