Golden Globes 2022: Power of the Dog and Belfast Lead Movie Nominations

The Western drama and the coming-of-age comedy are up for best drama picture, while Kristen Stewart and Lady GaGa face off each other in best drama actress category.

AceShowbiz -The 2022 Golden Globe Awards is still going on after plagued with scandal which led to NBC canceling its broadcast of the upcoming ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has unveiled the nominations, with Snoop Dogg and HFPA president Helen Hoehne on hands to read the list on Monday morning, December 13.

Coming out as frontrunners in the movie field are “The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast“. The two movies lead the nominations with seven each, as both are up for Best Motion Picture – Drama, which is also vied by “CODA“, “Dune” and “King Richard“.

“The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast” are also up for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Meanwhile, the Western drama sends young actor Kodi Smit-McPhee into the race for best supporting actor award, up against “Belfast” stars Jamie Dornan and Ciaran Hinds, “The Tender Bar” actor Ben Affleck and “CODA” star Troy Kotsur.

“The Power of the Dog” lead Benedict Cumberbatch also eyes a Golden Globe for best actor in drama film, up against Mahershala Ali (“Swan Song“), Javier Bardem (“Being the Ricardos“), Will Smith (“King Richard“) and Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy of Macbeth“).

In another major acting category, Kristen Stewart is nominated for best actress in drama for her portrayal of Princess Diana in “Spencer“. She is pitted against Lady GaGa (“House of Gucci“), Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye“), Olivia Colman (“The Lost Daughter“) and Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos“).

West Side Story” is up for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy despite its lackluster performance at the North American box office on its opening weekend. Other movies eying the prize are “Cyrano“, “Don’t Look Up“, “Licorice Pizza” and “Tick, Tick… Boom!“.

In the meantime, Best Motion Picture – Animated category sees a competition between “Encanto“, “Flee“, “Luca“, “My Sunny Maad” and “Raya and the Last Dragon“.

The winners, which also include those in TV categories, will be announced on January 9, 2022.

2022 Golden Globe Movie Nominations:

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • Belfast
  • CODA
  • Dune
  • King Richard
  • The Power of the Dog

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Cyrano
  • Don’t Look Up
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Tick, Tick… Boom!
  • West Side Story

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

  • Compartment No. 6” (Finland, Russia, Germany)
  • Drive My Car” (Japan)
  • The Hand of God” (Italy)
  • A Hero” (France, Iran)
  • Parallel Mothers” (Spain)

Best Director – Motion Picture

  • Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast
  • Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Lost Daughter
  • Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story
  • Denis Villeneuve, “Dune

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

  • Licorice Pizza
  • Belfast
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Don’t Look Up
  • Being the Ricardos

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • Olivia Colman, “The Lost Daughter
  • Nicole Kidman, “Being the Ricardos
  • Lady GaGa, “House of Gucci
  • Kristen Stewart, “Spencer

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Mahershala Ali, “Swan Song
  • Javier Bardem, “Being the Ricardos
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog
  • Will Smith, “King Richard
  • Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Marion Cotillard, “Annette
  • Alain Haim, “Licorice Pizza
  • Jennifer Lawrence, “Don’t Look Up
  • Emma Stone, “Cruella
  • Rachel Zegler, “West Side Story

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “Don’t Look Up
  • Peter Dinklage, “Cyrano
  • Andrew Garfield, “Tick, Tick… Boom!
  • Cooper Hoffman, “Licorice Pizza
  • Anthony Ramos, “In the Heights

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Caitríona Balfe, “Belfast
  • Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story
  • Kirsten Dunst, “The Power of the Dog
  • Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard
  • Ruth Negga, “Passing

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Ben Affleck, “The Tender Bar
  • Jamie Dornan, “Belfast
  • Ciaran Hinds, “Belfast
  • Troy Kotsur, “CODA
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee, “The Power of the Dog

Best Motion Picture – Animated

  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • My Sunny Maad
  • Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

  • Alexandre Desplat], “The French Dispatch
  • Germaine Franco], “Encanto
  • Jonny Greenwood], “The Power of the Dog
  • Alberto Iglesias], “Parallel Mothers
  • Hans Zimmer], “Dune

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

  • “Be Alive” (from “King Richard“)
  • “Dos Oruguitas” (from “Encanto“)
  • “Down to Joy” (from “Belfast“)
  • “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” (from “Respect“)
  • “No Time to Die” (from “No Time to Die“)

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