Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, is nominated in 4 Golden Globe Awards categories. Since its release date in November 2017, the movie has been well-received by the audience and critics alike. Many fans will be rooting for Lady Bird to win Golden Globe Awards 2018 on the night of January 7, 2018.
Lady Bird revolves around the relationship between a troubled teenager and her mother, Christine ‘Lady Bird’ and Marion McPherson. The synopsis for Lady Bird reads “Marion McPherson, a California nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job.”
Rotten Tomatoes, known for honest criticism on movies, rated Lady Bird at 99%. Indeed, an overwhelmingly positive response. Many hints are pointing at Lady Bird to win Golden Globe Awards 2018. According to US gambling news, the four Lady Bird nominations are for Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress in Comedy/Musical, Best Movie in Comedy/Musical and Best Screenplay. Let’s check out Lady Bird’s winning odds in each category!
Lady Bird’s Superb Casts
Performance in the coming of age movie is led by Saoirse Ronan (4/11) and Laurie Metcalf (4/9). Ronan played the main role of “Lady Bird” and Metcalf her mother Marion McPherson. With the chemistry that the two shined on screen, it’s no wonder they both have leading odds in their respective categories. The duo is bringing Lady Bird to win Golden Globe Awards 2018 for Best Actress in Comedy/Musical and Best Supporting Actress.
Best Picture in Comedy/Musical
Another category that Lady Bird has leading odds in is Best Picture in Comedy/Musical. According to online sportsbook sites in US, the odds for Lady Bird to win Golden Globe Awards 2018 in this category are at 4/7 which is significantly higher than the runner-up Get Out at 5/2. One argument against Get Out winning is about style of humor in the movie. Many critics believe that the film’s commentary regarding race and racism is just not funny.
Controversy on Lady Bird to Win Golden Globe Awards 2018
Twitter exploded when it was announced by the Hollywood Press Association that Greta Gerwig will not be on the Best Director’s nominations list. After all the potential that Lady Bird has shown, why is the director not getting recognized for her success in the Golden Globe Awards? Despite the fact that Gerwig is out of the director’s scene, she is still nominated for having the Best Screenplay. Show your support for Gerwig’s work by betting on Lady Bird to win Golden Globe Awards 2018 on Paddy Power Sportsbook!