10 SERIES/FILMS NOMINATED AT THE 2018 GOLDEN GLOBES YOU NEED TO SEE
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09 January 2018

2017 was a great year for the TV/Film industry. Stories were picked and told from off the beaten path, which was definitely a welcome surprise. We saw shows like the dystopian-yet-reflective-of-reality show The Handmaid’s Tale where women are forced into physical and sexual servitude and a complete contrast in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a story about a housewife from the 1950s who decides to become a stand-up comedian. In the world of movies, James Franco impressed with a behind the scenes look of cult classic The Room in The Disaster Artist billed as “the making of the best worst movie ever made” while Hugh Jackman displayed his dedication to his craft as circus legend P.T. Barnum, founder of the “greatest show on earth”.

 

This only scratches the surface of all the great content created this year, but if you’re looking for something fresh to watch then we’ve got a list of our top picks from this year’s Golden Globes.

 

TV SERIES

 

The Handmaid’s Tale (Drama/Sci-Fi)

The plot follows a dystopian future following a Second American Civil War where women, called “Handmaids”, are forced into sexual and child-bearing servitude.

Big Little Lies (Crime/Drama)

Madeline, Celeste and Jane are a trio of wealthy young women in Monterey, California. Their lives are shattered when a murder takes place in their idyllic town, unravelling a can of worms.

Fargo (Comedy/Drama)

Lester Nygaard, an insurance salesman, lives a life of monotony with his uninteresting wife. He meets Lorne Malvo who convinces him to tag along in search of a killer.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Comedy/Drama)

It’s the late 1950s and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she has ever wanted — the perfect husband, two kids and an elegant apartment on New York’s Upper West Side. Her seemingly idyllic life takes a surprising turn when she discovers a hidden talent she didn’t previously know she had — stand-up comedy.

This Is Us (Comedy/Drama)

Delve into the lives of people who share the same birthday and whose lives are mysteriously linked to each other.

FILMS

 

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Crime/Drama)

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon — an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence — gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.

The Disaster Artist (Biography/Comedy)

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

The Greatest Showman (Biography/Drama)

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Lady Bird (Comedy/Drama)

Marion McPherson, a California nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job. She also maintains a turbulent bond with a teenage daughter who is just like her — loving, strong-willed and deeply opinionated.

Darkest Hour (Biography/History)

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.

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