Sure, Tom Hooper is disappointed that he wasn't among the directors nominated for Golden Globes this morning, but he's got plenty to feel good about all the same. After all, his film adaptation of "Les Miserablés" scored nods in four categories: Best Actor, Musical or Comedy (Hugh Jackman); Best Supporting Actress (Anne Hathaway); Best Song ("Suddenly"); and Best Picture, Musical or Comedy.
"I find that in situations like this it's best not to think of yourself and instead celebrate others," he said, "and there are so many talented people who contributed to this film."
The Golden Globes splits movies into two groups for Best Picture, and Best Actor and Actress: there's the Drama category, which tends to dominate at the Academy Awards, and Musical and Comedy. Hooper was quick to point out that all five Best Director nominees had films on the Drama side of the ledger. "So at least there's some logic to it, »
- The Huffington Post
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