'The Artist' leads Golden Globe nods
December 15th, 2011
09:34 AM ET

'The Artist' leads Golden Globe nods

The nominations for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday, and critical darling "The Artist" continues to rack up honors. The film nabbed six nods, including one for best comedy or musical motion picture.

Meanwhile, "Ides of March" co-stars Ryan Gosling and George Clooney were also popular picks, with Gosling up for both a best actor in a motion picture comedy/musical award and best actor in a motion picture drama, and Clooney gunning for both best actor in a motion picture drama and best director of a motion picture honor.

Check out the list of nominees - who are you placing your bets on?

Best motion picture, drama

"The Descendants"
"The Help"
"Hugo"
"The Ides of March"
"Moneyball"
"War Horse"

Best 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 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, musical or comedy

"50/50"
"The Artist"
"Bridesmaids"
"Midnight in Paris"
"My Week with Marilyn"

Best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Jodie Foster, "Carnage"
Charlize Theron, "Young Adult"
Kristen Wiig, "Bridesmaids"
Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn"
Kate Winslet, "Carnage"

Best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Brendan Gleeson, "The Guard"
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, "50/50"
Ryan Gosling, "Crazy, Stupid, Love"
Owen Wilson, "Midnight in Paris"

Best supporting actress 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 supporting actor 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 animated feature film

"The Adventures of Tintin"
"Arthur Christmas"
"Cars 2"
"Puss in Boots"
"Rango"

Best director – motion picture

Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
George Clooney, "The Ides of March"
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
Alexander Payne, "The Descendents"
Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"

Best foreign language film

"The Flowers of War" (China)
"In the Land of Blood and Honey" (USA)
"The Kid With a Bike" (Belgium)
"A Separation" (Iran)
"The Skin I Live In" (Spain)

Best TV series, drama

"American Horror Story"
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Boss"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland"

Best actor in a TV series, drama

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
Kelsey Grammer, "Boss"
Jeremy Irons, "The Borgias"
Damian Lewis, "Homeland"

Best actress in a TV series, drama

Claire Danes, "Homeland"
Mireille Enos, "The Killing"
Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
Madeleine Stowe, "Revenge"
Callie Thorne, "Necessary Roughness"

Best TV series, comedy

"Enlightened"
"Episodes"
"Glee"
"Modern Family"
"New Girl"

Best actress in a TV series, comedy

Laura Dern, "Enlightened"
Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
Laura Linney, "The Big C"
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"

Best actor in a TV series, comedy

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
David Duchovny, "Californication"
Johnny Galecki, "The Big Bang Theory"
Thomas Jane, "Hung"
Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes"

Best supporting actress in a series, mini-series, or TV movie

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"
Kelly Macdonald, "Boardwalk Empire"
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"
Evan Rachel Wood, "Mildred Pierce"

Best supporting actor in a series, mini-series or TV movie

Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"
Paul Giamatti, "Too Big to Fail"
Tim Robbins, "Cinema Verite"
Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family"
Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce"

Best TV movie or mini-series

"Cinema Verite"
"Downton Abbey"
"The Hour"
"Mildred Pierce"
"Too Big to Fail"

Best actor in a mini-series or TV movie

Hugh Bonneville, "Downton Abbey"
Idris Elba, "Luther"
William Hurt, "Too Big to Fail"
Bill Nighy, "Page Eight"
Dominic West, "The Hour"

Best actress in a mini-series or TV movie

Romola Garai, "The Hour"
Diane Lane, "Cinema Verite"
Elizabeth McGovern, "Downton Abbey"
Emily Watson, "Appropriate Adult"
Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce"

For the full list, visit GoldenGlobes.org. The 69th annual Golden Globe Awards (hosted by Ricky Gervais) will air on NBC January 15 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.


Filed under: Awards Season • Golden Globes

soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. Baratheon

    Game of Thrones!!!!

    January 15, 2012 at 7:24 pm | Report abuse |
  2. feeniegal

    How is a movie that has not been released yet be able to be considered for an award? Do the people getting to vote get copies of the movies? pish posh I just can't watch award shows anymore.

    December 16, 2011 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |
  3. mjenks

    sorry w00. I meant you are a doooodie wrangling tuuuurd burgler.

    December 15, 2011 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
  4. mjenks

    w00 is a tuuuurd burlger

    December 15, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  5. w00

    @mmark because besides The Walking Dead THEY SUCK!

    December 15, 2011 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  6. mmark

    Why wasnt GRIMM or SUPERNATURAL nominated? Or The Walking Dead or Survivor? Or SouthPark?

    December 15, 2011 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  7. TIM

    Not a single watchable show amongst these contenders. I would rather watch a leaky faucet than any of these loosers.

    December 15, 2011 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
    • 4815162342

      Pfffftttt...American Horror Story is fricking awesome to watch!

      December 20, 2011 at 3:43 pm | Report abuse |
  8. yuck

    All of these nominations just show how lame the entertainment industry has become.

    December 15, 2011 at 10:03 am | Report abuse |

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