HFPA – Golden Globe Nominations

I wasn’t up at 5a.m. but was at 6 to hear the news of the nominees. Although some of the names and movies are predictable, some caught me pleasantly off guard. So here is the list from the HFPA website and my vote of who I am rooting for: *****(indicates my choice) ***(will win)

Best Motion Picture – Drama
AvatarLightstorm Entertainment; Twentieth Century Fox
The Hurt LockerVoltage Pictures; Summit Entertainment
Inglourious BasterdsThe Weinstein Company/Universal Pictures/A Band Apart/Zehnte Babelsberg GmbH Production; The Weinstein Company/Universal Pictures
***Precious: Based On The Novel Push By SapphireA Lee Daniels Entertainment / Smokewood Entertainment Group Production; Lionsgate
*****Up In The AirParamount Pictures; Paramount Pictures

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
*****
Emily Blunt – The Young Victoria
Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Helen Mirren – The Last Station
Carey Mulligan – An Education
***Gabourey Sidibe – Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Jeff Bridges Crazy Heart
***George Clooney – Up In The Air
*****Colin Firth – A Single Man
Morgan Freeman – Invictus
Tobey Maguire – Brothers

Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
(500) Days Of SummerWatermark Pictures; Fox Searchlight Pictures
The HangoverWarner Bros. Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s ComplicatedRelativity Media, Scott Rudin Productions; Universal Pictures
*****Julie & JuliaColumbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing
*****NineThe Weinstein Company/Relativity Media/Lucamar Productions/Marc Platt Productions; The Weinstein Company

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
***Sandra Bullock – The Proposal
Marion Cotillard – Nine
Julia Roberts – Duplicity
Meryl Streep – It’s Complicated
*****Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
Matt Damon – The Informant!
********Daniel Day-Lewis – Nine
Robert Downey Jr. – Sherlock Holmes
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – (500) Days Of Summer
Michael Stuhlbarg – A Serious Man

Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
*****
Penélope Cruz – Nine
Vera Farmiga – Up In The Air
Anna Kendrick – Up In The Air
***Mo’nique – Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire
Julianne Moore – A Single Man

Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
***Matt Damon – Invictus
Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
Christopher Plummer – The Last Station
*****Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

Best Animated Feature Film
Cloudy With A Chance Of MeatballsColumbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing
CoralineLaika, Inc.; Focus Features
Fantastic Mr. FoxAmerican Empirical Picture; Twentieth Century Fox
The Princess And The FrogWalt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
********UpWalt Disney Pictures/PIXAR Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Best Foreign Language Film
Baaria (Italy)The Country of ItalyMedusa Film; Summit Entertainment
********Broken Embraces (Spain)The Country of SpainEl Deseo SA; Sony Pictures Classics
The Maid (La Nana) (Chile)The Country of ChileForastero; Elephant Eye Films
A Prophet (Un Prophete) (France)The Country of FranceChic Films/Page 114/Why Not Productions; Sony Pictures Classics
The White Ribbon (Das Weisse Band – Eine Deutsche Kindergeschichte) (Germany)The Country of GermanyX Filme Creative Pool/Les Films Du Losange/Lucky Red; Sony Pictures Classics

Best Director – Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
***James Cameron – Avatar
Clint Eastwood – Invictus
*****Jason Reitman – Up In The Air
Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
District 9Written by Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
The Hurt LockerWritten by Mark Boal
Inglourious BasterdsWritten by Quentin Tarantino
It’s ComplicatedWritten by Nancy Meyers
********Up In The AirWritten by Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
UpComposed by Michael Giacchino
The Informant!Composed by Marvin Hamlisch
********AvatarComposed by James Horner
A Single ManComposed by Abel Korzeniowski
Where The Wild Things AreComposed by Karen O and Carter Burwell

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
*****”Cinema Italiano” – NineMusic & Lyrics By: Maury Yeston
***”I See You” – AvatarMusic By: James Horner and Simon FranglenLyrics By: James Horner, Simon Franglen and Kuk Harrell
“I Want To Come Home” – Everybody’s FineMusic & Lyrics By: Paul McCartney “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)” – Crazy HeartMusic & Lyrics By: Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett
“Winter” – BrothersMusic By: U2Lyrics By: Bono

Best Television Series – Drama
Big Love (HBO)Anima Sola Productions and Playtone in association with HBO Entertainment
Dexter (SHOWTIME)Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions
House (FOX)Universal Media Studios in association with Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z Productions and Bad Hat Harry Productions
********Mad Men (AMC)Lionsgate
True Blood (HBO)Your Face Goes Here Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama
Glenn Close – Damages (FX NETWORK)
January Jones – Mad Men (AMC)
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife (CBS)
Anna Paquin – True Blood (HBO)
***Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer (TNT)
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama
Simon Baker – The Mentalist (CBS)
Michael C. Hall – Dexter (SHOWTIME)
*****Jon Hamm – Mad Men (AMC)
Hugh Laurie – House (FOX)
Bill Paxton – Big Love (HBO)

Best Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
*****
30 Rock (NBC)Universal Media Studios in association with Broadway Video and Little Stranger Inc.
Entourage (HBO)Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
***Glee (FOX)Twentieth Century Fox Television
Modern Family (ABC)Twentieth Century Fox Television
The Office (NBC)Universal Television Studios, Deedle Dee Productions, Reveille LLC

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
Toni Collette – United States Of Tara (SHOWTIME)
Courteney Cox – Cougar Town (ABC)
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie (SHOWTIME)
********Tina Fey – 30 Rock (NBC)
Lea Michele – Glee (FOX)

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
********Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock (NBC)
Steve Carell – The Office (NBC)
David Duchovny – Californication (SHOWTIME)
Thomas Jane – Hung (HBO)
Matthew Morrison – Glee (FOX)

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television
Georgia O’Keeffe (LIFETIME)Sony Pictures Television
Grey Gardens (HBO)Specialty Films and Locomotive in association with HBO Films
Into The Storm (HBO)Scott Free and Rainmark Films Production in association with the BBC and HBO Films
Little Dorrit (PBS)Masterpiece/BBC Co-production
Taking Chance (HBO)Motion Picture Corporation of America and Civil Dawn
Pictures in association with HBO Films

Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Joan Allen – Georgia O’Keeffe (LIFETIME)
Drew Barrymore – Grey Gardens (HBO)
Jessica Lange – Grey Gardens (HBO)
Anna Paquin – The Courageous Heart Of Irena (CBS)
Sigourney Weaver – Prayers For Bobby (LIFETIME)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Kevin Bacon – Taking Chance (HBO)
Kenneth Branagh – Wallander: One Step Behind (BBC)
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Endgame (PBS)
Brendan Gleeson – Into The Storm (HBO)
Jeremy Irons – Georgia O’Keeffe (LIFETIME)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jane Adams – Hung (HBO)
Rose Byrne – Damages (FX NETWORK)
Jane Lynch – Glee (FOX)
Janet McTeer – Into The Storm (HBO)
Chlo Sevigny – Big Love (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Michael Emerson – Lost (ABC)
Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
William Hurt – Damages (FX NETWORK)
John Lithgow – Dexter (SHOWTIME)
Jeremy Piven – Entourage (HBO)

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