Thursday, 15 December 2011

The Nominations Are IN

The nominations for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards have been released today and to one's surprise, they are actually pretty great. With my favourite film of the year 'The Artist' amazingly leading the pack with 6 nominations and a whole host of other worthy nods across the board, it seems the academies might be finally understanding about award-worthy features. 

The Golden Globes usually simulate what the Academy will selected when the Oscar nominations are considered so potentially bright things lie ahead. Here is the full list of nominations:

Best Film (Drama):
  • 'The Descendants'
  • 'The Help'
  • 'Hugo'
  • 'The Ides of March'
  • 'Moneyball'
  • 'War Horse'

Best Film (Musical or Comedy):
  • '50/50'
  • 'The Artist'
  • 'Bridesmaids'
  • 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • 'Midnight in Paris'

Best Actor (Drama):
  • George Clooney ('The Descendants')
  • Leonardo DiCaprio ('J.Edgar')
  • Michael Fassbender ('Shame')
  • Ryan Gosling ('The Ides of March')
  • Brad Pitt ('Moneyball')

Best Actor (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 Actress (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 Actress (Musical or Comedy):
  • Jodie Foster ('Carnage')
  • Kristen Wiig ('Bridesmaids')
  • Kate Winslet ('Carnage')
  • Michelle Williams ('My Week with Marilyn')
  • Charlize Theron ('Young Adult')

Best Director:
  • Woody Allen ('Midnight in Paris')
  • Michel Hazanavicius ('The Artist')
  • George Clooney ('The Ides of March')
  • Martin Scorsese ('Hugo')
  • Alexander Payne ('The Descendants')

Best Supporting Actor:
  • Albert Brooks ('Drive')
  • Kenneth Branagh ('My Week with Marilyn')
  • Jonah Hill ('Moneyball')
  • Christopher Pummer ('Beginners')
  • Viggo Mortensen ('A Dangerous Method')

Best Supporting Actress:
  • Berenice Bejo ('The Artist')
  • Octavia Spencer ('The Help')
  • Shailene Woodley ('The Descendants')
  • Jessica Chastian ('The Help')
  • Janet McTeer ('Albert Nobbs')

Best Screenplay:
  • Woody Allen ('Midnight in Paris')
  • Michel Hazanavicius ('The Artist')
  • George Clooney/Grant Heslov/Beau Willimon ('The Ides of March')
  • Alexander Payne ('The Descendants')
  • Steve Zallian/Aaron Sorkin ('Moneyball')

Best Foreign Language Film:
  • 'A Separation'
  • 'In the Land of Blood and Honey'
  • 'The Kid with a Bike'
  • 'The Skin I Live In'
  • 'The Flowers of War'

Best Animated Film:
  • 'Cars 2'
  • 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'
  • 'Rango'
  • 'Arthur Christmas'
  • 'Puss in Boots'

Let's just hope this happens at the awards:

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