77th Golden Globes: Predictions – Special Features #56

It’s time to get ready for the first major awards show of 2020 — The Golden Globe Awards. Though not at all as prestigious as the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes ceremony is known all around the globe as the major American precursor to the Oscars. Today, I’ll give out my own predictions for the ceremony which is being held in a couple of hours.


TV


Best Mini-Series or Television Film

  • Will Win: Chernobyl – HBO.
  • Could Win: Unbelievable – Netflix.
  • Should Win: Chernobyl – HBO.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: When They See Us – Netflix.

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film

  • Will Win: Andrew Scott – Fleabag.
  • Could Win: Kieran Culkin – Succession.
  • Should Win: Andrew Scott – Fleabag.

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film

  • Will Win: Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown.
  • Could Win: Meryl Streep – Big Little Lies.
  • Should Win: Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown.

Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film

  • Will Win: Jared Harris – Chernobyl.
  • Could Win: Russell Crowe – The Loudest Voice.
  • Should Win: Jared Harris – Chernobyl.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Jharrel Jerome – When They See Us.

Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film

  • Will Win: Michelle Williams – Fosse/Verdon.
  • Could Win: Helen Mirren – Catherine the Great.

Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Will Win: Bill Hader – Barry.
  • Could Win: Ben Platt – The Politician.
  • Should Win: Bill Hader – Barry.

Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Will Win: Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag.
  • Should Win: Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag.

Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama

  • Will Win: Brian Cox – Succession.
  • Could Win: Billy Porter – Pose.
  • Should Win: Brian Cox – Succession.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Jeremy Strong – Succession.

Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama

  • Will Win: Olivia Colman – The Crown.
  • Could Win: Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show.
  • Should Win: Olivia Colman – The Crown.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Regina King – Watchmen.

Best Television Series – Drama

  • Will Win: Succession – HBO.
  • Could Win: The Morning Show – Apple+.
  • Should Win: Succession – HBO.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Watchmen – HBO.

Best Television Series – Musical / Comedy

  • Will Win: Fleabag – Amazon Video.
  • Could Win: The Politician – Netflix.
  • Should Win: Fleabag – Amazon Video.

Film


Best Foreign Language Film

  • Will Win: Parasite.
  • Could Win: Pain and Glory.
  • Should Win: Parasite.

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Will Win: Toy Story 4.
  • Could Win: Frozen II.
  • Should Win: Toy Story 4.

Best Original Song

  • Will Win: “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Rocketman.
  • Could Win: “Into the Unknown,” Frozen II.
  • Should Win: “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Rocketman.

Best Original Score

  • Will Win: Thomas Newman – 1917.
  • Could Win: Hildur Gudnadóttir – Joker.
  • Should Win: Thomas Newman – 1917.

Best Screenplay

  • Will Win: Marriage Story.
  • Could Win: Parasite / Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
  • Should Win: Parasite.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Knives Out.

Best Director

  • Will Win: Bong Joon-ho – Parasite.
  • Could Win: Martin Scorsese – The Irishman / Sam Mendes – 1917.
  • Should Win: Bong Joon-ho – Parasite.

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

  • Will Win: Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
  • Could Win: Al Pacino / Joe Pesci – The Irishman.
  • Should Win: Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Song Kang-ho – Parasite.

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

  • Will Win: Laura Dern – Marriage Story.
  • Could Win: Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers.
  • Should Win: Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers.

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Will Win: Taron Egerton – Rocketman.
  • Could Win: Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood / Eddie Murphy – Dolemite Is My Name.

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Will Win: Awkwafina – The Farewell.
  • Could Win: Ana de Armas – Knives Out.

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Will Win: Joaquin Phoenix – Joker.
  • Could Win: Adam Driver – Marriage Story.
  • Should Win: Adam Driver – Marriage Story.

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Will Win: Renee Zellweger – Judy.
  • Could Win: Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story / Charlize Theron – Bombshell.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • Will Win: The Irishman.
  • Could Win: Joker / 1917.

Best Motion Picture – Comedy / Musical

  • Will Win: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
  • Could Win: Knives Out / Jojo Rabbit.

What films are you cheering for during the Golden Globes? Sound off in the comments.


– Jeffrey Rex Bertelsen.

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