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70th Golden Globe Awards Nominations

The awards season is coming, and we see trends emerging as the nominees are announced. Our predictions for Hollywood’s biggest nights are taking shape. The Screen Actors Guild Awards kicked off the announcement of nominees on Wednesday.

On Thursday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association presented their list of nominees for the 70th Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globes recognize and celebrate the best and the brightest performances on film and television.

The nominations were read by Ed Helms and beautiful actresses Jessica Alba and Megan Fox. Here’s the list of contenders for among the most coveted awards in Hollywood.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • “Argo”
  • “Django Unchained”
  • “Life of Pi”
  • “Lincoln”
  • “Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
  • “Les Miserables”
  • “Moonrise Kingdom”
  • “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
  • “Silver Linings Playbook”
Best Director -Motion Picture
  • Ben Affleck – “Argo”
  • Kathryn Bigelow – “Zero Dark Thirty”
  • Ang Lee – “Life of Pi”
  • Steven Spielberg – “Lincoln”
  • Quentin Tarantino – “Django Unchained”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Daniel Day-Lewis – “Lincoln”
  • Richard Gere – “Arbitrage”
  • John Hawkes – “The Sessions”
  • Joaquin Phoenix – “The Master”
  • Denzel Washington – “Flight”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Jessica Chastain – “Zero Dark Thirty”
  • Marion Cotillard – “Rust and Bone”
  • Helen Mirren – “Hitchcock”
  • Naomi Watts – “The Impossible”
  • Rachel Weisz – “The Deep Blue Sea”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Jack Black – “Bernie”
  • Bradley Cooper – “Silver Linings Playbook”
  • Hugh Jackman – “Les Miserables”
  • Ewan McGregor – “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
  • Bill Murray – “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Emily Blunt – “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
  • Judi Dench – “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
  • Jennifer Lawrence – “Silver Linings Playbook”
  • Maggie Smith – “Quarter”
  • Meryl Streep – “Hope Springs”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Alan Arkin – “Argo”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – “Django Unchained”
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman – “The Master”
  • Tommy Lee Jones – “Lincoln”
  • Christoph Waltz – “Django Unchained”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Amy Adams – “The Master”
  • Sally Field – “Lincoln”
  • Anne Hathaway – “Les Miserables”
  • Helen Hunt – “The Sessions”
  • Nicole Kidman – “The Paperboy”

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

  • Mark Boal – “Zero Dark Thirty”
  • Tony Kushner – “Lincoln”
  • David O. Russell – “Silver Linings Playbook”
  • Quentin Tarantino – “Django Unchained”
  • Chris Terrio – “Argo”

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

  • “For You” – “Act of Valor”
  • “Not Running Anymore” – “Stand Up Guys”
  • “Safe and Sound” – “The Hunger Games”
  • “Skyfall” – “Skyfall”
  • “Suddenly” – “Les Miserables”

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

  • “Life of Pi”
  • “Argo”
  • “Anna Karenina”
  • “Cloud Atlas”
  • “Lincoln”

Best Animated Film

  • “Brave”
  • “Frankenweenie”
  • “Hotel Transylvania”
  • “Rise of Guardians”
  • “Wreck-It Ralph”

Best Foreign Language Film

  • “Amour”
  • “A Royal Affair”
  • “The Intouchables”
  • “Kon-Tiki”
  • “Rust and Bone”

Best Television Series – Drama

  • “Breaking Bad”
  • “Boardwalk Empire”
  • “Downton Abbey”
  • “Homeland”
  • “The Newsroom”

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • “Big Bang Theory”
  • “Episodes”
  • “Girls”
  • “Modern Family”
  • “Smash”

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • “Game Change”
  • “The Girl”
  • “Hatfields & McCoys
  • “The Hour”
  • “Political Animals”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama

  • Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire”
  • Brian Cranston – “Breaking Bad”
  • Jeff Daniels – “The Newsroom”
  • Jon Hamm – “Mad Men”
  • Damien Lewis – “Homeland”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama

  • Connie Britton – “Nashville”
  • Glenn Close – “Damages”
  • Claire Danes – “Homeland”
  • Michelle Dockery – “Downton Abbey”
  • Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock”
  • Don Cheadle – “House of Lies”
  • Matt LeBlanc – “Episodes”
  • Louie C.K. – “Louie”
  • Jim Parsons – “Big Bang Theory”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Zooey Deschanel – “The New Girl”
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfu – “Veep”
  • Lena Dunham – “Girls”
  • Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
  • Amy Poehler – “Parks and Recreation”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Kevin Costner – “Hatfields & McCoys”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – “Sherlock”
  • Woody Harrelson – “Game Change”
  • Toby Jones – “The Girl”
  • Clive Owen – “Hemingway & Gellhorn”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Nicole Kidman – “Hemingway & Gellhorn”
  • Jessica Lange – “American Horror Story”
  • Sienna Miller – “The Girl”
  • Julianne Moore – “Game Change”
  • Sigourney Weaver – “Political Animals”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Max Greenfield – “New Girl”
  • Ed Harris – “Game Change”
  • Danny Huston – “Magic City”
  • Mandy Patinkin – “Homeland”
  • Eric Stonestreet – “Modern Family”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Hayden Panettiere – “Nashville”
  • Archie Panjabi – “The Good Wife”
  • Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey”
  • Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”

Catch the 70th Golden Globe Awards on NBC on January 13, 2013 to be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

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