2012 Golden Globes Nominees & Winners

The 2012 Golden Globes were held on January 15, 2012 and hosted by Ricky Gervais. The annual ceremony in which the Hollywood Foreign Press hands out awards for the best in film and television is typically a precursor to who will win the Oscars for that year.

The 2012 Golden Globes were held on January 15, 2012 and hosted by Ricky Gervais.  The annual ceremony in which the Hollywood Foreign Press hands out awards for the best in film and television is typically a precursor to who will win the Oscars for that year.  Morgan Freeman will be honored with the annual Cecil B. DeMille award.  Below are the nominees for the 2012 Golden Globes.  The winners are listed in italics.

Film:

Best Motion Picture – Drama
The Descendants
The Help
Hugo
The Ides of March
Moneyball
War Horse

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
The Artist
Bridesmaids
50/50
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
George Clooney for The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender for Shame
Ryan Gosling for The Ides of March
Brad Pitt for Moneyball

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Glenn Close for Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis for The Help
Rooney Mara for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton for We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Jean Dujardin for The Artist
Brendan Gleeson for The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt for 50/50
Ryan Gosling for Crazy, Stupid, Love
Owen Wilson for Midnight in Paris

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Jodie Foster for Carnage
Charlize Theron for Young Adult
Kristen Wiig for Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams for My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet for Carnage

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh for My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks for Drive
Jonah Hill for Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen for A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer for Beginners

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Bérénice Bejo for The Artist
Jessica Chastain for The Help
Janet McTeer for Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer for The Help
Shailene Woodley for The Descendants

Best Director – Motion Picture
Woody Allen for Midnight in Paris
George Clooney for The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
Alexander Payne for The Descendants
Martin Scorsese for Hugo

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
The Artist: Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
The Ides of March: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Midnight in Paris: Woody Allen
Moneyball: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
Albert Nobbs: (”Lay Your Head Down”)
Gnomeo & Juliet: Elton John, Bernie Taupin(”Hello Hello”)
The Help: Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr.(”The Living Proof”)
Machine Gun Preacher: (”The Keeper”)
W.E.: (”Masterpiece”)

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
The Artist: Ludovic Bource
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Hugo: Howard Shore
War Horse: John Williams
W.E.: Abel Korzeniowski

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

Best Foreign Language Film
The Flowers of War
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid with a Bike
A Separation
The Skin I Live In 

TV:

Actress in a Comedy or Musical Series
Laura Dern, “Enlightened” (HBO)
Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl” (Fox)
Tina Fey, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Laura Linney, “The Big C” (Showtime)
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Actor in a Comedy or Musical Series
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” (NBC)
David Duchovny, “Californication” (Showtime)
Johnny Galecki, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Thomas Jane, “Hung” (HBO)
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes” (Showtime)

Comedy or Musical Series
“Enlightened” (HBO)
“Episodes” (Showtime)
“Glee” (Fox)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“New Girl” (Fox)

Actress in Drama Series
Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Mireille Enos, “The Killing” (AMC)
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Madeleine Stowe, “Revenge” (ABC)
Callie Thorne, “Necessary Roughness” (USA)

Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Kelsey Grammar, “Boss” (Starz)
Jeremy Irons, “Borgias” (Showtime)
Damian Lewis “Homeland” (Showtime)

Drama Series
“American Horror Story” (FX)
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Boss” (Starz)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Homeland” (Showtime)

Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
“Cinema Verite” (HBO)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“The Hour” (BBC America)
“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)
“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)

Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hugh Bonneville, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Idris Elba, “Luther” (BBC America)
William Hurt, “Too Big to Fail” (HBO)
Bill Nighy, “Page Eight” (BBC America)
Dominic West, “The Hour” (BBC America)

Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Romola Garai, “The Hour” (BBC America)
Diane Lane, “Cinema Verite” (HBO)
Elisabeth McGovern, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Emily Watson, “Appropriate Adult” (Sundance)
Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce” (HBO)

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Paul Giamatti, “Too Big to Fail” (HBO)
Guy Pearce, “Mildred Pierce” (HBO)
Tim Robbins, “Cinema Verite” (HBO)
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story” (FX)
Kelly MacDonald, “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Evan Rachel Wood, “Mildred Pierce” (HBO)

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