MOTION PICTURE NOMINEES
BEST PICTURE (DRAMA)
The Ides of March
BEST PICTURE (COMEDY/MUSICAL)
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn
BEST ACTOR (DRAMA)
George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
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 ACTOR (COMEDY/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 ACTRESS (COMEDY/MUSICAL)
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristin Wiig, Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage
Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
The Adventures of Tintin
Puss in Boots
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Cloney and Grant Heslov, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, The Descendants
Steve Zaillian, Moneyball
The Flowers of War
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid with a Bike
The Skin I Live In
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
“Hello Hello” from Gnomeo and Juliet
“The Keeper” from Machine Gun Preacher
“Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs
“The Living Proof” from The Help
“Masterpiece” from W.E.
was Marilyn a comedy or musical, that mean Harvey is up against himself with The Artist, bet he is not happy
Some things I like…
-double Gosling noms
-Plummer for Beginners
-Fassbender for Shame
-Mortensen for A Dangerous Method
-amount of Midnight in Paris noms
-amount of Hugo noms
Some things I dislike…
-0 noms for The Tree of Life
-only 1 nom for Drive
-only 1 nom for A Dangerous Method
-the Original Score category – Drive? Contagion? Hanna!?!?
Woody Allen will likely win best picture, best screenplay and maybe best director.
wonder if there was any Polanski backlash this year
Breaking Bad didn’t even get nominated in the television categories. They even messed up the tv awards.
Wow, The Tree of Life and Melancholia completely shut out??? Whatever, I doubt Malick cares.
Tree of Life not being nominated doesn’t make a lot of sense – the Golden Globes are run by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which exists to share the fruits of Hollywood with the global community. Tree of Life is pretty much inarguably the most lauded American film in some time.
But I suppose we should award Brat Pitt for Moneyball. We’ll never see a performance like that again.
Liking the Ides of March love! (and the Owen Wilson actor nom)
This list looks like the usual US rubbish. Edna may watch The Artist and Midnight in Paris on TV in a year or so though.
I guess I’m missing something here – is there no category for Best Actress in a Miniseries? Or are they just forgoing that category this year since there is no competition against Winslet’s Mildred Pierce?
No Michael Shannon? Surprising.
Drew just posted the film nominees, Miasma. She did get nominated.
Actress, miniseries or TV movie
Romola Garai, The Hour (BBC America)
Diane Lane, Cinema Verité (HBO)
Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult (ITV)
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce (HBO)
I looked elsewhere and did not see that listing, so I thought The Winslet Abyss was ubiquitous. How wrong I was. Of course Winslet’s nominated! She’s had quite a year. But I think she should’ve got her Film Actress nom for Contagion and not Carnage, where she was given less to do than the others.
Has The Kid with the Bike been released in the U.S.? I’d like to see it.
Overall, all these awards just make me say “So what?” . Who even remembers who wins these things.
Yeah, here’s a complete list of the nominees.
Why not Winnie the Pooh for Best Picture?
And Tigger too?
Bullshit, as usual.
I don’t take the awards seriously, but I’d like to understand. For instance, the logic of certain choices just eludes me:
Why is Gosling not nominated for Drive, where he gave a hands down bravura performance? I haven’t heard a single dissenting voice on that.
Why is Pitt nominated for Moneyball and not Tree of Life? Do they must want Moneyball to have more attention? Or they just really hated Tree of Life, which would help to explain its lack of appearance.
Why does the HFPA put literally zero effort into certain categories like animation? This one really pisses me off, and the Oscars are just as bad. I mean… open your NYTimes, and find those huge movie ads, and then find the animated films in which the most money has been spent on marketing – - and those are the films nominated. HFPA is supposed to act, at least a little, as a filter to the general public… but the general public could’ve made that bloody list. I picture offices filled with graphic designers sitting at computers, making “movies”…
In summation, I think the HPFA just hates good films and good performances. It’s the only explanation for certain choices.
LOL Jonah Hill got SAG and Golden Globe nods. The fat kid from Superbad will probably be an Oscar nominee next month.
The only thing ironic about these nods is that Polanski’s women got nods but the men didn’t. The men, imo, were much stronger.
I disagree with Den. I can’t imagine any film beating The Artist for Best Picture.
Miasma – the HFPA is a bunch of star fuckers. Its not a serious org and could care less about global cinema. They are a joke in this town and exist solely to hob nob with celebrities.
The Academy looks like like high culture next to the HFPA.
winnie the pooh was the best animated film that I saw
Yeah…where the f*ck is Tree of Life?? No Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia?? I also really wanted to see Wasikowska nominated for Jane Eyre but whatever.
I knew they were a joke before I knew a single thing about them. One must test one’s suppositions…
@Sarah Karina-Bogart -
Wasikowska is amazing. It’ll only be a matter of time before she gets a nod, and from an organization that doesn’t embarrass itself so often.
Tree of life
is one of those films very popular on here that are easy to admire but impossible to enjoy, those type of films should not get popular awards tho sometimes they do.
The use of the term nod as a synonym for nomination is irritating insider-journalese making the self-congratulation taking place in the US film industry right now all the more vomitous.
No more irritating than people incessantly using feces and vomit metaphors for anything that displeases them or which they disagree with.
Perhaps, but my use of the word “vomitous” was intended to grate, whilst it seems that some employ the term “nod” without any trace of irony. And that is shitty.
I wasn’t suggesting the effect was unintentional.