2020 Golden Globe Predictions

Updated February 24th, 2021

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Netflix)

1. Chadwick Boseman - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary “Mother of the Blues,” Ma Rainey. Late to the session, the fearless, fiery Ma engages in a battle of wills with her white manager and producer over control of her music. As the band waits in the studio’s claustrophobic rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee – who has an eye for Ma’s girlfriend and is determined to stake his own claim on the music industry – spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories revealing truths that will forever change the course of their lives.

2. Anthony Hopkins – The Father

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

3. Gary Oldman – Mank

Mank follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz’s tumultuous development of Orson Welles’ iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).

4. Riz Ahmed - Sound of Metal

A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.​

5. Tahar Rahim - The Mauritanian

Mohamedou Ould Salahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.