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Barbenheimer: Who shines in Golden Globe Nominations?


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Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie’s film ‘Barbie’ has emerged as the frontrunner in the 80th Golden Globe nominations, surpassing Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer‘ in a box office showdown turned awards rivalry. The battle for Golden Globe supremacy has intensified as Warner Bros.’ ‘Barbie’ secured an impressive 9 nominations, while Universal’s ‘Oppenheimer’ closely followed with 8 nods. This unexpected twist in the Golden Globes race has captured the attention of film enthusiasts and industry insiders alike.

‘Barbie’ not only clinched the top spot in overall nominations but achieved a remarkable feat by earning three nominations in the prestigious Best Original Song category. The film’s recognition extends to various categories, including Best Musical/Comedy, nominations for the three lead actors, screenplay, director, and the newly introduced Cinematic Achievement category.

Leading the charge for ‘Barbie’ is Ryan Gosling, who secured his sixth Golden Globe nomination. Gosling’s previous nominations include notable performances in ‘La La Land,’ where he won the award for Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy, ‘The Ides of March,’ ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ ‘Blue Valentine,’ and ‘Lars and the Real Girl.’ Director Greta Gerwig, with her fifth Globe nomination, earned her first nod for directing, while Margot Robbie notched her fourth nomination for her portrayal of Barbie. Robbie’s earlier nominations encompassed ‘Babylon,’ ‘Bombshell,’ and ‘I, Tonya.’

On the opposing front, ‘Oppenheimer’ made a strong showing in categories such as Best Drama, Best Director (Christopher Nolan), Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Cillian Murphy), and Best Supporting Actor/Actress. The film also garnered nominations for Original Score and Cinematic Achievement. Christopher Nolan, aiming for his first win from the Hollywood Foreign Press, received his sixth Globe nomination, while Oppenheimer star Robert Downey Jr. added to his impressive tally of six nominations, having secured two wins previously.

As the Golden Globe nominations unfold, the competition between ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’ adds an extra layer of excitement and anticipation to the upcoming awards ceremony. Movie enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the winners in each category, eager to see which film will take home the coveted trophies.

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