13 January 2013

My picks for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards



Another year, another awards show. This one, the Hollywood Foreign Press Associations' Golden Globes! One I'm excited for every year because it's both television and film! Two of my favourite things.

So, here are my picks for tonight. Not necessarily who I think will win, but whose performances blew ME away.

Away we go...



BEST TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
BREAKING BAD
Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey: Season 2
Homeland
Newsroom

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Connie Britton NASHVILLE 
Glenn Close DAMAGES
Claire Danes HOMELAND
Michelle Dockery DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 2
Julianna Margulies THE GOOD WIFE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Steve Buscemi BOARDWALK EMPIRE
Bryan Cranston BREAKING BAD
Jeff Daniels THE NEWSROOM
Jon Hamm MAD MEN
Damian Lewis HOMELAND

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
THE BIG BANG THEORY
EPISODES 
GIRLS 
MODERN FAMILY
SMASH 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Zooey Deshanel NEW GIRL
Julia Louis-Dreyfus VEEP
Lena Dunham GIRLS
Tina Fey 30 ROCK
Amy Poehler PARKS AND RECREATION

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Alec Baldwin 30 ROCK
Don Cheadle HOUSE OF LIES
Louis C.K. LOUIE
Matt LeBlanc EPISODES
Jim Parsons THE BIG BANG THEORY

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
GAME CHANGE
THE GIRL
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS
THE HOUR
POLITICAL ANIMALS

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Nicole Kidman HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN
Jessica Lange AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM
Sienna Miller THE GIRL
Julianne Moore GAME CHANGE
Sigourney Weaver POLITICAL ANIMALS

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Kevin Costner HATFIELDS & MCCOYS
Benedict Cumberbatch SHERLOCK (MASTERPIECE)
Woody Harrelson GAME CHANGE
Toby Jones THE GIRL
Clive Owen HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

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
Sarah Paulson GAME CHANGE
Maggie Smith DOWNTON ABBEY: SEASON 2
Sofia Vergara MODERN FAMILY

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 MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA 
Argo
Django Unchained 
Life of PI
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

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 - DRAMA
Daniel Day-Lewis "Lincoln"
Richard Gere "Arbitrage"
John Hawkes “THE SESSIONS”
Joaquin Phoenix “The Master”
Denzel Washington “Flight"

BEST MOTION PICTURE - MUSICAL OR COMEDY
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 
LES MISERABLES
Moonrise Kingdon
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen 
Silver Linings Playbook 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL 
Emily Blunt for “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
Judi Dench “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Jennifer Lawrence “Silver Linings Playbook”
Maggie Smith for “Quartet”
Meryl Street for “Hope Springs”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
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 ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Brave
Frankenweenie 
Hotel Transylvania
Rise of the Guardians 
Wreck-It Ralph 

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Armour (Austria) 
A Royal Affair (Denmark)
The Intouchables (France)
Kon-Tiki (Norway/UK/Denmark)
Rust and Bone (France) 

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 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 DIRECTOR OF A MOTION PICTURE
Ben Afflect “Argo”
Kathryn Bigelow “ZERO DARK THIRTY”
Ang Lee “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg “Lincoln”
Quentin Tarantino “Django Unchained”

BEST SCREENPLAY OF A MOTION PICTURE
Mark Boal “Zero Dark Thirty”
Tony Kushner “Lincoln”
David O. Russell “Silver Linings”
Quentin Tarantino “Django Unchained ” 
Chris Terrio “Argo”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Mychael Danna “Life of Pi”
Alexandre Desplat “Argo”
Dario Marianelli “Anna Karenina”
Tom Tykwer and Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil “CLOUD ATLAS”
John Williams “Lincoln”

BEST ORIGINAL SONG 
“For You” from “Act of Valor”
“Not Running Anymore” from “Stand Up Guys"
“Safe & Sound” from “The Hunger Games”
“SKYFALL” from “SKYFALL” 
“Suddenly” from “Les Miserables”

That was far more difficult than I thought! I've loved so many performances this last year!  Who are your favourites to win? 

Can't wait to see who wins!

Love and luck to the nominees!

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