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Golden Globe Nomination For George Clooney's 'Catch-22,' But Not 'Dark Waters'

Phillipe Antonello
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George Clooney (left) starred in, directed and executive produced 'Catch-22' for Hulu.

George Clooney's Catch-22 on Hulu was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards Monday, while the Mark Ruffalo-Anne Hathaway Dark Waters feature film shot in Cincinnati earlier this year was shut out from the Globes.

Clooney's six-episode war satire was nominated in the Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television category. Clooney was an executive producer on the six-part series, directed two episodes, and played Scheisskopf, an "aggressively crazy" U.S. Army Air Force commander in Italy during World War II. Clooney's longtime writing partner, Grant Heslov, also was an executive producer along with four others.

Credit Phillipe Antonello / Courtesy Hulu
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Christopher Abbott pilot Capt. John Yossarian, the main character in 'Catch-22.'

Christopher Abbott, who played the lead character Capt. John Yossarian, was nominated for Best Performance By An Actor In A Limited Series or A Motion Picture Made For Television.

Director Todd Haynes' Dark Waters, about Cincinnati attorney Robert Bilott's investigating DuPont's deadly chemical pollution, was overlooked for best drama picture, director, and all acting categories for the 77th Golden Globe Awards to be presented Jan. 5 on NBC.

Netflix' dominated the movie nominations with Scarlett Johansson's Marriage Story (six) and Martin Scorsese's The Irishman (five). Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood also got five nominations.

Netflix also led the TV categories with 17 nominations, followed by HBO (15).

Here's a complete list of the Golden Globes nominations at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association website.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.