Nominees for the 71st Golden Globe Award

Holly Bissonnette| December 16, 2013
The 71st Golden Globe Award
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Explore Talent shares with you new information regarding the 71st Golden Globe Award. The major award ceremony will be aired live on January 12. It will be seen on NBC with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey as the event’s hosts. The awards ceremony has already released its final list for their nominees, according to USA TODAY.

Among the top vying contenders are 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle with 7 nominations each. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association honored the most deserving people and production in different genres. There are lots of great projects both in movie and television. However, according to The Washington Post, nominations for movie are split into two categories—the drama and comedy or comedy.

The American Hustle got nominations from musical/comedy categories. Among the cast members that get their nominations are Amy Adams for Best Actress, Christian Bale for Best Actor, Bradley Cooper for Best Supporting Actor and Jennifer Lawrence for Best Supporting Actress. The prestigious body also gave a nomination for David O. Russell for Best Director. The movie got nominations for both Best Musical/Comedy as well as the Best Screenplay.

12 Years A Slave is the most nominated drama movie. Chiwetel Ejifor is nominated for Best Actor for the drama category. Co-actors Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong’o got nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Actress, respectively. Steve McQueen also got nominated for the Best Director. The film got nominated for Best Drama, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score.

The Best Drama Movie to compete this season’s Golden Globe Awards are 12 Years A Slave, Rush, Gravity, Philomena and Captain Phillips.

Nominated for Best Actors (drama), other than Ejifor are Tom Hanks for Captain Phillips, Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club, Robert Redford for All is Lost, and Idris Elba for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Sandra Bullock for Gravity, Kate Winslet for Labor Day, Judi Dench for Philomena and Emma Thompson for Saving Mr. Banks are the nominees for the Best Actress.

Also for Best Actress for Comedy/Musical also goes out to Meryl Streep (August: Osage County), Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Julie Delpy (Before Midnight) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said).

Bale’s other contenders for the Best Actor for Comedy/Musical are Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street, Joaquin Phoenix for Her, Oscar Isaac for Inside Llewyn Davis and Bruce Dern for Nebraska.

Paul Greengrass for Captain Phillips, Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity and Alexander Payne for Nebraska are joined in for the Best Director.

The Best Animated Film nominations are Despicable Me 2, Frozen and The Croods.

The Wind Rises and Blue Is The Warmest Color are the nominees for the Best Foreign Film.

Atlas from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Sweeter Than Fiction from One Chance, Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Please Mr. Kennedy from Inside Llewyn Davis are choices for Best Original Song category.

Breaking Bad’s final season got a nomination for the Best Drama Series for the TV categories. The top-rating series’ contenders are House of Cards, The Good Wife, Downtown Abbey and House of Cards.

In the Best Comedy/Musical, the nominees are The Big Bang Theory, Girls, Recreation, Modern Family, Parks and Recreation, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

 

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