The Artist leads Golden Globe noms

2011-12-15 16:18
Beverly Hills - Silent movie The Artist painted a pretty picture at the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday, leading all movies with six nods overall including best film comedy or musical.

Following The Artist among top nominees for the Hollywood awards were The Descendants, starring George Clooney as a man struggling to keep his family together, and civil rights movie The Help with five nods each, including both in the key category of best film drama.

Joining Descendants and The Help among the films vying for top drama were four movies, Hugo, Moneyball, War Horse and The Ides of March.

The Golden Globe Awards, which are given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are among the most widely-watched honours programmes leading up to the Oscars in February.

The full list of nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards:


Best Picture - Drama
The Descendants
The Help
The Ides of March
War Horse

Best Picture - Musical or Comedy
The Artist
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn

Best Actor - Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonard 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
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Director
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Actor, Musical or Comedy
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, Musical or Comedy
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
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
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

Best Foreign Language
The Flowers of Wa
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid with a Bike
A Separation
The Skin I Live In

Best Animated Film
The Adventures of Tintin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boot

Best Screenplay
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, Grand Heslov, Beau Willimon, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxwon, Jim Rash, The Descendants
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Moneyball

Best Original Score
Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Abel Korzeniowski, W.E.
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore, Hugo
John Williams, War Horse

Best Original Song
Hello Hello (music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin), Gnomeo & Juliet
The Keeper (music and lyrics by Chris Cornell), Machine Gun Preacher
Lay Your Head Down (music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close), Albert Nobbs
The Living Proof (music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr, lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas), The Help
Masterpiece (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry), W.E.

Best Television Drama Series
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones
Best Actor in a Television Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Kelsey Grammer, Boss
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Actress in a Television Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Television Comedy Series
New Girl
Modern Family

Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Thomas Jane, Hung
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Matt le Blanc, Episodes

Best Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Laura Dern, Enlightenment
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation