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5 Golden Globes 2021 categories sci-fi fans need to watch

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At this year's Golden Globes on February 28, there's strong sci-fi representation in a few key categories.

Here are the five Golden Globes categories and nominees sci-fi fans need to pay attention to.

5. Best motion picture — Musical or comedy

Palm Springs

Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a sci-fi twist on the romantic comedy, taking time-looping cues from Groundhog Day. It's up for best picture in the "comedy or musical" category.

4. Best performance by an actor in a motion picture — Musical or comedy

Andy Samberg, Palm Springs

Andy Samberg — Palm Springs

The lead of Palm Springs is up for his own award for a performance that balances the boredom, madness, and acceptance of his impossible situation.

3. Best motion picture — Animated

Over the Moon, Soul, Onward, Wolfwalkers

Over the Moon

This mix of fantasy and sci-fi follows a young girl building a rocket to meet a mythical moon goddess. Pixar's two latest films Soul and Onward, are also nominated. As the is the Apple TV+ original Wolfwalkers.

2. Best original score — Motion picture

Tenet, Midnight Sky

Ludwig GöranssonTenet

Tenet's mind-bending time travel premise is reinforced by its sweeping, inventive score.

Alexandre Desplat The Midnight Sky

The Midnight Sky is a post-apocalyptic adventure full of wonder and dread, just like its score.

1. Best television series — Drama

The Mandalorian, Lovecraft Country

The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian proves that Star Wars can work outside of massive blockbuster movies.

Lovecraft Country

Based on a 2016 novel, Lovecraft Country is a genre-hopping series that blends sci-fi and horror with real-world politics.

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