Jews vying for gongs – The Australian Jewish News
A number of Jews have been nominated for next year’s Golden Globe Awards.
that of Steven Spielberg West Side Story received four nominations, including best film (musical or comedy) and best director.
Competing against Spielberg for Best Director is Maggie Gyllenhaal for her directorial debut The lost girl, an adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel of the same name.
Andrew Garfield star as Jewish American songwriter and lyricist Jonathan Larson in Tic, Tic… Boom! earned her a nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy), while Alana Haim was nominated for her role in Paul Thomas Anderson Licorice Pizza.
Other Jewish nominees in film categories include Aaron Sorkin for his screenplay for Being the Ricardos, and Hans Zimmer for his score for Dune.
British Jewish actor and writer Brett Goldstein won his first-ever Golden Globe nomination for his role as gruff player-turned-coach Roy Kent in Ted lasso, while epic Jewish actress Hannah Einbinder was nominated for her role in Hacks.
Einbinder competes against 2017 Globe winner and Jewish actress Tracee Ellis Ross for her role in blackish.
NBC has decided that it will not air the annual film and television awards ceremony next year amid the many controversies that have rocked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, from an alleged “culture of corruption” to the absence of colored limbs.
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