The Golden Globes – 1/15/12

Full list of the 2012 Golden Globe winners:

Movies

Best Drama The Descendants

Best Comedy/Musical The Artist

Best Animated Film The Adventures of TinTin

Best Actor in a Drama George Clooney, The Descendants

Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Actress in a Drama Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Octavia Spencer, The Help

Best Director
 Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Screenplay Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen

Best Score – Motion Picture The Artist – Ludovic Bource

Best Original Song – Motion Picture “Masterpiece” – Madonna

Best Foreign Language Film A Separation, Iran

Cecil B. Demille Award Morgan Freeman

Television

Best TV Comedy or Musical Modern Family

Best Television Series – Drama Homeland

Best Mini-Series Downton Abbey

Best Actor in a TV Drama Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Best Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Supporting Actor in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Best Actress in a TV Drama Claire Danes, Homeland

Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy Laura Dern, Enlightened

Best Supporting Actress in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
 Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Best Actor in a TV Movie Idris Elba, Luther

Best Actress in a TV Movie Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Pre-Awards Thoughts:

The 69th Annual Golden Globes are right around the corner.

Let’s take a look at the nominees and who I think will be taking home the prize.

My predictions on the winners are in bold.
(A note about “predictions”…it is such a fine line between what I think will win and what I want to win.

That being said, I think I’m going to go with my choice ofwhat I want to win)

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

The  Descendants (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

 The  Help (DreamWorks Pictures)

Hugo  (Paramount Pictures)

The Ides of March  (Columbia Pictures)

Moneyball (Columbia  Pictures)

War  Horse (DreamWorks Pictures)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A  MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

Glenn Close – Albert  Nobbs (I haven’t seen this yet so it’s a bit wacky I’m choosing this…but I think Glenn Close is such a fine, under-rewarded actress.  I’m hearing good things about her performance…but this is a TOUGH category)

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 PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION  PICTURE – DRAMA

George Clooney – The  Descendants

Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Ryan Gosling – The Ides  of March (if Gosling had been nominated for Drive I would have gone with him…even though it’s Clooney’s award to lose)

Michael Fassbender – Shame

Leonardo DiCaprio – J.  Edgar

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

50/50  (Summit Entertainment)

The Artist (The  Weinstein Company)

Bridesmaids (Universal  Pictures)

Midnight in  Paris (Sony Pictures Classics)

My  Week with Marilyn (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

Arthur  Christmas

Cars  2

Puss In  Boots

Rango

BEST  FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The  Flowers of War (New Pictures Film Company)

In  the Land of Blood and Honey (FilmDistrict)

The Kid with a Bike  (Sundance Selects)

A  Separation

The  Skin I Live In

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 (Another very difficult category…I can see this going a few different ways…but Woodley was so great for her age that every time I’ve seen this movie I appreciate her more)

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 (the movie wasn’t as accessible as his performance and he was actually better when he was left alone on screen)

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

Woody Allen – Midnight  in Paris

George Clooney – The  Ides of March

Michel Hazanavicius – The  Artist (Payne crafted a wonderful movie, Allen turned in his best film in years, and Scorsese didn’t let 3D get in the way of his storytelling.  Still, I have to give Hazanavicius his due for presiding over the festivities of this movie)

Alexander Payne – The  Descendants

Martin Scorsese – Hugo

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

Woody Allen – Midnight  in Paris

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

Michel Hazanavicius – The  Artist

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The  Descendants

Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin – Moneyball

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

Ludovic Bource – The  Artist

Abel Korzeniowski – W.E.

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross – The  Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Howard Shore – Hugo

John Williams – War  Horse

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

“Hello Hello,”  Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Bernie Taupin – Gnomeo & Juliet

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

“Lay Your Head Down,” Music by Brian Byrne, Lyrics by Glenn  Close – Albert  Nobbs

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

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

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

“American Horror Story” (FX)

“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

“Boss” (Starz)

“Game of Thrones (HBO)

“Homeland” (Showtime)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION  SERIES – DRAMA

Claire Danes – “Homeland”

Mireille Enos – “The  Killing”

Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”

Madeleine Stowe –  “Revenge”

Callie Thorne – “Necessary Roughness”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY  AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk  Empire”

Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad”

Kelsey Grammer – “Boss”

Jeremy  Irons – “The Borgias”

Damien Lewis – “Homeland”

BEST TELEVISION  SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

“Enlightened” (HBO)

“Episodes”  (Showtime)

“Glee” (Fox)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“New Girl” (Fox)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR  MUSICAL

Laura Dern – “Enlightened”

Zooey Deschanel – “New Girl”

Tina Fey – “30 Rock”

Laura Linney – “The Big C”

Amy Poehler – “Parks and  Recreation”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES –  COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock”

David Duchovny –  “Californication”

Johnny Galecki – “The Big Bang Theory”

Thomas Jane –  “Hung”

Matt LeBlanc – “Episodes”

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE  MADE FOR TELEVISION

“Cinema Verite” (HBO)

“Downton Abbey  (Masterpiece)” (PBS)

“The Hour” (BBC America)

“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)

“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A  MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Romola Garai – “The  Hour”

Diane Lane – “Cinema Verite”

Elizabeth McGovern – “Downton Abbey  (Masterpiece)”

Emily Watson  – “Appropriate Adult”

Kate Winslet – “Mildred  Pierce”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION  PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Hugh Bonneville – “Downton Abbey  (Masterpiece)”

Idris Elba – “Luther”

William Hurt – “Too Big to Fail”

Bill Nighy – “Page Eight (Masterpiece)”

Dominic West – “The Hour”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES  OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Jessica Lange – “American Horror  Story”

Kelly Macdonald – “Boardwalk Empire”

Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey  (Masterpiece)”

Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”

Evan Rachel Wood – “Mildred  Pierce”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES,  MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Peter Dinklage – “Game  of Thrones”

Paul Giamatti – “Too Big to Fail”

Guy Pearce – “Mildred  Pierce”

Tim Robbins – “Cinema Verite”

Eric Stonestreet – “Modern  Family”

4 comments on “The Golden Globes – 1/15/12

  1. If Lange doesn’t win Best Supporting in a TV Series, I will throw up my hands and howl!

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