Silent film homage 'The Artist' leads the way at the 2012 Golden Globes, after receiving six nominations, including Best Director and Best Musical or Comedy.
'The Artist' leads the way at the 2012 Golden Globes, after receiving six nominations.
The silent film homage is up for Best Musical or Comedy, while its stars Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo are nominated for Best Actor Musical and Best Supporting Actress Musical respectively. Michel Hazanavicius has been nominated for Best Director and the movie is also up for Best Screenplay and Best Original Score.
Hazanavicius will take on George Clooney ('The Ides of March'), Woody Allen ('Midnight in Paris'), Alexander Payne ('The Descendants') and Martin Scorsese ('Hugo') in the Best Director category, while the film will compete with '50/50', 'Midnight in Paris', 'Bridesmaids' and 'My Week with Marilyn' for Best Musical or Comedy.
Dujardin will compete alongside Brendan Gleeson ('The Guard'), Joseph Gordon-Levitt ('50/50'), Ryan Gosling ('Crazy Stupid Love') and Owen Wilson ('Midnight in Paris') in his category, while Bejo faces competition from Jessica Chastain ('The Help'), Janet McTeer ('Albert Nobbs'), Octavia Spencer ('The Help') and Shailene Woodley ('The Descendants') for Best Supporting Actress Musical.
Meanwhile, 'The Help' is up for Best Picture, Drama and is up against 'The Descendants', 'Hugo', 'The ides of March', 'Moneyball' and 'War House'.
The awards will once again be hosted by British funnyman Ricky Gervais.
The 69th annual Golden Globe nominations:
BEST PICTURE, DRAMA
'The Ides of March'
BEST PICTURE, MUSICAL OR COMEDY
'Midnight in Paris'
'My Week with Marilyn'
Woody Allen, 'Midnight In Paris'
George Clooney, 'The Ides of March'
Michel Hazanavicius, 'The Artist'
Alexander Payne, 'The Descendants'
Martin Scorsese, 'Hugo'
BEST ACTOR, DRAMA
George Clooney, 'The Descendants'
Leonardo DiCaprio, 'J Edgar'
Michael Fassbender, 'Shame'
Ryan Gosling, 'The Ides of March'
Brad Pitt, 'Moneyball'
BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA
Glenn Close, 'Albert Nobbs'
Viola Davis, 'The Help'
Meryl Streep, 'The Iron Lady'
Tilda Swinton, 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'
BEST ACTOR, 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'
BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Jodie Foster, 'Carnage'
Charlize Theron, 'Young Adult'
Kristen Wiig, 'Bridesmaids'
Michelle Williams, 'My Week With Marilyn'
Kate Winslet, 'Carnage'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Kenneth Branagh, 'My Week with Marilyn'
Albert Brooks, 'Drive'
Christopher Plummer, 'Beginners'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Berenice Bejo, 'The Artist'
Jessica Chastain , 'The Help'
Janet McTeer, 'Albert Nobbs'
Octavia Spencer, 'The Help'
Shailene Woodley, 'The Descendants'
'Midnight in Paris', Woody Allen
'The Ides of March', George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
'The Artist', Michel Hazanavicius
'The Descendants', Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
'The Adventures of Tintin'
'Puss in Boots'
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
'The Flowers of War'
'In The Land of Blood and Honey'
'The Kid WIth The Bike'
'The Skin I Live In'
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
'The Artist', Ludovic Bource
'W.E.', Abel Korzeniowski
'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
'Hugo', Howard Shore
'War Horse, John Williams
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
'Lay Your Head Down', 'Albert Nobbs'
'Hello Hello', 'Gnomeo and Juliet'
'The Living Proof', 'The Help'
'The Keeper', 'Machine Gun Preacher'
BEST PICTURE, DRAMA
'The Ides of March'
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