2019 Golden Globes Movie Snubs and Surprises Include Ryan Gosling, John Krasinski and Charlize Theron

The nominations were announced on Thursday morning.
By Corinne Heller Dec 06, 2018 3:48 PMTags
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What are they, chopped liver?

The nominees for the 2019 Golden Globes were announced on Thursday morningFirst Man's Ryan GoslingBlack Panther's Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan CooglerA Quiet Place lead John Krasinski, and Widows star and Oscar winner Viola Davis were among the actors who, surprisingly, did not receive nominations. Black Panther was nominated for three awards, including Best Motion Picture — Drama.

And the cast of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again was snubbed entirely—even Meryl StreepAmanda Seyfried's other 2018 film, First Reformed, was also shut out, as were Ethan Coen and Joel Coen's film The Ballad of Buster ScruggsBen Is Back and star Julia RobertsHereditary and star Toni ColletteOnce Upon a Deadpool and star Ryan ReynoldsMary Queen of Scots and stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie and On the Basis of Sex and stars Felicity JonesJustin Theroux and Armie Hammer.

The movie Private Life and stars Kathryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti were also snubbed, despite receiving mostly positive reviews. While most critics did not care for the remake of The Grinch, many people expected the film, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, to receive Golden Globe nods. Same for The Front Runner's Hugh Jackman, who was also denied a nomination. Cumberbatch was, however, nominate for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Patrick Melrose.

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2019 Golden Globes: Nominee Reactions

Meanwhile, Oscar winner Charlize Theron got a nod for Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for her role in Tully, and Rosamund Pike was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama for her part in A Private War

"I honestly didn't expect this and am completely thrilled," Theron said in a statement. "Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for this incredible nomination. I loved playing Marlo, so this is a real honor."

Peter Farrelly also got a surprise nomination for Best Director — Motion Picture for Green Book. These films received mostly positive reviews from critics but were expected to be overshadowed by other films this award season.

No female director, such as Mary Queen of ScotsJosie Rourke or Private Life's Tamara Jenkins, was nominated for a 2019 Golden Globe.

Related: 2019 Golden Globe Film Nominations - Drama

A Star Is Born received five nods, including individual nominations for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, and Best Original Song — Motion Picture. However, it was not nominated for Best Original Score — Motion Picture. 

Check out the Golden Globe nominations snubs and surprises in the TV categories.

Be sure to watch E! News on Sunday, Jan. 6, for E!'s Live From the Red Carpet 2019 Golden Globes special, followed by the telecast on NBC at 8 p.m. And check out FandangoNOW to download or stream all of this year's nominated films and TV shows for half-off all weekend!