Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by
Golden Globes nominations are considered a top indicator of
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. also gave Sony Pictures four nominations for the
The Weinstein Co. received three nominations for "Mandela" and two for "
Paramount received five nominations for
Universal Pictures earned five nominations,
The Golden Globes, of course, aren't the only awards event that give the studios a chance to jockey for prestige supremacy.
On Wednesday, nominations for the
Warner Bros. was the big winner with the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. on Sunday. The studio's "Gravity" and "Her" tied for the organization's best film honors. And "Gravity" won four awards from LAFCA, the most of any movie.
Typically, neither the Los Angeles nor New York critics' picks are reliable predictors of which films will receive Oscar gold.