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article imageGolden Globes movie nominations; winners in bold

By Tim O'Brien     Jan 14, 2012 in Entertainment
Beverly Hills - UPDATES: Winners will be put in bold throughout the night. As Sunday's Golden Globe presentation nears, here is a list of movie nominations. Look for complete coverage right here on Digital Journal.
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"The Artist" leads all nominees with six, followed by "The Help" and "The Descendants" with five each. "The Ides of March," "Moneyball" and "Midnight in Paris "are next with four.
Best Drama
"The Descendants"
"The Help"
"The Ides of March"
"War Horse"
Note - Now, there are two favorites.
Best Comedy/Musical
"The Artist"
"Midnight in Paris"
"My Week with Marilyn"
Note - "The Artist" had the most nominations and usually that is a winner.
Best Animated Film
"The Adventures of Tintin"
"Puss in Boots"
"Winnie the Pooh"
"Arthur Christmas"
Note - "Rango" was favorite going in and, yet, Foreign Press goes with "Tintin."
Best Actor in a Drama
George Clooney, "The Descendants"
Brad Pitt, "Moneyball"
Ryan Gosling, "The Ides of March"
Michael Fassbender, "Shame"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "J. Edgar"
Note - They love him.
Best Actor in a 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"
Note - To be silent and win and he has done it.
Best Supporting Actor
 in a Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh, "My Week With Marilyn"
Albert Brooks, "Drive"
Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
Christopher Plummer,"Beginners"
Viggo Mortensen, "A Dangerous Method"
Note - He was the favorite and Plummer pulls it off.
Best Actress in a 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"
Note - Is she due? Not here. She has won many times. Will Oscar call?
Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy
Jodie Foster, "Carnage"
Charlize Theron, "Young Adult"
Kristen Wiig, "Bridesmaids"
Michelle Williams, "My Week with Marilyn"
Kate Winslet, Carnage
Note - Put this winner with the drama winner and then they will be the frontrunners from here.
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants"
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Note - There was two from "The Help" and one wins. Chastain was the favorite going in and now a curve ball is thrown.
Best Director

Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
George Clooney, "The Ides of March"
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist
Alexander Payne, "The Descendants"
Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"
Note - Nice win for Scorsese.
Best screenplay
"The Artist"
"The Descendants"
"The Ides of March"
"Midnight in Paris"
Note - It's tough to beat Mr. Allen here.
Best original song
"Lay Down Your Head" - "Albert Nobbs" - Music: Brian Byrne; Lyrics: Glenn Close
"Hello Hello" - "Gnomeo and Juliet" - Music: Elton John; Lyrics: Bernie Taupin
"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
"The Keeper" - "Machine Gun Preacher" - Music & Lyrics: Chris Cornell
"Masterpiece" - "W.E" - Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry
Note: Madonna beats Elton John in a pop music faceoff.
Best foreign film
"Flowers of War"
"The Land of Blood and Honey"
"The Kid with A Bike"
"A Separation"
"The Skin I Live In"
Note - It was expected to win.
The Golden Globes will be live in all time zones on NBC Sunday, Jan. 15. It will be hosted by Ricky Gervais
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