68th Golden Globe Nominations Announced

The nominations for the HFPA’s 66th Golden Globe Awards have been announced. It’s no big surprise that in the film categories The King’s Speech leads the pack with 7 nominations, The Social Network follows with 6 with Inception and The Fighter close behind that with 4. In the television categories, Glee leads with 5 nominations, following this Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire and Dexter are the competing heavyweights with 3 nominations each.

What is shocking is that the Coen Brothers’ True Grit scored nil in the nominations despite huge critical praise coming from the press screenings. Also surprising are the 3 nominations for The Tourist, which has been placed in there obviously to fill out the categories. The full list of nominations is below.

Best Motion Picture Drama
Black Swan
The Fighter
The King’s Speech
The Social Network

Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Alice in Wonderland
The Kids Are All Right
The Tourist

Best Actor – Drama
Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network
Colin Firth for The King’s Speech
James Franco for 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling for Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg for The Fighter

Best Actress – Drama
Halle Berry for Frankie & Alice
Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence for Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman for Black Swan
Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
Johnny Depp for Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp for The Tourist
Paul Giamatti for Barney’s Version
Jake Gyllenhaal for Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey for Casino Jack

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway for Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie for The Tourist
Julianne Moore for The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone for Easy A

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale for The Fighter
Michael Douglas for Wall Street Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield for The Social Network
Jeremy Renner for The Town
Geoffrey Rush for The King’s Speech

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams for The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter for The King’s Speech
Mila Kunis for Black Swan
Melissa Leo for The Fighter
Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan
David Fincher for The Social Network
Tom Hooper for The King’s Speech
Christopher Nolan for Inception
David O Russell for The Fighter

Best Screenplay
127 Hours (Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy)
Inception (Christopher Nolan)
The Kids Are All Right (Stuart Blumberg, Lisa Cholodenko)
The King’s Speech (David Seidler)
The Social Network (Aaron Sorkin)

Best Original Song
“Bound To You” (Burlesque)
“Coming Home” (Country Strong)
“I See The Light” (Tangled)
“There’s a Place For Us” (The Chronicles of Narnia The Voyage of the Dawn Treader)
“You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me” (Burlesque)

Best Original Score
127 Hours (A.R. Rahman)
Alice in Wonderland (Danny Elfman)
Inception (Hans Zimmer)
The King’s Speech (Alexandre Desplat)
The Social Network (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)

Best Animated Film
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film
The Concert
The Edge
I Am Love
In a Better World

Best Television Series – Drama
Boardwalk Empire
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie
30 Rock

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made For Television
The Pacific
The Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin
You Don’t Know Jack

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture for Television
Idris Elba for Luther
Ian McShane for The Pillars of the Earth
Al Pacino for You Don’t Know Jack
Dennis Quaid for The Special Relationship
Edgar Ramirez for Carlos

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture for Television
Hayley Atwell for The Pillars of the Earth
Claire Danes for Temple Grandin
Judi Dench for Cranford
Romola Garai for Emma
Jennifer Love Hewitt for The Client List

Best Actor in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy
Alec Baldwin for 30 Rock
Steve Carell for The Office
Thomas Jane for Hung
Matthew Morrison for Glee
Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy
Toni Collette for United States of Tara
Edie Falco for Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey for 30 Rock
Laura Linney for The Big C
Lea Michele for Glee

Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama
Steve Buscemi for Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad
Michael C Hall for Dexter
Jon Hamm for Mad Men
Hugh Laurie for House

Best Actress in a TV Series – Drama
Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss for Mad Men
Piper Perabo for Covert Affairs
Katey Sagal for Sons of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgwick for The Closer

Best Supporting Actor – TV Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture for TV
Scott Caan for Hawaii Five-O
Chris Colfer for Glee
Chris Noth for The Good Wife
Eric Stonestreet for Modern Family
David Strathairn for Temple Grandin

Best Supporting Actress – TV Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture for TV
Hope Davis for The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch for Glee
Kelly Macdonald for Boardwalk Empire
Julia Stiles for Dexter
Sofia Vergara for Modern Family