12 Jan 2015 - 12:18:03 am
Hollywood Set For Globes After Website 'winner' Glitch - Yahoo News
. Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of Sunday's Golden Globes, with dark comedy "Birdman" leading the race for awards glory ahead of next month's all-important Oscars. While an eve-of-show computer glitch appeared to suggest two other films could take the top prizes, "Birdman" is still in strong position, earning a string of accolades and other nominations leading up to the Globes. Unusually rainy weather looks set to dampen the arrival of A-listers on the red carpet in Beverly Hills for the Globes, second only to the Oscars in terms of Tinseltown awards buzz. "Birdman," which stars former paris hilton kim kardashian "Batman" Michael Keaton as a washed-up film actor trying to revive his career on stage, has earned the most nominations with seven. Coming-of-age worldstarhiphop kim kardashian drama "Boyhood" and Nazi code-breaking thriller "The Imitation Game" starring Britain's Benedict Cumberbatch are also hotly tipped to take home trophies with five nods apiece. British actors feature strongly at the Globes: Cumberbatch and his co-star Keira Knightley are among a batch of British nominees in both the film and television categories. View gallery Benedict Cumberbatch speaks to the media as he arrives for the US premiere of The Imitation Game at Comic actresses Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the show for the third straight year at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where the festivities will begin at 5:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday).