2012 Golden Globe Awards nominations complete list revealed (Video)

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Updated: January 16, 2012 11:50 a.m.

Read 2012 Golden Globe Awards big winners include ‘The Artist’, George Clooney, Meryl Streep (Complete List)

The 2012 Golden Globe Awards nominations were revealed on Thursday, December 15, 2011, in Beverly Hills, California via NBC’s Today show, as shown in the video below.



Gerard Butler, making the 2012 Golden Globe
Awards nominations announcement

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The complete list of the 2012 Golden Globe nominations was announced by Gerard Butler, Woody Harrelson, Rashida Jones, and Sofia Vergara on Thursday morning at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

After being introduced by Hollywood Foreign Press Assocation (HFPA) president Aida Takla-O’Reilly, the four Hollywood stars revealed the names of the actors, actress, directors, movies, and TV shows in 25 categories for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

According to the announcement, silent film “The Artist” got six nominations including Best Comedy or Musical, Jean Dujardin for Best Actor and Berenice Bejo for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

On the other hand, movies “The Descendants” and “The Help” tied with five nominations each and will compete for the Best Drama film, while “The Ides of March” and “Midnight in Paris” had four each.

For the lead actors, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Ryan Gosling were among the top contenders, while Meryl Streep is being eyed to win the Best Actress award for her role as the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the film “The Iron Lady“.

Meanwhile, five-time Academy Award and Globe nominee Morgan Freeman, 74, and known for award-winning films like “Million Dollar Baby“, was announced to receive the Golden Globe’s Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

Below is the complete list of the 2012 Golden Globe nominations, in which winners will be announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on January 15, 2012. The much awaited event will be broadcast live on NBC, in which Ricky Gervais will be hosting for the third time.

1. Best Motion Picture — Drama

“The Descendants”
“The Help”
“Hugo”
“The Ides of March”
“Moneyball”
“War Horse”

2. 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

3. 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”

4. Best Motion Picture — Comedy or Musical

“50/50”
“The Artist”
“Bridesmaids”
“Midnight in Paris”
“My Week With Marilyn”

5. 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”

6. 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”

7. Best Animated Feature Film

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

8. 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)

9. 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”

10. 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”

11. 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”

12. 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”

13. 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”

14. Best Original Song — Motion Picture

“Hello Hello” — “Gnomeo & Juliet,” music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin
“The Keeper”— “Machine Gun Preacher,” music and 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 and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry

15. Best Television Series — Drama

“American Horror Story”
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Boss”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland”

16. 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”

17. 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”

18. Best Television Series — Comedy or Musical

“Enlightened”
“Episodes”
“Glee”
“Modern “Family”
“New Girl”

19. 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”

20. 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”

21. Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

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

22. 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”

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

Hugh Bonneville, “Downtown Abbey” (Masterpiece)
Idris Elba, “Luther”
William Hurt, “Too Big to Fail”
Bill Nighy, “Page Eight” (Masterpiece)
Dominic West, “The Hour”

24. 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, “Downtown Abbey” (Masterpiece)
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”
Evan Rachel Wood, “Mildred Pierce”

25. 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”


2012 Golden Globe Awards nominations announcement
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