Tuesday, January 10, 2012

my favorite sport is


the Golden Globes are coming up, people. and if you know anything at all about me, kyle or the weird world we live in, you know that movie awards season is like our football season and the Oscars are like our SuperBowl. and i guess that would make the Golden Globes some kind of championship. i don't watch football, but whatever it is, i'm sure tim tebow would be involved. please don't hate me for my sports ignorance. anyway, here is a list of all the nominees, with my favorites in bold.
Best Picture — Drama
The Descendants
The Help
The Ides of March
War Horse

Best Actress — Drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin

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

Best Picture — Comedy/Musical
The Artist
Midnight in Paris
My Week With Marilyn
(obviously i couldn't pick a favorite in this category. i loved all of these. seriously.)

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

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

Best Animated Feature
The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boots

Best Foreign Language Film
The Flowers of War (China)
In the Land of Blood and Honey (US)
The Kid with a Bike (Belgium)
A Separation (Iran)
The Skin I Live In (Spain)

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

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

Best Director
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
(loved all of these, too, so i refuse to pick a favorite. sorry.)

Best Screenplay
The Artist
The Descendants
The Ides of March
Midnight in Paris

Best Original Score
The Artist
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
War Horse

Best Original Song
"Hello Hello," Gnomeo & Juliet, by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
"The Keeper," Machine Gun Preacher, by Chris Cornell
"Lay Your Head Down," Albert Nobbs, by Brian Byrne and Glenn Close
"The Living Proof," The Help, by Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., and Damon Thomas
"Masterpiece," W.E., by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry

Best TV Series — Drama
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

Best Actress in a TV Series — Drama
Claire Daines, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Actor in a TV Series — Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Kelsey Grammar, Boss
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best TV Series — Comedy/Musical
Modern Family
New Girl

Best Actress in a TV Series — Comedy/Drama
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/Drama
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Mini-Series/Made for TV Movie
Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big To Fall

Best Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Movie
Romola Garai, The Hour
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Actor in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Movie
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Idris Elba, Luther
William Hurt, Too Big To Fall
Bill Nighy, Page Eight
Dominic West, The Hour

Best Supporting Actress in a Series/Mini-Series/Made for 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/Made for TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti, Too Big To Fall
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
TIm Robbins, Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

the ones without anything chosen is because i haven't seen them. and the ones with more than one chosen, well, i have a hard time deciding when i love everything. sorry. i hope you all watch the Golden Globes on sunday, at least for the fashion. should be fun. you can also see the official list here, where i copied it from. check it out. go watch some movies and good tv. 


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