This year’s Golden Globes nominations are in, and it’s no surprise that Captain Fantastic is up for two. The film has received strong reviews and has garnered eighteen nominations, including four for Best Actor. With a cast including Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, and Viggo Mortensen, the film is sure to be a contender. But what are the other nominees? Below are some of the contenders that deserve some major attention.
The film has already reaped multiple nominations, including the SAG and Critics’ Choice Awards, and has won numerous accolades at various film festivals. The film’s SAG and Critics’ Choice Awards are a welcome addition to its tally. Mortensen was also nominated for a Golden Globe. And there is no shortage of other nominations for Mortensen. After the Oscar Nominees Luncheon, he spoke with Deadline about the film and the director, Gary Ross.
The film was released in 2016, but has been streaming on Netflix since February 2021. The script was written by Matt Ross, known for his roles on Silicon Valley and Big Love. The film also stars Viggo Mortensen, who previously starred in the Oscar-nominated movie “The Big Sick.” He is a self-reliant and free-thinking man who raises his children in a remote cabin. It’s a swashbuckling drama and winner of two Golden Globe Awards, the former for Best Director and the latter for Best Original Screenplay.