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Thursday, December 13, 2007

65th Golden Globe Awards


I just finished watching the live announcement of the Golden Globes nominations and have to admit that some are a little strange. But before commenting I have to make sure that the nominees are listed in their site. Here are some of the categories.

Best Motion Picture - Drama (seven nominations... hmm!)
American Gangster
Atonement
Eastern Promises
The Great Debaters
Michael Clayton
No Country for Old Men (probably will win…)
There Will Be Blood

Best Director
Tim Burton – Sweeney Tod
Ethan and Joel Coen – No Country for Old Men (they will win)
Julian Schnabel – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Ridley Scott – American Gangster
Joe Wright - Atonement

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Cate Blanchett – Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Julie Christie – Away From Her (she will win…)
Jodie Foster – The Brave One
Angelina Jolie – A Mighty Heart
Keira Knightley – Atonement

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
George Clooney – Michael Clayton
Daniel Day-Lewis – There Will Be Blood
James McAvoy – Atonement
Viggo Mortensen – Eastern Promises
Denzel Washington – American Gangster

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Across The Universe
Charlie Wilson's War
Hairspray
Juno
Sweeney Todd

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams – Enchanted
Nikki Blonsky – Hairspray
Helena Bonham Carter– Sweeney Todd
Marion Cotillard – La Vie En Rose (my winner!)
Ellen Page – Juno

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress
Cate Blanchett – I’m Not There
Julia Roberts – Charlie Wilson’s War
Saoirse Ronan – Atonement
Amy Ryan – Gone Baby Gone
Tilda Swinton – Michael Clayton

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor
Cassey Affleck – The Assassination of Jesse James by Coward Robert Ford
Javier Bardem – No Country for Old Men (has to win!)
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Charlie Wilson’s War
John Travolta – Hairspray
Tom Wilkinson – Michael Clayton

Best Foreign Language Film (this category is really hard!)
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days – Romania (some say that it is too depressing to win… obviously those that say it are men! -but, most voters are men too...)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – France and USA
The Kite Runner – USA (Okay, checked the movie I'll try to see it)
Lust, Caution – Taiwan
Persepolis – France

Best Animated Film
Bee Movie
Ratatouille (this is an easy winner)
The Simpsons Movie

The Cecil B. DeMille Award goes this year to Steven Spielberg. The awards ceremony will be telecast live on NBC at 8pm on Sunday, January 13, 2008. This year the Miss Golden Globe is Rumer Willis daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis.

Because I like some shows in TV, I’m adding some TV categories.

Series Drama
Big Love (Okay I admit it, I watch this show and I like it!! – Is good!)
Damages
Grey’s Anatomy (Still watching and I love it!)
House
Mad Men
The Tudors

Actress Drama
Patricia Arquette – Medium
Glen Close – Damages (She has to win)
Minnie Driver – The Riches
Edie Falco – The Soopranos
Sally Field – Brothers & Sisters
Holly Hunter – Saving Grace
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer

Best Performance by an Actress Musical or Comedy
Christina Applegate – Samantha Who?
America Ferrera – Ugly Betty (my winner!)
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Anna Friel – Pushing Daisies
Mary-Louise Parker – Weeds (my second winner!)

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in Series, Miniseries or Movie
Rose Byrne – Damages
Rachel Griffiths – Brothers & Sisters
Katherine Heigl – Grey’s Anatomy (She has to win)
Samantha Morton – Longford
Anna Paquin – Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Jaime Pressly – My Name is Earl

To check their site go here.

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