‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight’ lead Golden Globe nominations
TVC E. Musical romance “La La Land” led the Golden Globe nominations on Monday with seven nods, including the top category of best comedy/musical film, while independent production “Moonlight” led the drama film categories with six nominations.
“La La Land” scored nominations for Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in the lead comedy/musical acting categories, while writer-director Damien Chazelle received nods for best director and best screenplay.
“Moonlight,” the coming-of-age tale of an impoverished black boy struggling with his sexuality, scored nominations for Barry Jenkins in the directing and screenplay categories, while actors Naomie Harris and Mahershala Ali were nominated in the best supporting acting races.
“Moonlight” will face war drama “Hacksaw Ridge,” western crime story “Hell or High Water,” adoption tale “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea,” which is about a working-class family dealing with tragedy, in the best drama film category.
More than 90 journalists in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association choose the Golden Globes. Winners will be announced on Jan. 8 at a televised ceremony hosted by Jimmy Fallon.