Emma Stone has won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, for her performance as Bella Baxter in “Poor Things.” This marks her second Golden Globe win after taking home the same prize for “La La Land” in 2017. Altogether, she’s been nominated at the Globes eight times — including for Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Series, Drama for TV’s “The Curse” tonight, January 7, as well.
This sets Stone up for a sure Oscar nomination for Best Actress when the Academy announces its choices on Tuesday, January 23. She plays a kind of Victorian dystopian spin on a reanimated Dr. Frankenstein’s monster in Yorgos Lanthimos’ sex-crazed and visually eye-popping “Poor Things,” altogether at bat in seven categories at the Globes including Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, Best Supporting Actors Willem Dafoe and Mark Ruffalo, Best Director Lanthimos, Best Screenplay for Tony McNamara, and Best Score for Jerskin Fendrix.
Searchlight Pictures opened a soft launch of “Poor Things” in select theaters in early December before going wider circa Christmas, with a worldwide gross of $11 million and counting so far. The estimated $35-million production is a wide swing for a high-concept original movie, albeit adapted loosely from a 1992 epistolary novel by Alasdair Gray.
Lanthimos and Stone previously collaborated on “The Favourite,” which earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar…
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