Birdman is king of the hill when it comes to garnering the prestigious Golden Globe nominations. The classy drama has flown the coop with a whopping 7 nominations. John Textor seems assured that Birdman will win in at least several of the categories it has won nominations in, and may even sweep the house.
Other prime contenders in the race won notable nods at five apiece, these being Boyhood and The Imitation Game. Birdman has been hailed as a major success, particularly for the career rejuvenation it has afforded to long time leading man Michael Keaton (Beetlejuice, Batman), whose career had been somewhat in the dumps for nearly a decade prior to the runaway success of his latest starring vehicle.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu won a nod for Best Director for his work on the hugely successful film, while other major beneficiaries of a Golden Globe nod included Antonio Sanchez for Best Original Score and Edward Norton for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.
Meanwhile, Birdman was also nominated for Golden Globes in such prestigious categories as Best Motion Picture and even Best Screenplay (for which director Iñárritu won a second nomination).
The Golden Globes awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on January 11, 2015. It is sure to be a memorable night of speeches and celebrity sightings. Birdman, with its amazing 7 nominations, is sure to be the standout hit of the evening.