23 Golden Globes Snubs and Shockers: From 'Game of Thrones' to 'Will & Grace'
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See Which Stars Nabbed a 2018 Golden Globe Nomination

See how Golden Globes screwed over Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig and Kumail Nanjiani in TooFab's picks for this year's biggest snubs and surprising nominations.

The Golden Globe nominees were announced Monday morning, but it seems presenters Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone may have left out a few of the year's most impressive TV shows and movies, and the actors and directors who brought them to life.

"Get Out" writer-director Jordan Peele is among this year's most talked-about snubs, along with "Lady Bird" writer-director Greta Gerwig, while shockers include "Boss Baby" becoming a frontrunner in the Best Animated Feature Film category, despite lots of bad reviews.

See if you agree with TooFab's picks for this year's biggest snubs and shockers in the list below, and tune in to watch the 75th annual Golden Globes -- hosted by Seth Meyers -- on Sunday, January 7 on NBC.


Entire "Game of Thrones" Cast

With one of the largest and most critically-adored -- and awarded -- casts on television, how did "Game of Thrones" get a nom for Best Television Drama without a single nomination for anyone in its cast? It takes a village to make one of the best shows on TV, and one of the reasons people love the show is because of all the characters the cast brings to life so vividly on the screen.

Winona Ryder for "Stranger Things"

Winona Ryder is the heart of "Stranger Things," showcasing the strength and passion of motherhood as flawlessly in Season 2 as she did in Season 1. Her layered performance is both heartbreaking and inspirational, and one of many reasons the Netflix show is so good it warranted a Globe nomination as Best TV Series, Drama.

"Beauty and the Beast"

How on earth did the most talked-about, live-action Disney musical of 2017 not get nominated by an award show with a category devoted to musicals? The music was superb and Emma Watson was sensational as Belle.

Blade Runner 2049

"Blade Runner 2049" didn't make any money at the box office, but it did wow critics and fans of the original -- and was absolutely cinematically gorgeous. Sci-fi cinephiles will undoubtably argue it could have gotten some love in the directing category or been named as one of the best pictures of the year.

Michael Stuhlbarg for "Call Me By Your Name"

Michael Stuhlbarg nearly stole the movie with one incredibly powerful monologue near the film's conclusion. In fact, he might've given one of the most powerful monologues of the year.

Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird"

Gerwig should have been nominated for Best Director for "Lady Bird," which was THE best reviewed movie of 2017. Saoirse Ronan carried the movie in front of the camera, but Gerwig deserves credit for pulling the best performance out of her star and crafting one of the most enjoyable movies of the year.

Jordan Peele for "Get Out"

Not only did writer-director Peele craft a critically acclaimed and thought-provoking blockbuster on a tiny budget, but he created one that defies genre, as it perfectly blended elements of horror, comedy and thriller. No easy feat, considering most comedy-horror movies fail to gain any significant traction in theaters. He deserved a Golden Globes nomination for Best Director, and Twitter is currently enraged he did not.

"Wonder Woman"

No love for "Wonder Woman"? Sure, superhero movies aren't exactly awards season regulars, but this is the Golden Globes, after all, and "Wonder Woman" was one of the most talked-about movies of the year. Patty Jenkins deserves a directing nomination for saving the dumpster fire that is the DC Extended Universe, which has been otherwise stuffed with stinkers, including "Justice League."


Issa Rae was nominated for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy. That's nice and all, but seeing as her performance is the crux of the show, you'd think the two categories would go hand in hand.

"The Good Place" and its stars Kristen Bell and Ted Danson

How was the smartest comedy on network television so completely overlooked? "The Good Place" is subversive genius, and the performances from both Ted Danson and Kristen Bell are a masterclass in underplayed comedy.

Rachel Bloom for "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

After winning two years ago and scoring a nod last year for her consistently hilarious work on The CW's musical comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Rachel Bloom was completely ignored this year. She should write a song about it.

"Ozark" and its star Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman scored a nom for his work on "Ozark," but the entire show is a tour de force of the dark underbelly of Middle America that was more than worthy of a Best Series nomination as well.


Alison Brie stripped down the glamour for a gripping performance, but she's only as good as the compelling and unique world that surrounds her in one of the most surprising series on television.

"Dear White People"

Maybe "Dear White People" was just too woke. Justin Simien expanded his 2014 film into a critically-adored masterclass on race relations, and yet it got ignored in every category by the HFPA.

Sonequa Martin-Green for "Star Trek: Discovery"

Sure, sci-fi is a tough sell for any awards show, but Sonequa Martin-Green pours a depth into her performance on "Star Trek: Discovery" never before seen in the franchise. The richest "Trek" yet could have gotten some love.


Viewers and critics alike couldn't take their eyes off of Netflix's serial killer psychological drama "Mindhunter." Despite landing on numerous "best of 2017" lists, it wasn't "best" enough to get any recognition from the Globes.

Jennifer Lawrence for "mother!"

Say what you will of write-director Darren Aronofsky's allegorical horror movie, but Jennifer Lawrence gave a mesmerizing performance alongside Javier Bardem as a housewife whose life is thrown into chaos when mysterious strangers arrive at her home.

"The Big Sick"

This heartfelt and hilarious critically acclaimed comedy, about a man sticking by an ex-girlfriend (and eventual wife) while she's in a coma, was shaded out of Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical category, while star Kumail Nanjiani also got the shaft.

"The LEGO Batman Movie"

"Ferdinand" hasn't even been released or reviewed yet and it's nominated twice. "Boss Baby" was bashed by critics. Meanwhile, both audiences and critics loved Will Arnett's hilarious Lego Batman. In fact, this Dark Knight adventure was more well received than both "Batman v Superman" and "Justice League."

"Veep" and its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus

After five consecutive nominations for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and two for "Veep," how did the Golden Globes suddenly forget all about her and the show? The political satire is as sharp and biting as ever, with Dreyfus still slaying.


Jessica Biel for "The Sinner"

We're not saying Jessica Biel doesn't deserve recognition for her role as Cora Tannetti -- a young mother overcome by rage who ends up committing a startling and very public act of violence -- but the USA Network miniseries didn't get a lot of buzz, so it is certainly surprising.

"Boss Baby"

The movie about a talking, corporate baby is a certified blockbuster after grossing nearly $500 million worldwide, but it's certified "rotten" with a meager 52 percent Rotten Tomatoes score. And yet it was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film, while "LEGO Batman" -- suspiciously missing from the category -- was adored by audiences and holds a 91 percent "fresh" rating on America's favorite critic aggregating site.

"Will & Grace"

We all agree that it's nice to have it back -- and it's one of TV's better revivals -- but is it really one of the very best comedy shows of the year or does the Hollywood Foreign Press Association just really want the cast to come get drunk at the Globes. We're betting on the latter, considering "Insecure" secured an acting nomination for its star and creator, Issa Rae, but seems to have lost its spot in the Best TV Series, Comedy category to "Will & Grace."

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