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Golden Globe Nominees

 The Golden Globe nominations came out last week, and there weren’t too many shockers in any of the nominees.

I was pleased to see “In Bruges” make the list for the comedy categories, both for Best Pic, and Best Actor.

Check out the full list below, do you see anything missing?


Best picture

  • “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
  •  “Frost/Nixon”
  • “The Reader”
  •  “Revolutionary Road”
  • “Slumdog Millionaire”

Best actress

  • Anne Hathaway, “Rachel Getting Married”
  • Angelina Jolie, “Changeling”
  • Meryl Streep, “Doubt”
  • Kristin Scott Thomas , “I’ve Loved You So Long”
  • Kate Winslet, “Revolutionary Road”

Best actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “Revolutionary Road”
  • Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”
  • Sean Penn, “Milk”
  • Brad Pitt, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
  • Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler”

Comedy or musical

Best picture

  • “Burn After Reading”
  • “Happy-Go-Lucky”
  • “In Bruges”
  • “Mamma Mia!”
  • “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”

Best actress

  • Rebecca Hall, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
  • Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”
  • Frances Mcdormand, “Burn After Reading”
  • Meryl Streep, “Mamma Mia!”
  • Emma Thompson, “Last Chance Harvey”

Best actor

  • Javier Bardem, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
  • Colin Farrell, “In Bruges”
  • James Franco, “Pineapple Express”
  • Brendan Gleeson, “In Bruges”
  • Dustin Hoffman, “Last Chance Harvey”

Other categories

Best animated feature film

  • “Bolt”
  • “Kung Fu Panda”
  • “Wall-E”

Best foreign language film

  • “The Baader Meinhof Complex” (Germany)
  • “Everlasting Moments” (Sweden/Denmark)
  • “Gomorrah” (Italy)
  • “I’ve Loved You So Long” (France)
  • “Waltz With Bashir” (Israel)

Best supporting actress

  • Amy Adams, “Doubt”
  • Penelope Cruz, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
  • Viola Davis, “Doubt”
  • Marisa Tomei, “The Wrestler”
  • Kate Winslet, “The Reader”

Best supporting actor

  • Tom Cruise, “Tropic Thunder”
  • Robert Downey Jr., “Tropic Thunder”
  • Ralph Fiennes, “The Duchess”
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Doubt”
  • Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”

Best director

  • Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”
  • Stephen Daldry, “The Reader”
  • David Fincher, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
  • Ron Howard, “Frost/Nixon”
  • Sam Mendes, “Revolutionary Road”

Best screenplay

  • Simon Beaufoy, “Slumdog Millionaire”
  • David Hare, “The Reader”
  • Peter Morgan, “Frost/Nixon”
  • Eric Roth, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
  • John Patrick Shanley, “Doubt”

Best original score

  • Alexandre Desplat, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
  • Clint Eastwood, “Changeling”
  • James Newton Howard, “Defiance”
  • A.R. Rahman, “Slumdog Millionaire”
  • Hans Zimmer, “Frost/Nixon”

Best original song

  • “Down to Earth” (“Wall-E”) — Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; lyrics by Peter Gabriel.
  • “Gran Torino” (“Gran Torino”) — Music by Clint Eastwood, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens; lyrics by Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens.
  •  “I Thought I Lost You” ( “Bolt”) — Music and lyrics by Miley Cyrus and Jeffrey Steele.
  • “Once in a Lifetime” (“Cadillac Records”) — Music and lyrics by Beyonce Knowles, Amanda Ghost, Scott Mcfarnon, Ian Dench, James Dring and Jody Street.
  • “The Wrestler” (“The Wrestler”) — Music and lyrics by Bruce Springsteen.



Best television series

  • “Dexter” (Showtime)
  • “House” (Fox)
  • “In Treatment” (HBO)
  • “Mad Men” (AMC)
  • “True Blood” (HBO)

Best actress in a drama series

  •  Sally Field, “Brothers and sisters”
  • Mariska Hargitay, “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”
  • January Jones, “Mad Men”
  • Anna Paquin, “True Blood”
  • Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”

Best actor in a drama series

  • Gabriel Byrne, “In Treatment”
  • Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”
  • Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
  • Hugh Laurie, “House”
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers, “The Tudors”

Comedy or musical

Best television series

  • “30 Rock” (NBC)
  • “Californication” (Showtime)
  • “Entourage” (HBO)
  • “The Office” (NBC)
  • “Weeds” (Showtime)

Best actress

  • America Ferrera, “Ugly Betty”
  • Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
  • Debra Messing, “The Starter Wife”
  • Mary-Louise Parker, “Weeds”

Best actor

  • Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
  • Steve Carell, “The Office”
  • Kevin Connolly, “Entourage”
  • David Duchovny, “Californication”
  •  Tony Shalhoub, “Monk”

Miniseries or movies made for television

Best miniseries or motion picture

  •  “A Raisin in the Sun” (ABC)
  • “Bernard and Doris” (HBO)
  •  “Cranford” (PBS)
  • “John Adams” (HBO)
  •  “Recount” (HBO)

Best actress

  • Judi Dench, “Cranford”
  • Catherine Keener, “An American Crime”
  • Laura Linney, “John Adams”
  • Shirley Maclaine, “Coco Chanel”
  • Susan Sarandon, “Bernard and Doris”

Best actor

  • Ralph Fiennes, “Bernard and Doris”
  • Paul Giamatti, “John Adams”
  • Kevin Spacey, “Recount”
  • Kiefer Sutherland, “24: Redemption”
  • Tom Wilkinson, “Recount”

Best supporting actress

  • Eileen Atkins, “Cranford”
  • Laura Dern, “Recount”
  • Melissa George, “In Treatment”
  • Rachel Griffiths, “Brothers and Sisters”
  • Dianne Wiest, “In Treatment”

Best supporting actor

  • Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”
  • Denis Leary, “Recount”
  • Jeremy Piven, “Entourage”
  • Blair Underwood, “In Treatment”
  • Tom Wilkinson, “John Adams”

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