Thursday, December 15, 2011

69th Golden Globes Nominations

I posted my predictions earlier and now the results + how I fared :D


Best TV Movie or Miniseries

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

4/5 Missed out on The Hour

Best TV Series – Drama

American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

4/5 Missed out on Boss in favor of Breaking Bad. Basically all new shows vs last year's winner Boardwalk Empire

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

3/5 Missed out on Irons and Grammer. I almost predicted Grammer but I changed my mind placed Emmy winner Kyle Chandler instead

Best Actress in a TV Drama Series

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

2/5 Only Got Danes and Marguilles right. Suprise nods for Revenge and Necessary Roughness girls!

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie

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

2/5 only got Elba and Hurt right. Surprised to see the actors from tThe Kennedys snubbed!

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie

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

3/5 missed out on Garai and Watson on projects I'm not aware of. I'm really oblivious in this category

Best TV Series – Comedy

Modern Family
New Girl

4/5 Didn't consider Enlightened at all!

Best Actor in a TV Comedy Series

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

2/5 missed out on Duchovny, Jane and Galecki! I'm so shocked they snubbed last year's winner Jim Parsons but nominate his co-star!

Best Actress in a TV 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

3/5 missed out Dern and Poehler! I'm so happy for Amy Poehler though! :D

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie

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

2/5 Best supporting for everything is always tough to predict but I'm a little surprised Ty Burrell was snubbed.

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries 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

3/5 missed out on Wood and MacDonald. I'm surprised they ignore THE Betty White


Best Picture

The Descendants
The Help
The Ides of March
War Horse

5/6 I only predicted 5 and I got it all correct. The Ides of March makes a surprise nomination here to push it to 6 nominees

Best Picture Comedy or Musical
The Artist
My Week with Marilyn

3/5 Missed out on 50/50 and My Week with Marilyn. I'm sad Crazy Stupid Love didn't make the cut.

Best Director
Woody Allen, Midnight In Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo

4/5 Spielberg was snubbed in favor of Clooney! WOAH!

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

4/5 Predicted Olsen instead of Mara.

Best Actor, Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

5/5 but I predicted Gosling for Drive not The Ides of March!

Best Actress Comedy or Musical
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage

3/5 Missed out on the Carnage chicks. I'm surprised they snubbed Emma Stone considering the love honoring the It Girl/Boy of the moment

Best Actor 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

3/5 Missed out on Gleeson and Gordon-Levitt.

Best Actor Supporting
Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

4/5 Predicted Brad Pitt for The Tree of Life instead of Mortenson who came out of nowhere!

Best Actress Supporting
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain , The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

4/5 I can't believe Melissa McCarthy was snubbed on the award body that most of us thought would recognize her performance in Bridesmaids! How odd

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation (Iran)
The Flowers Of War (China)
The Kid With The Bike (Belgium)
In The Land Of Blood and Honey (USA/Bosnia)
The Skin I Live In (Spain)

4/5 Missed out on The Kid with The Bike.

Best Animated Feature

The Adventures of TinTin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boots

4/5 Missed out on Cars 2. Despite weak reviews the Golden Globes still loves Pixar!

Best Screenplay
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen
The Ides of March, George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
Moneyball, Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin

4/5 Picked Hugo over The Ides of March which got another surprise nomination

Best Score
The Artist, Ludovic Bource
W.E., Abel Korzeniowski
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Hugo, Howard Shore
War Horse, John Williams

3/5 missed out on W.E and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Original Song
“Hello Hello” – “Gnomeo & Juliet – Elton John
“Lay Your Head Down” – “Albert Nobbs” – Sinead O’Connor
“The Living Proof” – “The Help” – Mary J. Blige
“The Keeper” – “Machine Gun Preacher” – Gerard Butler
“Masterpiece” – “W.E.” – Madonna

1/5 I only got The Help song right. I'm sad they snubbed The Muppets' Life's a Happy Song

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