The Golden Globe nominations that will be announced December 6 symbolize the unofficial start of awards season and also spark snarky commentaries about the impact of the musical/comedy category at the show, as we discuss in our latest edition of The Bart & Fleming Podcast.

The Globes awards succeed in expanding the scope of eligible pictures while also ensuring a banner celebrity turnout. And, though awards season is usually dominated by original stand-alone films, this year some sequels, prequels and remakes — of the sort usually seen in summer — are doing strong business right now.

Listen to our discussion here: