I’ve Got Your Detailed Golden Globes Nominee List. Time to Place Your Bets!!!

ByBryan Kluger

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Hey guys, Jana here,


I’ve waited all year and finally it’s time!!! Not time for Christmas, you sillies, it’s AWARDS season!!! It’s time to see who has been chosen to attend the Golden Globes ball, who’s going to be crowned King and Queen and then there are some of us just hoping we’ll be asked to dance. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will issue ballots that will be counted and announced Sunday, January 8, 2017 in a televised event hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

Sit back and buckle in kids, this is a long list.


Best Motion Picture – Drama

Hacksaw Ridge‘ – WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Hell or High Water‘ – A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas.

Lion‘ – A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Manchester By The Sea‘ – An Uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Unknowing he is to be the guardian and struggles with the decision. Throughout the movie he recounts past memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distancing himself from his past.

Moonlight‘ – A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama


Amy Adams – ‘Arrival


Jessica Chastain – ‘Miss Sloane


Isabelle Huppert – ‘Elle


Ruth Negga – ‘Loving


Natalie Portman – ‘Jackie

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama


Casey Affleck – ‘Manchester By The Sea


Joel Edgerton – ‘Loving


Andrew Garfield – ‘Hacksaw Ridge


Viggo Mortensen – ‘Captain Fantastic


Denzel Washington – ‘Fences

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

20th Century Women‘ – The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.

Deadpool‘ – This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Florence Foster Jenkins‘ – Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress form NYC always wanted to be a concert pianist and play Carnegie Hall. An injury in her youth deterred that dream. So she sets out to sing her way to Carnegie Hall knowing the only way to get there would be “Practice Practice Practice”. Her husband supports her venture and the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins playing Carnegie Hall becomes a truly historic event.

La La Land‘ – Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Sing Street‘ – This is the beginning of the eighties and everybody is moving to the beat of Pop music, as the brand-new concept of the music video appears on television for the first time. On the other hand, in Dublin, Conor, a teenager with a sensitive heart, is trying to deal with a tense family relationship, reconnect with his older brother, while dealing with the hostile environment of his new public school… But then one day, he saw her. Tall, with long chestnut hair, a buttery complexion and big, dark eyes, an enigmatically beautiful girl was standing in front of the gate of his school, indolently observing people passing by. Who is she and how could a boy ever get noticed by such a distant girl? Easy… he would form a band! With every lyric Conor writes, the gap narrows and with every song he plays, her heart fills with affection. In a sea of opportunities ahead of them, what does the future hold for a love like this?

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy


Annette Bening – ‘20th Century Women


Lily Collins – ‘Rules Don’t Apply


Hailee Steinfeld – ‘The Edge of Seventeen


Emma Stone – ‘La La Land


Meryl Streep – ‘Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy


Colin Farrell – ‘The Lobster


Ryan Gosling – ‘La La Land


Hugh Grant – ‘Florence Foster Jenkins


Jonah Hill – ‘War Dogs


Ryan Reynolds – ‘Deadpool

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture


Viola Davis – ‘Fences


Naomie Harris – ‘Moonlight


Nicole Kidman – ‘Lion


Octavia Spencer – ‘Hidden Figures

Manchester by the Sea (screengrab from EW.com Exclusive clip)

Michelle Williams – ‘Manchester By The Sea

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture


Mahershala Ali – ‘Moonlight


Jeff Bridges – ‘Hell or High Water

Cosme McMoon (Simon Helberg) in a scene from FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS directed by Stephen Frears. In cinemas 5 May 2016. An Entertainment One Films release. For more information contact Claire Fromm: cfromm@entonegroup.com.

Simon Helberg – ‘Florence Foster Jenkins


Dev Patel – ‘Lion


Aaron Taylor-Johnson – ‘Nocturnal Animals

Best Director – Motion Picture


Damien Chazelle – ‘La La Land


Tom Ford – ‘Nocturnal Animals


Mel Gibson – ‘Hacksaw Ridge


Barry Jenkins – ‘Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – ‘Manchester By The Sea

Best Original Screenplay


Damien Chazelle – ‘La La Land


Tom Ford – ‘Nocturnal Animals


Barry Jenkins – ‘Moonlight


Kenneth Lonergan – ‘Manchester By The Sea


Taylor Sheridan – ‘Hell Or High Water

Best Motion Picture – Animated

Kubo and the Two Strings‘ – Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.

Moana‘ – Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island’s fisherman can’t catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess Te Fiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Fiti’s heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

My Life As A Zucchini‘ – Courgette is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother’s sudden death, Courgette is befriended by a police officer Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond’s help and his new-found friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust, finds true love and at last a new family of his own.

Sing‘ – Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon a dapper koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal-some might even say delusional-optimist who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.

Zootopia‘ – From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

Divines‘ (France) – A streets teenager from dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down.

Elle‘ (France) – A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

Neruda‘ (Chile) – An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

The Salesman‘ (Iran/France) – Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

Toni Erdmann‘ (Germany) – A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.

Best Original Score – Motion Picture


Nicholas Britell – ‘Moonlight


Justin Hurwitz – ‘La La Land


Johann JohannssonArrival


Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – ‘Lion


Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – ‘Hidden Figures

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

Can’t Stop The Feeling!”, TROLLS
Music by: Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Shellback
Lyrics by: Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Shellback

City Of Stars”, LA LA LAND
Music by: Justin Hurwitz
Lyrics by: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

Faith”, SING
Music by: Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight
Lyrics by: Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight


Gold”, GOLD
Music by: Brian Burton, Stephen Gaghan, Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop
Lyrics by: Brian Burton, Stephen Gaghan, Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop

How Far I’ll Go”, MOANA
Music by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lyrics by: Lin-Manuel Miranda


Best Television Series – Drama

The Crown‘ (Netflix)

Game of Thrones‘ (HBO)

Stranger Things‘ (Netflix)

This Is Us‘ (NBC)

Westworld‘ (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series


Caitriona Balfe – ‘Outlander


Claire Foy – ‘The Crown


Keri Russell – ‘The Americans


Winona Ryder – ‘Stranger Things


Evan Rachel Wood – ‘Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama


Rami Malek – ‘Mr. Robot


Bob Odenkirk – ‘Better Call Saul


Matthew Rhys – ‘The Americans


Liev Schreiber – ‘Ray Donovan


Billy Bob Thornton – ‘Goliath

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

Atlanta‘ (FX)

Black-ish (ABC)

Mozart in the Jungle‘ (Amazon)

Transparent‘ (Amazon)

Veep‘ (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy


Rachel Bloom – ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend


Julia Louis-Dreyfus – ‘Veep


Sarah Jessica Parker – ‘Divorce


Issa Rae – ‘Insecure

Jane The Virgin -- "Chapter Thirty-Four" -- Image Number: JAV212a_0482.jpg -- Pictured: Gina Rodriguez as Jane -- Photo: Scott Everett White/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Gina Rodriguez – ‘Jane The Virgin


Tracee Ellis Ross – ‘Black-Ish

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy


Anthony Anderson – ‘Black-Ish


Gael Garcia Bernal – ‘Mozart in the Jungle

ATLANTA -- “Streets On Lock” -- Episode 102 (Airs Tuesday, September 6, 10:30 pm e/p) Pictured: Donald Glover as Earnest Marks. CR: Guy D'Alema/FX

Donald Glover – ‘Atlanta


Nick Nolte – ‘Graves


Jeffrey Tambor – ‘Transparent

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime‘ (ABC)

The Dresser‘ (Starz)

The Night Manager‘ (AMC)

The Night Of‘ (HBO)

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story‘ (FX)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television


Felicity Huffman – ‘American Crime


Riley Keough – ‘The Girlfriend Experience

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson – Pictured: Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark. CR: FX, Fox 21 TVS, FXP Premieres on FX, early 2016

Sarah Paulson – ‘The People V. O.J. Sipson: American Crime Story


Charlotte Rampling – ‘London Spy


Kerry Washington – ‘Confirmation

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television


Riz Ahmed – ‘The Night Of


Bryan Cranston – ‘All The Way


Tom Hiddleston – ‘The Night Manager


John Turturro – ‘The Night Of


Courtney B Vance – ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television


Olivia Colman – ‘The Night Manager


Lena Headey – ‘Game of Thrones


Chrissy Metz – ‘This Is Us


Mandy Moore – ‘This Is Us


Thandie Newton – ‘Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television


Sterling K. Brown – ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story


Hugh Laurie – ‘The Night Manager

The Crown Season 1

John Lithgow – ‘The Crown

MR. ROBOT -- "d3bug.mkv" Episode 103 -- Pictured: Christian Slater as Mr. Robot -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/USA Network)

Christian Slater – ‘Mr. Robot


John Travolta – ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

By Bryan Kluger

Former husky model, real-life Comic Book Guy, genre-bending screenwriter, nude filmmaker, hairy podcaster, pro-wrestling idiot-savant, who has a penchant for solving Rubik's Cubes and rolling candy cigarettes on unreleased bootlegs of Frank Zappa records.

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