HFPA Announce The Nominees For The 70th Golden Globes

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If there is one branch of critics/awards voters that always like to either support the biggest stars in the world of film or simply ‘go their own way,’ it has always been the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. And apparently, this year’s Golden Globes won’t be much different.

Leading the way is Lincoln, collection seven different nominations, making it a clean sweep, garnering a nomination in every category it had an entrant in. Proving that it’s still the leader of the pack when it comes to major critics/awards groups, it appears to be pulling out ahead just like we had all expected. Django Unchained got two supporting actor nods for Christoph Waltz and Leonardo Dicaprio as well as a nod for Picture, Director and Screenplay.

Other major nominees include some surprises, including Salmon Fishing In The Yemen for Best Picture Musical/Comedy, and Hotel Transylvania taking a nomination for Best Animated Film. Toss in four nominations apiece for Zero Dark Thirty, Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook, and you are having a season that is slowly starting to fall into place. Where could some shockers come come Oscar time? Is The Master still a Best Picture possibility? Remember, Oscar’s voting structure just means that 5% of voters have to have it as their number one film, something that with a film as divisive as that one, could very well happen.

Here are the nominees:

Best Picture – Drama
“Argo”
“Django Unchained”
“Life Of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Picture – Comedy/Musical
“Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
“Les Miserables”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Salmon Fishing In The Yemen”
“Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Director
Ben Affleck – “Argo”
Quentin Tarantino – “Django Unchained”
Ang Lee – “Life Of Pi”
Steven Spielberg – “Lincoln”
Kathryn Bigelow – “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Actress – Drama
Rachel Weisz – “The Deep Blue Sea”
Helen Mirren – “Hitchcock”
Naomi Watts – “The Impossible”
Marion Cotillard – “Rust And Bone”
Jessica Chastain – “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Actor – Drama
Richard Gere – “Arbitrage”
Denzel Washington – “Flight”
Daniel Day-Lewis – “Lincoln”
Joaquin Phoenix – “The Master”
John Hawkes – “The Sessions”

Best Actress – Comedy/Musical
Judi Dench – “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Meryl Streep – “Hope Springs”
Maggie Smith – “Quartet”
Emily Blunt – “Salmon Fishing In The Yemen”
Jennifer Lawrence – “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Actor – Comedy/Musical
Jack Black – “Bernie”
Bill Murray – “Hyde Park On Hudson”
Hugh Jackman – “Les Miserables”
Ewan McGregor – Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
Bradley Cooper – “Silver Linings Playbook”

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway – “Les Miserables”
Sally Field – “Lincoln”
Amy Adams – “The Master”
Nicole Kidman – “The Paperboy”
Helen Hunt – “The Sessions”

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin – “Argo”
Christoph Waltz – “Django Unchained”
Leonardo DiCaprio – “Django Unchained”
Tommy Lee Jones – “Lincoln”
Philip Seymour Hoffman – “The Master”

Best Screenplay
Chris Terrio – “Argo”
Quentin Tarantino – “Django Unchained”
Tony Kushner – “Lincoln”
David O Russell – “Silver Linings Playbook”
Mark Boal – “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat – “Argo”
Dario Marianeli – “Anna Karenina”
Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil – “Cloud Atlas”
Mychael Danna – “Life Of Pi”
John Williams – “Lincoln”

Best Original Song
Keith Urban – “For You” (“Act Of Valor”)
Taylor Swift – “Safe & Sound” (“The Hunger Games”)
Hugh Jackman – “Suddenly” (“Les Miserables”)
Adele – “Skyfall” (“Skyfall”)
Jon Bon Jovi – “Not Running Anymore” – (“Stand Up Guys”)

Best Animated Feature Film
“Brave”
“Frankenweenie”
“Hotel Transylvania”
“Rise Of The Guardians”
“Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Foreign Film
“Amour”
“The Intouchables”
“Kon-Tiki”
“A Royal Affair”
“Rust & Bone”

Best Television Series – Drama
“Breaking Bad”
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Downton Abbey”
“Homeland”
“The Newsroom”

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama
Connie Britton, “Nashville”
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Damian Lewis, “Homeland”
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”

Best Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Episodes”
“Girls”
“Modern Family”
“Smash”

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Louis CK, “Louie”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television
“Game Change”
“The Girl”
“Hatfields & McCoys”
“The Hour”
“Political Animals”

Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nicole Kidman, “Hemingway and Gelhorn”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Asylum”
Sienna Miller, “The Girl”
Julianne Moore, “Game Change”
Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animals”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock”
Woody Harrelson, “Game Change”
Toby Jones, “The Girl”
Clive Owen, “Hemingway and Gelhorn”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hayden Panettiere, “Nashville”
Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife”
Sarah Paulson, “Game Change”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Max Greenfield, “New Girl”
Ed Harris, “Game Change”
Danny Huston, “Magic City”
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”

Source Golden Globes

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