68th Annual Golden Globe Awards – Nominations and Predictions

by Nicholas Robinson


It’s that time of year again! Yes, yes, I know all of you are preparing for Christmas, putting up the tree decorating the house, but while all of that has been going on, the HFPA has officially announced the nominees for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.  I have looked at them and I am so excited!  As usual my predictions will be in bold.  Also, I have not necessarily seen all the movies below due to the fact that I live in Jamaica.  However, as I watch I will review and change my picks as necessary.  So, here we go.

BEST DRAMA
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King’s Speech
The Social Network

ACTOR (DRAMA)
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech
James Franco – 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling – Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg – The Fighter

ACTRESS (DRAMA)
Halle Berry – Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman – Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman – Black Swan
Michelle Williams – Blue Valentine

BEST MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
The Kids Are All Right
RED
The Tourist

ACTOR (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Johnny Depp – Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp – The Tourist
Paul Giamatti – Barney’s Version
Jake Gyllenhaal – Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey – Casino Jack

ACTRESS (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Annette Bening – The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway – Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie – The Tourist
Julianne Moore – The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone – Easy A

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Biutiful (Spain) – Alejandro González Iñárritu
The Concert (France) – Radu Mihaileanu
The Edge (Russia) – Aleksei Uchitel
I Am Love (Italy) – Luca Guadagnino
In a Better World (Denmark) – Susanne Bier

ANIMATED FILM
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Tangled
Toy Story 3

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

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams – The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech
Mila Kunis – Black Swan
Melissa Leo – The Fighter
Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom

DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan
David Fincher – The Social Network
Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech
Christopher Nolan – Inception
David O. Russell – The Fighter

SCREENPLAY
Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy – 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg – The Kids Are All Right
Christopher Nolan – Inception
David Seidler – The King’s Speech
Aaron Sorkin – The Social Network

ORIGINAL SCORE
Alexandre Desplat – The King’s Speech
Danny Elfman – Alice in Wonderland
A.R. Rahman – 127 Hours
Trent Reznor & Atticus Rose – The Social Network
Hans Zimmer – Inception

ORIGINAL SONG
“Bound to You” – Burlesque
“Coming Home” – Country Strong
“I See the Light” – Tangled
“There’s a Place for Us” – Voyage of the Dawn Treader
“You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” – Burlesque

TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Boardwalk Empire
Dexter
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead

ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall – Dexter
Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Hugh Laurie – House

ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Julianna Marguiles – The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men
Piper Perabo – Covert Affairs
Katey Sagal – Sons of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgewick – The Closer

TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C
Glee
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie

ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
Steve Carell – The Office
Thomas Jane – Hung
Matthew Morrison – Glee
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Toni Collette – United States of Tara
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Laura Linney – The Big C
Lea Michele – Glee

MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Carlos
The Pacific
Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin
You Don’t Know Jack

ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Idris Elba – Luther
Ian McShane – Pillars of the Earth
Al Pacino – You Don’t Know Jack
Dennis Quaid – The Special Relationship
Edgar Ramirez – Carlos

ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Hayley Atwell – Pillars of the Earth
Claire Danes – Temple Grandin
Judi Dench – Return to Cranford
Romola Garai – Emma
Jennifer Love Hewitt – The Client List

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Scott Caan – Hawaii Five-0
Chris Colfer – Glee
Chris North – The Good Wife
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family
David Strathairn – Temple Grandin

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Hope Davis – The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch – Glee
Kelly MacDonald – Boardwalk Empire
Julia Stiles – Dexter
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family

My predictions may change anytime between now and the awards so watch out for reviews, updates and other stuff along the way.  You also may have noticed that I have two picks for the last award.  Don’t worry, I’m not cheating.  I just currently cannot choose which is better so I predict that either will win.  I shall make my next post next week Wednesday (I think) so check back then for it.  Peace out!

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~ by sputnikreviews on December 14, 2010.

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