Brokeback, Good Night, Producers And Match Point Tops Globe Nominations
LATEST: BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, THE PRODUCERS, MATCH POINT and GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK will lead the way at next year's (06) Golden Globe Awards.
ANG LEE's gay cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain tops the nominations with seven nods, including Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Actor - Drama for HEATH LEDGER, Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture for MICHELLE WILLIAMS and Best Director.
GEORGE CLOONEY's black and white drama Good Night, And Good Luck is up for four trophies, including Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best Actor - Drama for DAVID STRATHAIRN, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay for Clooney, who has also been nominated for Best Supporting Actor in SYRIANA.
MEL BROOKS' musical The Producers is also up for four awards - Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy, Best Actor - Musical Or Comedy for NATHAN LANE, Best Supporting Actor for WILL FERRELL and Best Original Song; while WOODY ALLEN's London-set drama Match Point is up for Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Supporting Actress for SCARLETT JOHANSSON, Best Director and Best Screenplay.
Meanwhile, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS, THE CONSTANT GARDENER and WALK THE LINE are nominated in three categories.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES are leading the TV categories with five nods, with the show's four stars MARCIA CROSS, EVA LONGORIA, TERI HATCHER and FELICITY HUFFMAN fighting for Best Actress In A TV Series - Comedy, as well as the ABC show fighting CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, ENTOURAGE, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS
MY NAME IS EARL and WEEDS for Best TV Series - Comedy.
Meanwhile, LOST, TV movie WARM SPRINGS, White House drama COMMANDER IN CHIEF and Weeds are nominated in three categories.
Welsh actor SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS has been named as the recipient of the 2006 Cecil B Demille Award For Lifetime Achievement at the ceremony, which takes place on 16 January (06) in Los Angeles.
The full list of nominees is as follows:
Best Motion Picture - Drama:
A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK
THE CONSTANT GARDENER
Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy:
MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
WALK THE LINE
Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama:
RUSSELL CROWE - CINDERELLA MAN
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN - CAPOTE
TERRENCE HOWARD - HUSTLE AND FLOW
HEATH LEDGER - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
DAVID STRATHAIRN - GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK
Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama:
MARIA BELLO - HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
FELICITY HUFFMAN - TRANSAMERICA
GWYNETH PALTROW - PROOF
CHARLIZE THERON - NORTH COUNTRY
ZIYI ZHANG - MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA
Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy:
PIERCE BROSNAN - THE MATADOR
JEFF DANIELS - THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
JOHNNY DEPP - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
NATHAN LANE - THE PRODUCERS
CILLIAN MURPHY - BREAKFAST ON PLUTO
JOAQUIN PHOENIX - WALK THE LINE
Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy:
DAME JUDI DENCH - MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
KEIRA KNIGHTLEY - PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
LAURA LINNEY - THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
SARAH JESSICA PARKER - THE FAMILY STONE
REESE WITHERSPOON - WALK THE LINE
Best Performance By An Actor In Supporting Role In A Motion Picture:
GEORGE CLOONEY - SYRIANA
MATT DILLON - CRASH
WILL FERRELL - THE PRODUCERS
PAUL GIAMATTI - CINDERELLA MAN
BOB HOSKINS - MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
Best Performance By An Actress In Supporting Role In A Motion Picture:
SCARLETT JOHANSSON - MATCH POINT
SHIRLEY MacLAINE - IN HER SHOES
FRANCES McDORMAND - NORTH COUNTRY
RACHEL WEISZ - THE CONSTANT GARDENER
MICHELLE WILLIAMS - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Best Foreign Language Film:KUNG FU HUSTLE (China) MASTER OF CRIMSON ARMOR (China) MERRY CHRISTMAS (France) PARADISE NOW (Palestine)