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'Men' Reaches Out for a Few Good Globes : Awards: Film garners five Golden Globe nominations in key categories; 'Aladdin' also gets five with four of those for its song score.

December 30, 1992|DAVID J. FOX | TIMES STAFF WRITER

In the screenplay category, all five nominees are for films selected in best picture categories: Bo Goldman for "Scent of a Woman," Ruth Prawer Jhabvala for "Howards End," Aaron Sorkin for "A Few Good Men," Michael Tolkin for "The Player" and David Webb Peoples for "Unforgiven."

"Howards End" star Emma Thompson, who has been named best actress by the Los Angeles and New York critics, was among best dramatic actress nominees, while Robert Downey Jr.'s much-lauded performance as silent screen star Charlie Chaplin won him a nod among the best dramatic actors.

Among other highlights: Miranda Richardson was twice nominated, for a leading role in "Enchanted April" and for supporting actress in director Louis Malle's "Damage"; Pacino also was nominated twice, as best actor in "Scent of a Woman" and for his supporting role in "Glengarry Glen Ross." Gene Hackman, who played the genial but sadistic sheriff in "Unforgiven," has been voted prizes by the Los Angeles and New York critics and is a supporting actor nominee in the Globes.

The Golden Globes for television are less closely followed by the industry since the Emmy Awards come at the end of summer.

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Thursday December 31, 1992 Home Edition Calendar Part F Page 9 Column 4 Entertainment Desk 3 inches; 93 words Type of Material: Correction
"Aladdin" nominations--Walt Disney Pictures' "Aladdin" received five Golden Globe nominations, one for best musical or comedy picture and four in musical categories. One of its nominated songs, "Prince Ali," with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman, was omitted from the nominations list in Wednesday's Calendar.
Wrong photo--Miranda Richardson, pictured above, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards Tuesday, including best actress for her role in "Enchanted April" and best supporting actress for her role in "Damage." A photo of actress Joan Plowright was inadvertently identified as Richardson in some editions of Wednesday's Calendar.
PHOTO: Miranda Richardson

Last year's Globe dramatic series winner, "Northern Exposure," was again nominated in that category, joined by "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Homefront," "I'll Fly Away," and "Sisters." "Northern Exposure" won the Emmy earlier this year.

The 1991 winner for best comedy series, "Brooklyn Bridge," was again nominated this year, joining "Cheers," "Evening Shade" "Murphy Brown" and "Roseanne." The low-rated "Brooklyn Bridge" was recently pulled from the CBS schedule.

The competition for miniseries or movie made-for-TV included the Emmy winner for this category, "Miss Rose White." The Hallmark Hall of Fame/Lorimar Television project featured Kyra Sedgwick in the title role, Maureen Stapleton and Amanda Plummer. Sedgwick received a Globe nomination for best actress, and Plummer, who won the Emmy, is a Globe nominee for best supporting actress.

Times staff writer Susan King contributed to this report.

A complete list of the Golden Globe nominations:

Films

MOTION PICTURE--Drama: "The Crying Game," Miramax Films; "A Few Good Men," Columbia Pictures; "Howards End," Sony Pictures Classics; "Scent of a Woman," Universal Pictures; "Unforgiven," Warner Bros.

MOTION PICTURE--Musical or Comedy: "Aladdin," Buena Vista Pictures Distribution Inc.; "Enchanted April," Miramax; "Honeymoon in Vegas," Columbia; "The Player," Fine Line Feature; "Sister Act," Buena Vista.

ACTRESS--Drama: Mary McDonnell, "Passion Fish"; Michelle Pfeiffer, "Love Field"; Susan Sarandon, "Lorenzo's Oil"; Sharon Stone, "Basic Instinct"; Emma Thompson, "Howards End."

ACTOR--Drama: Tom Cruise, "A Few Good Men"; Robert Downey Jr., "Chaplin"; Jack Nicholson, "Hoffa"; Al Pacino, "Scent of a Woman"; Denzel Washington, "Malcolm X."

ACTRESS--Musical or Comedy: Geena Davis, "A League of their Own"; Whoopi Goldberg, "Sister Act"; Shirley MacLaine, "Used People"; Miranda Richardson, "Enchanted April"; Meryl Streep, "Death Becomes Her."

ACTOR--Musical or Comedy: Nicolas Cage, "Honeymoon in Vegas"; Billy Crystal, "Mr. Saturday Night"; Marcello Mastroianni, "Used People"; Tim Robbins, "Bob Roberts"; Tim Robbins, "The Player."

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE: "Close to Eden," Russia; "Indochine," France; "Like Water for Chocolate," Mexico; "Tous le Matins du Monde," France.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Geraldine Chaplin, "Chaplin"; Judy Davis, "Husbands and Wives"; Joan Plowright, "Enchanted April"; Miranda Richardson, "Damage"; Alfre Woodard, "Passion Fish."

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Gene Hackman, "Unforgiven"; Jack Nicholson, "A Few Good Men"; Chris O'Donnell, "Scent of a Woman"; Al Pacino, "Glengarry Glen Ross"; David Paymer, "Mr. Saturday Night."

DIRECTOR: Robert Altman, "The Player"; Clint Eastwood, "Unforgiven"; James Ivory, "Howards End"; Robert Redford, "A River Runs Through It"; Rob Reiner, "A Few Good Men."

SCREENPLAY: Bo Goldman, "Scent of a Woman"; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, "Howards End"; Aaron Sorkin, "A Few Good Men"; Michael Tolkin, "The Player"; David Webb Peoples, "Unforgiven."

ORIGINAL SCORE: Vangelis, "1492: Conquest of Paradise"; Alan Menken, "Aladdin"; Jerry Goldsmith, "Basic Instinct"; John Barry, "Chaplin"; Trevor Jones and Randy Edelman, "The Last of the Mohicans."

ORIGINAL SONG: "Beautiful Maria of My Soul," "The Mambo Kings," music Robert Kraft, lyrics Arne Glimcher; "Friend Like Me," "Aladdin," music Alan Menken, lyrics Howard Ashman; "This Used to Be My Playground," "A League of Their Own," music and lyrics Madonna and Shep Pettibone; "A Whole New World," "Aladdin," music Alan Menken, lyrics Tim Rice.

Television

SERIES--Drama: "Beverly Hills, 90210," Fox; "Homefront," ABC; "I'll Fly Away," NBC; "Northern Exposure," CBS; "Sisters," NBC.

ACTRESS--Drama series: Mariel Hemingway, "Civil Wars"; Angela Lansbury, "Murder, She Wrote"; Marlee Matlin, "Reasonable Doubts"; Regina Taylor, "I'll Fly Away"; Janine Turner, "Northern Exposure."

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