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Golden Globes: The snubs, surprises and latest reactions to the nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has announced its nominees for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards. " Spotlight ," " The Revenant ," " Carol ," " Mad Max: Fury Road ," and " Room "received Golden Globe nominations for dramatic film, while " The Martian ," " The Big Short ," " Trainwreck ," " Joy " and " Spy " took the motion picture comedy or musical category nominations early Thursday morning. Follow the aftermath of the nominations as we note the snubs, surprises, and reactions. Hosted by Ricky Gervais , the 73rd Golden Globes will be presented Jan. 10 at 5 p.m. Pacific on NBC. 

Double your nominations, double your fun

Aziz Ansari is in it just for the formal wear

 (K.C. Bailey / AP)

(K.C. Bailey / AP)

Very flattered to get nominated for a Golden Globe. I also love wearing tuxedos, so this all works out perfectly.
Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"

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Brie Larson shares set photo in celebration tweet

Listen to each Golden Globe best original song nomination

Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again" - "Furious 7"

Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do" - "50 Shades of Grey"

Brian Wilson, "One King of Love" - "Love & Mercy"

Sam Smith, "Writing's On The Wall" - "Spectre"

Sumi Jo, "Simple Song #3" - "Youth"

 (Gianni Fiorito / Fox Searchlight)

(Gianni Fiorito / Fox Searchlight)

'Flesh & Bone' star Sarah Hay is overwhelmed in Germany

Rami Malek rides the wave of 'Mr. Robot' acclaim

Rami Malek (David Giesbrecht / USA Network)

Rami Malek (David Giesbrecht / USA Network)

Rami Malek's phone is having a rough couple of days.

Just a day after the star of USA's critically acclaimed "Mr. Robot" was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award, he received a second day of congratulatory texts, this time for nabbing a Golden Globe nomination for best actor in a drama.

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Lily Tomlin feels too young for her parts

Lily Tomlin (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

Lily Tomlin (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

I feel elated and on top of the world! Right now, I feel too young for the parts I am playing. Thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie" and "Grandma"

Surprising nominations reflect the impossibility of shortlisting great TV

 (HBO via AP)

(HBO via AP)

As if determined to avoid the “do any of you even watch TV?” reaction that inevitably accompanies the Round Up of Usual Suspects known as the Emmy nominations, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. produced a jaw-dropping list of Golden Globe nominees on Thursday.

And while it continues the long-standing tradition of Golden Globe wackiness, the list also rather bravely reflects the virtually unmeasurable nature of modern television.

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Find out how your favorites are reacting to their nomination

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Nominations for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards came pouring in this morning, and after finding out the good news several nominees took the opportunity to express their appreciation.

Find out what some of them are saying.

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'Empire' producer Brian Grazer on why the TV series resonates

 (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

It has so much unpredictability that lives in each episode. You've got these really great actors in Terrence [Howard] and Taraji [P. Henson], and now Jussie [Smollett] and Yazz and Trai [Byers]. They all have such strong character hooks and are delivering. So much so that we ourselves don't know sometimes what’s going to happen. There's a lot of invention that goes on on set everyday.
Brian Grazer, "Empire"

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Wiz Khalifa gives a shout-out to the Globes

Thumbs-up all around for 'Veep'

Sam Smith, Wiz Khalifa lead tight race for original song

 (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa are among the pop acts that will be vying for original song at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced.

The competition is a tight one.

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Cast and crew of 'Outlander' take to Twitter to celebrate nominations

Amy Schumer gives love to BFF J.Law, 'Trainwreck' costar

Christian Slater 'honored and humbled' by nomination

Paul Feig has plenty to celebrate after Golden Globe nominations

Maggie Smith will see you in Los Angeles

 (Nicola Dove / Sony Classics Pictures)

(Nicola Dove / Sony Classics Pictures)

Sounds like Maggie Smith is planning on making a cameo at the Val party. In a statement released to the press after her Golden Globe nomination for "The Lady in the Van" she implied that she is coming to Los Angeles for the big shindig. Now it's a party.

I am absolutely thrilled to be nominated for a Golden Globe, and to be in such terrifically talented company. I look forward to seeing you all in LA in January. Thank you.
Maggie Smith, "The Lady In the Van"

Gina Rodriguez grateful that education paid off

Gina Rodriguez (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Gina Rodriguez (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Today two fantastic things happened. My work on 'Jane' was recognized and celebrated by some of my favorite people for a second year. And my student loans from the university that taught me to act were paid off. Education works, how serendipitous.
Gina Rodriguez, "Jane the Virgin"

Joanne Froggatt blown away by nomination, inspired by fellow nominees

Joanne Froggatt (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

Joanne Froggatt (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

I'm on set right now and just heard this amazing news. I am absolutely blown away! I couldn't be more grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for this nomination and their continued support. 'Downton Abbey' and Anna Bates have been a big part of my life for some years now. It has been the most exciting journey alongside the most wonderful people. I feel so lucky to have portrayed this character and to be recognized alongside these incredibly talented actresses, who have given such strong, inspirational performances. I couldn't be happier!!!!
Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey"

Star of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Rachel Bloom is giddy, thanks to nomination

Rachel Bloom (Eddy Chen / CW)

Rachel Bloom (Eddy Chen / CW)

Rachel Bloom can't sit still, and for good reason.

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Uzo Aduba expresses gratitude for nomination

Patrick Stewart gets tropical while celebrating nomination

'Wow! This is going to be a tough year to predict'

 (Kerry Hayes / Open Road Films)

(Kerry Hayes / Open Road Films)

Last year, it was "Birdman" versus "Boyhood." The year before: "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" commanded the conversation. The year before that: "Argo" and "Lincoln" battled it out.

Now that the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations have been announced, the only thing that's clear is that we're going to have to wait for this year's Oscar narrative to come into focus. There are a lot of good movies and performances this year, and critics groups and awards voters have yet to reach any kind of consensus on the best of the best.

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The cast of 'Orange is the New Black' congratulates Uzo Aduba

Viola Davis gracious in wake of nominations from multiple outlets

'Outlander' star Caitriona Balfe shares gratitude, praises co-star

Kate Winslet on whether she still gets nervous, even after 10 Golden Globe nominations

 (Francois Duhamel / Universal Pictures)

(Francois Duhamel / Universal Pictures)

Listen, honey, I’m human. … Yes, we get nervous. I wonder if that will ever change. I almost feel more nervous now than I did when I was 20 because I didn’t really understand how hard the competition was back in those days. I barely had a mobile phone, let alone an email address and Internet.
Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

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Zander Lehmann anything but casual about Golden Globe nomination

Zander Lehmann (Los Angeles Times)

Zander Lehmann (Los Angeles Times)

"Casual" creator and showrunner Zander Lehmann is anything but as he celebrates his (and streaming content provider Hulu's) first Golden Globe nomination.

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'Empire' showrunner Lee Daniels is 'humbled,' congratulates Taraji P. Henson

Lee Daniels' Fox hip-hop series

Lee Daniels' Fox hip-hop series "Empire" is nominated for a Golden Globe Award for TV drama and the show's star, Taraji P. Henson, received an acting nod. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)

I am humbled by this recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. To everyone tuning in week after week, embracing our stories and characters, I thank you. And a very special thanks to my partner in crime Danny Strong and the team that made this happen – cast, crew and everyone at Fox.

And Taraji, Yes God! Thank you for breathing life into Cookie. Again so humbled and honored.
Lee Daniels, "Empire"

Saoirse Ronan's secrets to award nominations: Indian curry and gold nail polish

"Brooklyn" actress Saoirse Ronan is nominated for both Golden Globe and SAG awards. (Amy Sussman / Invision / Associated Press)

Countless aspiring actors would kill to be Saoirse Ronan. At just 21 years old, the actress has plenty of experience under her belt and a number of awards nominations (and wins) to show for it. Thursday morning, that list got longer with a Golden Globes nomination for her leading role in "Brooklyn" -- a role that also landed her a Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination.

How she celebrates (and apparently her secrets to getting nominated): Indian curry and gold nail polish.

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'Carol' leads film nods, 3 movies tie for second place

Veteran actors among the nominees include Stallone, Fonda, Smith and Pacino

Sylvester Stallone earned a Golden Globe nomination for supporting actor for his iconic role as Rocky Balboa in

Sylvester Stallone earned a Golden Globe nomination for supporting actor for his iconic role as Rocky Balboa in "Creed." He was nominated for the Golden Globe for lead actor in a drama and screenplay for 1976's "Rocky." (Barry Wetcher / AP)

Sylvester Stallone has waited a long time -- 39 years if you're counting -- to earn another Golden Globe nomination. In 1976, newcomer Stallone received nominations for lead actor in a motion picture drama as well as a screenplay for the original "Rocky." And he went on to receive Oscar nominations in both categories.

Other veteran actresses and actors also did well with the Golden Globes on Thursday.

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Brian Wilson vs. Brian Wilson: Awkward?

Paul Dano plays Brian Wilson in

Paul Dano plays Brian Wilson in "Love & Mercy." (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Paul Dano and John Cusack both play musician Brian Wilson in "Love & Mercy," but only Dano scored a Golden Globe nomination today. So we had to ask: Is that weird?

Honestly, I feel like we love Brian so much –if one of us doesn’t get recognition, to let that be too much of a bad thing wouldn’t be fair to the work we got to do and the experience we had. Naturally, I’d love to see everybody from the film get recognized. But I think it’s only a good thing if anybody does.
Paul Dano, "Love & Mercy"

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Streaming services, cable networks among top TV picks; little to no room for broadcast

Johnny Depp, 'Mad Max' and other Golden Globes snubs and surprises

 (Jasin Boland / Warner Bros.)

(Jasin Boland / Warner Bros.)

The Golden Globes have come a long way in five years. In 2010, you might recall, the nominees in the movie musical or comedy category included such enduring classics as “Burlesque,” “Red” and “The Tourist.” Now comedy nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. awards are at least respectable ("The Big Short" and "Joy") or slightly respectable (“Trainwreck” and "Spy"), and actors are (mostly) lauded for the performances for which they’re nominated.

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Despite flopping, 'Steve Jobs' among top film nominees

Gael García Bernal celebrates 'Mozart in the Jungle' nominations en español

Author Emma Donoghue thrilled by Golden Globe nomination

Emma Donoghue (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Emma Donoghue (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

I'd like to express my gratitude to the Hollywood Foreign Press for nominating me for best screenplay. To be named in such honorable company -- especially since 'Room' is my first feature film -- is a startling delight.
Emma Donoghue, screenwriter of "Room"

Rob Lowe earns nod for meta role in 'The Grinder'

Lenny Abrahamson embraces the 'Room' love

Lenny Abrahamson (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Lenny Abrahamson (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

I want to thank the HFPA for this incredible honor. For an independent film like 'Room' to be nominated for Best Picture for the Golden Globes is an extraordinary vote of confidence and a tribute to the amazing work done by all the talented people involved in the production. I am particularly delighted for Brie Larson and Emma Donoghue. Their unique artistry is being recognized today.
Lenny Abrahamson, director Best Drama nominee "Room"

Amy Schumer might not even take her antidepressants today

Amy Schumer, nominated for her role in

Amy Schumer, nominated for her role in "Trainwreck." (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Recent Golden Globe nominee Amy Schumer called in from New York to spill on her nod for best performance by an actress in "Trainwreck." And the comedy actress was pretty excited about her nomination: So much so that she said she might even abstain from taking her anti-depressants today.

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Rocky's Globes knockout

 (Kirk McKoy)

(Kirk McKoy)

This is an unexpected honor. I am incredibly grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Sylvester Stallone, on his nomination for "Creed"

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Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos proud of Netflix's nine nominations

Ted Sarandos (Neilson Barnard / Getty Images)

Ted Sarandos (Neilson Barnard / Getty Images)

We wish to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for their support of our first original film, 'Beasts of No Nation,' our new series, 'Narcos,' 'Master of None,' 'Bloodline' and 'Grace and Frankie,' as well as our returning nominees 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards.' We are very proud of the 9 nominations, and of the creative talent doing such amazing work for Netflix members around the world.
Ted Sarandos, chief content officer for Netflix

Jane the 'speechless' virgin

Jane's abuela must have been praying nonstop: Gina Rodriguez, who plays new mom Jane Gloriana Villanueva on the CW's telenovela-style comedy "Jane the Virgin," won the Golden Globe Award for actress in a TV comedy last year and is nominated again this year.

Lady Gaga trades songs for screams in wake of Golden Globe nomination

Who was the real 'Danish Girl'? Watch Alicia Vikander describe her

She was a working woman in the 1920s. Just that was extremely radical. ... Her art was a lot about beauty and femininity. ... Her art was quite sexual as well, and quite radical.
Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander is a double Golden Globe nominee. Her "Ex Machina" portrayal of a very human-like robot earned her a supporting actress nomination. And she's competing in the hot category of lead actress in a drama film, for playing the painter wife of artist Lile Elbe (Eddie Redmayne). Elbe was one of the first people in the world to undergo gender reassignment surgery. Watch the video above of Vikander talking about the real Gerda Wegener. And click the link below to read Vikander's interview with The Times' Amy Kaufman about "The Danish Girl" and the media's description of the actress as being "cooly remote."

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Jenji Kohan gives thanks

Jenji Kohan (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Jenji Kohan (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Very cool to be recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Thanks Globe people!
Jenji Kohan, "Orange is the New Black"

Ben Mendelsohn has nothing but love after Golden Globe nomination

Ben Mendelsohn (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Ben Mendelsohn (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Thank you to the HFPA and to Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler for the wonderful characters that they have created.
Danny Rayburn is a fantastic gift to an actor.
Ben Mendelsohn, "Bloodline"

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From 'Interstellar' to 'The Martian,' Matt Damon was originally worried he was playing the same character

 (Twentieth Century Fox)

(Twentieth Century Fox)

I said to Ridley, 'I just did a movie where I play a guy who's stuck by himself on a planet — I don't think I should just follow it up with a guy who's stuck by himself on a planet... Ridley was like, 'Nobody remembers anything!' It's going to be fine!'
Matt Damon, "The Martian"

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'Mr. Robot's' Rami Malek humbled by Golden Globe nom

'No way!': Mark Ruffalo is pleased with his surprise nod

The critic's view of 'Room': 'creepy, frightening, exhilarating'

Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay in a scene from the Golden Globe-nominated

Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay in a scene from the Golden Globe-nominated "Room." (George Kraychyk / AP)

The film's first half is so agonizingly difficult to sit through I desperately wished I were anywhere else, while its unexpectedly affecting second half so completely turned me around there was nowhere else I'd rather have been than right in the moment with this singular film.
Times film critic Kenneth Turan

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How Brie Larson prepared for her tough, emotional role in 'Room'

"This was just a right fit": Brie Larson on working with "Room" director Lenny Abrahamson (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

I talked with a lot of girls who had gone through sexual abuse. One ... recurring theme was that they ... thought they had to be nice girls. ... We're still coming back from many years of girls being chiseled out to be identical and quiet.
Golden Globes nominee Brie Larson

Awards-season buzz for Brie Larson started right after the premiere of "Room" at September's Telluride Film Festival. Soon after, The Times' Rebecca Keegan talked with the actress about her preparation for the tough role as a longtime abduction victim.

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Hulu nabs first Golden Globe nomination with 'Casual'

Hulu has joined streaming content peers Amazon and Netflix by garnering its first Golden Globe nomination for the new comedy "Casual."

Check out our Q&A; with the "Casual" cast as well as Mary McNamara's review of the series, which she calls "disarmingly sincere" and "sneakily self-aware."

Other nominees in the best comedy/musical category include "Mozart in the Jungle," "Orange is the New Black," "Silicon Valley," "Transparent" and "Veep."

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The critic's view of 'Spotlight': 'an eloquent ensemble'

'Spotlight' is both damning and inspiring, depressing and heartening. Though it's set more than a decade in the past, it's the 'All the President's Men' for our time, and, boy, do we need it now.
Times film critic Kenneth Turan

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This is what a script with no dialogue looks like

Shaun in

Shaun in "Shaun the Sheep." (Lionsgate)

Golden Globe nominee "Shaun the Sheep" is up for best animated feature film along with "Anomalisa," "The Good Dinosaur," "Inside Out" and the "The Peanuts Movie."

But one thing "Shaun the Sheep" doesn't have is words. What does that even look like in a screenplay? Take a look at the dialgoue-free script now.

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It's Sir-sha, like inertia, Dennis Quaid

Saoirse Ronan, star of

Saoirse Ronan, star of "Brooklyn." (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

There's always someone whose name gets butchered during award show nominations, and today the lucky winner was Irish actress Saoirse Ronan. Golden Globes presenter Dennis Quaid completely mispronounced the "Brooklyn" star's name on live television, calling her "See-sha." We'll give it to you, dude: It's not the easiest name in the world to say. But you know who's here to save the day? Ryan Gosling. Duh!

The Gos directed Ronan in his first movie, "Lost River," last year, so he got to know the 21-year-old well. He subsequently came up with this neat trick to remember the actress' name: "It's Sir-sha, like inertia!"

'I never saw this coming': Jamie Lee Curtis on 'Scream Queens' and going back to her horror roots

Jamie Lee Curtis at home, Aug. 13, 2015 (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Jamie Lee Curtis at home on Aug. 13 (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

I never saw this coming. I didn't know I wanted it. But now I am delighted to have it. And creatively, I am having the time of my life.
Jamie Lee Curtis talks "Scream Queens" with Greg Braxton

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Alan Cumming is excited

It's not Ah-lee-sha, it's Ah-liss-sia: Let's all learn how to say Alicia Vikander

Double Golden Globe nominee Alicia Vikander (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

Double Golden Globe nominee Alicia Vikander (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

I try to be myself, but I'm always nervous letting go. I am very serious about my work . . . Sometimes I wish people could hang out with me for 10 minutes when I'm speaking Swedish.
Alicia Vikander to The Times' Amy Kaufman

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Sing it! Rachel Bloom from 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' nominated for a Golden Globe

Rachel Bloom from TV series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" has been nominated for a Golden Globe for actress in TV musical/comedy. Might as well break out the "West Covina" tune from the pilot.

Read our review of the series which LA Times critic Mary McNamara called, "intoxicating" and "daffy."

Other nominees include Jamie Lee Curtis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Gina Rodriguez and Lily Tomlin.

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Breaking: America Ferrera is not Gina Rodriguez

Official Golden Globe Twitter account repeatedly misidentifies Golden Globe nominee announcer America Ferrera as Golden Globe nominee Gina Rodriguez.

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Reminder: To the Globes 'The Martian' and 'Joy' are comedies while 'Trumbo' is a drama

Matt Damon in a scene from the film,

Matt Damon in a scene from "The Martian." (Aidan Monaghan / AP)

"The Martian" is a comedy. As is David O. Russell's upcoming movie, "Joy."

So says the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s eligibility committee, which, in a vote, decided to keep both films just where 20th Century Fox wanted them for the upcoming Golden Globes awards.

The blacklist-era biopic "Trumbo" didn't receive its wished-for comedy category placement, however. The HFPA's eligibility committee moved the film and its cast, which includes Bryan Cranston and Louis C.K., to drama.

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Are the Golden Globes trying to one-up the Oscars with host Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is back.  (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)

Ricky Gervais is back. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. first tabbed Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as hosts for its Golden Globes ceremony three years ago, HFPA member H.J. Park came out and stated the obvious.

"It's a coup against the academy, who hates us," Park told The Times.

This year's return to Ricky Gervais can't be seen as a similar stroke of genius, seeing as Gervais has already hosted the show from 2010 to 2012, preceding the Fey-Poehler three-year reign.

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Five story lines worth watching

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in "Trainwreck," a comedy contending in this year's Golden Globes comedy categories. (Universal Pictures)

Golden Globes nominations will be revealed today at 5:15 a.m. Pacific. Before they begin, take time to peruse these five story lines worth watching from this year's races.

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'Spotlight,' 'The Martian,' 'Carol' and more: Predictions for the 2016 Golden Globe nominations

Golden Globe contenders, from left, Eddie Redmayne, Will Smith, Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett. (From left: AP; Melinda Sue Gordon; Warner Bros. / AP; Wilson Webb / AP)

Golden Globe contenders, from left, Eddie Redmayne, Will Smith, Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett. (From left: AP; Melinda Sue Gordon; Warner Bros. / AP; Wilson Webb / AP)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has pivoted slightly in the last couple of years, with its choices for its annual Golden Globe Awards increasingly mirroring the critical mainstream rather than simply rewarding the biggest stars on the planet. Will that trend continue this year? Read on for our predictions.

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