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Golden Globes: ‘Daniels’ Rake in Nominations; Coolidge Looks to Repeat Emmy Magic

Updated on December 14 to reflect Critics Choice nominations.

film poster for Everything Everywhere All at Once, showing collage of people and brightly colored images
Bright Lights Cinema Series hosted Daniels at a March screening.

The Golden Globes nominations are out, and alumni directing duo Daniel Scheinert ‘09 and Daniel Kwan ’10 (aka “Daniels”) picked up Best Director, Screenplay, and Motion Picture nominations for their film, Everything Everywhere All at Once, while Jennifer Coolidge ‘85 is up for Best Supporting Actress for her Emmy-winning role in The White Lotus.

Both Everything Everywhere and The White Lotus were particular favorites of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which gives out the Golden Globes, this year, according to the Los Angeles Times.

And Henry Winkler ’67 was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – TV Series, for his portrayal of acting teacher Gene Cousineau in Barry, a role that won him numerous nominations and an Emmy in 2018.

Everything Everywhere was nominated for six Golden Globe awards. In addition to the Daniels’ nods, it picked up Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical or Comedy (Michelle Yeoh), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jamie Lee Curtis), and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Ke Huy Quan).

Later in the week, Everything Everywhere led the pack with 14 Critics Choice Award nominations, including Best Director and Best Original Screenplay nods for the Daniels, along with Best Picture, Best Comedy, five acting nominations, including Acting Ensemble, and craft categories, including Production Design, Editing, Costume Design, Hair and Makeup, and Visual Effects.

Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan sit on stage talking into mic
Daniel Scheinert ’09, left, and Daniel Kwan ’10, directors of the new sci-fi comedy Everything Everywhere All at Once, speak in the Bright Family Screening Room on March 29.

In all, the film has garnered 76 nominations and 24 awards since its release earlier this year. Among the film’s wins so far have been recent Gotham Awards for Best Feature and Outstanding Supporting Performance for Ke Huy Quan, Atlanta Film Critic Awards in the same categories, an International Star award for lead actress Michelle Yeoh at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, and AFI Awards Movie of the Year.

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Coolidge is nominated once again for playing Tanya in the HBO series The White Lotus, a role that won her a Primetime Emmy in September and a Golden Globe nomination last year. Coolidge has picked up a total of 16 wins and nominations for the role, which she reprises in season two of series.

Jennifer Coolidge giving speech to dolls
Jennifer Coolidge ’85 had a stirring message for the Class of 2020.

A number of Emersonians produced nominated films and series. Among them are:

Alexandra Milchan ’94, executive producer of Black Bird, nominated for Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television; and producer on Tár, nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama.

Joe Mande ’05, consulting producer/co-executive producer on Hacks, nominated for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy.

Megan Mascena Gaspar ’89, producer on The Dropout, nominated for Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Terry Leonard ’99, producer on Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, nominated for Best Motion Picture – Animated.  The Golden Globe Awards will be presented on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 8:00 pm ET on NBC.

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