The star of the 1982 remake, Quvenzhané Wallis, snags the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.” The December 19th movie release is also up for “Best Original Song – Motion Picture: “Opportunity.”
Another film that is sure to spark plenty of conversation is Selma and it is up for four Golden Globes. The film depicts the march, led by Dr. King, from Montogomery to Selma, Alabama “to secure equal voting rights” for all. They are nominated for “Best Motion Picture – Drama,” and “Best Original Song (Motion Picture)” with “Glory.” Also David Oyelowo is up for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)” and Ava DuVernay for “Best Director (Motion Picture).”
Selma is slated to open Christmas Day 2015, check out the full list of nominees go here.