2012 Golden Globe Nominations!

Written by Brad Bangsboll December 15, 2011

69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations

Check out the nominations for this year’s Oscars dry run, The Golden Globes! For the third consecutive year the awards will be hosted by comedian and Office star, Ricky Gervais. Feel your choice may have been snubbed? Leave your thoughts in the comment section!

Best Motion Picture – Drama

The Descendants
Ad Hominem Enterprises; Fox Searchlight Pictures

The Help
DreamWorks Pictures, Participant Media; Touchstone Pictures

Paramount Pictures presents a GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures

The Ides Of March
Columbia Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media Group, Crystal City Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing

Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing International

War Horse
DreamWorks Pictures; Touchstone Pictures

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis – The Help

Meryl Streep – Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton – We Need To Talk About Kevin


Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

George Clooney – The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar

Michael Fassbender – Shame

Ryan Gosling – The Ides Of March

Brad Pitt – Moneyball


Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

Summit Entertainment and Mandate Pictures; Summit Entertainment

The Artist
a La Petite Reine – Studio 37 – La Classe Americaine – JD Prod- France3 Cinema – Jouror Production-uFilms coproduction; The Weinstein Company

Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions; Universal Pictures

Midnight In Paris
A Mediapro, Versatil Cinema & Gravier Production; Sony Pictures Classics

My Week With Marilyn
The Weinstein Company; The Weinstein Company

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

Jodie Foster – Carnage

Charlize Theron – Young Adult

Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids

Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn

Kate Winslet – Carnage


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

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Brendan Gleeson – The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50

Ryan Gosling – Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Owen Wilson – Midnight In Paris


Best Animated Feature Film

The Adventures Of Tintin
Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures/ Hemisphere Capital/Amblin Entertainment/Wingnut Films Production/ Kennedy/Marshall Production A Steven Spielberg Film; Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures

Arthur Christmas
Columbia Pictures & Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing International

Cars 2
Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures

Puss In Boots
DreamWorks Animation; Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink / GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures

Best Foreign Language Film

The Flowers Of War (China)
The Country of China
(Jing Ling Shi San Chai) New Pictures Film Company; Wrekin Hill Entertainment

In The Land Of Blood And Honey (United States)
The Country of United States
GK Films; FilmDistrict

The Kid With A Bike (Belgium)
The Country of Belgium
(Le Gamin au Velo) Les Films du Fleuve; Sundance Selects

A Separation (Iran)
The Country of Iran
(Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) Asghar Farhadi; Sony Pictures Classics

The Skin I Live In (Spain)
The Country of Spain
(La piel que habito) El Deseo D.A., S.L.U.; Sony Pictures Classics

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

Berenice Bejo – The Artist

Jessica Chastain – The Help

Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer – The Help

Shailene Woodley – The Descendants


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 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

Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, Jim Rash – The Descendants

George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides Of March

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian – Moneyball


Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Ludovic Bource – The Artist

Abel Korzeniowski – W.E.

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Howard Shore – Hugo

John Williams – War Horse


Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Hello Hello” – Gnomeo & Juliet
Music By: Elton John
Lyrics By: Bernie Taupin

“Keeper, The” – Machine Gun Preacher
Music & Lyrics By: Chris Cornell

“Lay Your Head Down” – Albert Nobbs
Music By: Brian Byrne
Lyrics By: Glenn Close

“Living Proof, The” – The Help
Music By: Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige and Harvey Mason, Jr.
Lyrics By: Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas

“Masterpiece” – W.E.
Music & Lyrics By: Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry

The Globes will be will be broadcast live on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 5pm PST on NBC.


Source: http://www.goldenglobes.org/

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