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The 69th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

The Artist picked up six Golden Globe Nominations.

Well, it’s officially ‘Awards Season‘!

The nominations for this year’s Golden Globes were announced this past Thursday, December 15th.

Michel Hazanavicius’ silent film ‘The Artist’ led in nominations with a total of six. ‘The Help’ and ‘The Descendants’ followed closely with five nominations each.

Also, let’s take a minute to discuss George Clooney’s amazing work this year. He nabbed himself nominations for Best Actor (The Descendants), Best Director (The Ides of March), Best Screenplay (The Ides of March) as well as his film ‘The Descendants’ snapping up a nomination for Best Drama.

Winners will be announced on Sunday, January 15th and Ricky Gervais will host the show.

The complete list of nominations after the jump.

Complete List of Nominees:

Best Motion Picture – Drama

The Descendants
The Help
Hugo
The Ides of March
Moneyball
War Horse

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

The Artist
Bridesmaids
50/50
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

George Clooney – The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender – Shame
Ryan Gosling – The Ides of March
Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis  The Help
Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Brendan Gleeson – The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50
Ryan Gosling – Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Owen Wilson – Midnight in Paris

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Jodie Foster for Carnage
Charlize Theron for Young Adult
Kristen Wiig for Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams for My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet for Carnage

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks – Drive
Jonah Hill – Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen – A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer – Beginners

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Bérénice Bejo – The Artist
Jessica Chastain – The Help
Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer – The Help
Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

Best Director – Motion Picture

Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
George Clooney – The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne – The Descendants
Martin Scorsese – Hugo

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides of March
Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin – Moneyball 

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

Brian Byrne, Glenn Close · “Lay Your Head Down” – Albert Nobbs
Elton John, Bernie Taupin · “Hello Hello” – Gnomeo & Juliet
Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas · “The Living Proof” – The Help
Chris Cornell · “The Keeper” – Machine Gun Preacher
Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry · “Masterpiece” – W.E. 

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Ludovic Bource – The Artist
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore – Hugo
John Williams – War Horse
Abel Korzeniowski – W.E.

Best Animated Film

The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boots
Rango

Best Foreign Language Film

The Flowers of War – China
In the Land of Blood and Honey – USA
The Kid with a Bike – Belgium
A Separation – Iran
The Skin I Live In – Spain

Best Television Series – Drama

American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Boss
Game of Thrones
Homeland

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Enlightened
Episodes
Glee
Modern Family
New Girl

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama

Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Kelsey Grammer – Boss
Jeremy Irons – The Borgias
Damian Lewis – Homeland

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama

Claire Danes – Homeland
Mireille Enos – The Killing
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe – Revenge
Callie Thorne – Necessary Roughness

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
David Duchovny – Californication
Johnny Galecki – The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane – Hung
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Laura Dern – Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Laura Linney – The Big C
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Hugh Bonneville – Downton Abbey
Idris Elba – Luther
William Hurt – Too Big to Fail
Bill Nighy – Page Eight
Dominic West – The Hour

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Romola Garai – The Hour
Diane Lane – Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern – Downton Abbey
Emily Watson – Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet – Mildred Pierce

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti – Too Big to Fail
Guy Pearce – Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins – Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Jessica Lange – American Horror Story
Kelly Macdonald – Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Sofía Vergara – Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood – Mildred Pierce

Reactions?
Were your favourites snubbed by the Hollywood Foreign Press this year?

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Posted on December 17, 2011, in ANNUAL EVENTS, AWARD SHOWS, ENTERTAINMENT, LISTS, MOVIES & FILMS, NEWS, NOMINATIONS, TELEVISION and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I can’t believe that the organizers agreed to let Ricky Gervais host again. I thought he was funny, but he pissed almost everyone off that was there…on purpose. I guess they got good ratings out of him?!

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