2014 Golden Globe Nominations Announced

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2014 Golden Globe Nominations Announced

This morning, Aziz Ansari, Zoe Saldana and Olivia Wilde announced the nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globes. The ceremony, hosted by Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler, will take place on January 12th, 2014.

Of course, the list reads mostly as one would expect, but there are a few things worth mentioning. For one, it’s great to see Captain Phillips‘ Barkhad Abdi getting so much recognition. First he received a SAG nomination and now a Golden Globe nod. Could be on pace for an Oscar as well?

Speaking of Captain Phillips, which is one of my favorite films of the year, Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass also scored nominations, as did the film itself for Best Motion Picture – Drama.

A couple other interesting things to note are Rush earning a big nomination for Best Motion Picture – Drama, something that I did not expect, and The Wolf of Wall Street finally getting some awards love. The film found itself with a nod for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical as well as a nomination for Leo, which could mean that this might be his year for Oscar gold. Or at least, he has a chance now. He likely won’t win, as the category has some incredibly tough competition, but it’s still nice to see him getting recognized for the role and I hope that he’ll at least receive a nomination come Oscar night.

As for the TV side of things, Showtime’s Masters of Sex was surprisingly low on nominations, only snagging two. The fact that Lizzy Caplan was looked over is a true crime and I’m shocked that the voters didn’t give her a nod.

On a more positive note, I’m thrilled to see Jason Batemen receiving a nomination for his work in Arrested Development. I think he’s one of Hollywood’s most under-appreciated actors, or at least he was for some time, and the way it’s looking now, he could potentially take home the Golden Globe next month.

Anyways, enough from me, check out the full list of nominees below and let us know what you think.

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series – Drama

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best TV Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
Dancing on the Edge
Top of the Lake
White Queen

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Atlas” by Chris Martin, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
“Let It Go,” Frozen
“Ordinary Love” by U2, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
“Please Mr. Kennedy” by Ed Rush, T-Bone, Justin Timberlake, Inside Llewyn Davis
“Sweeter than Fiction” by Taylor Swift, One Chance

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
All Is Lost
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Gravity
The Book Thief
12 Years a Slave

Best Supporting Actress in a series, mini-series, or TV movie
Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
Janet McTeer, The White Queen
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
Monica Potter, Parenthood
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation

Best Screenplay
Spike Jonze, Her
Bob Nelson, Nebraska
Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, Philomena
John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Corey Stoll, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Foreign Language Film
Blue Is the Warmest Color, France
The Great Beauty, Italy
The Hunt, Denmark
The Past, Iran
The Wind Rises, Japan

Best Animated Feature Film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Frozen

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
James Spader, The Blacklist

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl, Rush
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba, Luther
Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Best Television Series – Drama
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
House of Cards
Masters of Sex

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Performance by an Actress in a Series, Minseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Rebecca Ferguson, The White Queen
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Director – Motion Picture
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Motion Picture – Drama
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

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