2012 Golden Globe Nominations

The 2012 Golden Globe Nominations came out on Thursday morning for the awards ceremony that will be held on January 15, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA and broadcast on NBC.

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HBO leads the way on the television side of things with 18 nominations lead by Mildred Pierce, which had four nominations and Boardwalk Empire which had three nominations. Showtime had eight nominations led by Homeland, which had three.

On the movie side of things, The Artist leads the way with six nominations followed by George Clooney’s The Descendants which along with The Help had five nominations. Clooney himself is up for three awards as best director and best screenplay for The Ides of March and best actor in The Descendants. 

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BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

  • THE DESCENDANTS
  • THE HELP
  • HUGO
  • THE IDES OF MARCH
  • MONEYBALL
  • WAR HORSE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – 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 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

  • 50/50
  • THE ARTIST
  • BRIDESMAIDS
  • MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
  • MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

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 (CHINA)
    (Jing Ling Shi San Chai)
  • IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY (USA)
  • THE KID WITH A BIKE (BELGIUM)
    (Le Gamin au Velo)
  • A SEPARATION (IRAN)
    (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)
  • THE SKIN I LIVE IN (SPAIN)
    (La piel que habito)

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

  • 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” — GNOMEO & JULIET
    Music by: Elton John
    Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin
  • “THE KEEPER” — MACHINE GUN PREACHER
    Music & Lyrics by: Chris Cornell
  • “LAY YOUR HEAD DOWN” — ALBERT NOBBS
    Music by: Brian Byrne
    Lyrics by: Glenn Close
  • “THE LIVING PROOF” — THE HELP
    Music by: Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason, Jr.
    Lyrics by: Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas
  • “MASTERPIECE” — W.E.
    Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry

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
  • DAMIAN 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

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