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Golden Globe Nominations! Nom Nom Nom!

December 14, 2010

Greetings readers! Behold the Golden Globe Nominations are out! Below is the list, with my starred predictions and/or desires with commentary in italics. The Globes air Sunday, January 16, 2011 on NBC from  the Beverly Hilton Hotel with host Ricky Gervais (YAY!).

And the Nominees are:


Best Picture — DramaNot sure about this one. I’ve only seen Inception (BAD CBC Bad!) but all of these movies look really good and I especially want to see The King’s Speech asap.
Black Swan
The Fighter
The King’s Speech
The Social Network

Best Picture — Musical or Comedy
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque-Seriously? This is nominated for an awards that’s not a razzie?
The Kids Are All Right* Shoe in
The Tourist-This is a comedy?? Huh??

Best Actor — Drama This is also pretty unpredictable, though I root for Colin Firth.
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg, The Fighter

Best Actress — Drama
Halle Berry, Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan*
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine- Though she is my vote

Best Actor — Musical or Comedy I can’t really see anything else happening.
Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland*
Johnny Depp, The Tourist
Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version
Jake Gyllenhaal, Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack

Best Actress — Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right*
Anne Hathaway, Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist-Again, this is a comedy? I’m pretty sure this movie was just nominated in hopes that Jolie and Depp would come to the show.
Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone, Easy A

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech*

Best Supporting ActressNo clue on this one kids.
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best DirectorIn my opinion, these two are going head to head.
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan*
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception*
David O. Russell, The Fighter

Best Screenplay
127 Hours, Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle
Inception, Christopher Nolan
The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg
The King’s Speech, David Seidler
The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin* –Do not doubt the Sorkin

Best Original Song
“Bound to You,” Burlesque
“Coming Home,” Country Strong*- I have a bad feeling about this
“I See the Light,” Tangled
“There’s a Place For Us,” The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me Yet,” Burlesque

Best Original Score
The King’s Speech, Alexandre Desplat
The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Alice in Wonderland, Danny Elfman
127 Hours, A.R. Rahman

Best Foreign Language Film
The Concert
The Edge
I Am Love*
In a Better World

Best Animated Feature
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3*- Two Words: Spanish Mode


Best TV Series — Drama Hmm, I’m thinking one of the noobs has this one.
Boardwalk Empire*
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead*

Best TV Series — Musical or Comedy
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C
Modern Family*
Nurse Jackie

Best Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie
The Pacific
The Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin*- She’s just too cute and I hope she shows up in her bandana.
You Don’t Know Jack

Best Actor — DramaI’m thrown with this one too. Actually I think it will go to Buscemi, though I don’t think he’s amazing on the show. Really what I’m lacking here is some Matthew Fox.
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire*
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House M.D.

Best Actress — DramaI could see this going to either of those 3, but I root for Kyra.
Elizabeth Moss, Mad Men*
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife*
Piper Perabo, Covert Affairs-Uh…was this a typo?
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer*

Best Actor — Musical or Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock*
Steve Carell, The Office
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matthew Morrison, Glee
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Thoery

Best Actress — Musical or Comedy
Toni Collette, United States of Tara
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C*
Lea Michele, Glee

Best Supporting Actor in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Scott Caan, Hawaii Five-0
Chris Colfer, Glee*
Chris Noth, The Good Wife
David Strathairn, Temple Grandin
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Hope Davis, The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch, Glee
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Julia Stiles, Dexter
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family*

I’d like to just ad my extreme pissed-offedness that neither Lost nor Fringe have made an appearance on this list. See how pissed off I am? See how this is in bold? Hollywood Foreign Press Association, we’re in a fight. <–(Bold PLUS italics means serious fight).

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