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Dec 102015

carol-globes“Carol,” director Todd Haynes’ 1950s romance and homage to Douglas Sirk-style melodramas,  took five nominations, including best dramatic picture, for the 73rd annual Golden Globes.  Adam McKay’s finance farce “The Big Short” grabbed four nominations, including best picture, comedy. Alejandro Inarritu’s frontier epic “The Revenant” landed four nominations, including best picture, drama, and best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio. Also with four nominations was Aaron Sorkin’s “Steve Jobs.” On the TV side, streaming series topped the dial, with Netflix, Amazon and Hulu dominating the nominations. Six shows tied for the most nominations: “Fargo,” “Mr. Robot,” “Outlander,” “Transparent,” “American Crime” and “Wolf Hall.” The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s noms were announced Thursday in Beverly Hills. The Awards show, which will be hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air Jan. 10.

Complete list of 2016 Golden Globes nominees:


Best actor in a motion picture drama:  Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”; Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”; Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”; Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”; Will Smith, “Concussion.”

Best actress in a motion picture drama:  Cate Blanchett, “Carol”; Brie Larson, “Room”; Rooney Mara, “Carol”; Saoirse Ronan “Brooklyn”; Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl.”

Best actor in a musical or comedy motion picture:  Christian Bale, “The Big Short”; Steve Carell, “The Big Short”; Matt Damon, “The Martian”; Al Pacino, “Danny Collins”; Mark Ruffalo, “Infinitely Polar Bear.”

Best actress in a musical or comedy motion picture:  Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”; Melissa McCarthy, “Spy”; Amy Schumer, “Trainwreck”; Maggie Smith, “The Lady in the Van”; Lily Tomlin, “Grandma.”

Best supporting actress in motion picture:  Jane Fonda, “Youth”; Jennifer Jason Leigh “The Hateful Eight”; Helen Mirren “Trumbo”; Alicia Vikander “Ex Machina”; Kate Winslet “Steve Jobs.”

Best supporting actor in motion picture:  Paul Dano, “Love & Mercy”; Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation”; Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”; Michael Shannon, “99 Homes”; Sylvester Stallone, “Creed.”

Best motion picture director:  Todd Haynes, “Carol”; Alejandro G. Inarritu, “The Revenant”; Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”; George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”; Ridley Scott, “The Martian.”

Best motion picture drama:  “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Revenant,” “Room,” and “Spotlight.”

Best motion picture musical or comedy:  “The Big Short,” “Joy,” “The Martian,” “Spy,” “Trainwreck.”

Best foreign language film:  “The Brand New Testament,” “The Club,” “The Fencer,” Mustang,” and “Son of Saul.”

Best animated feature film:  “Anomalisa,” “Inside Out,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “The Peanuts Movie” and “Shaun the Sheep Movie.”

Best motion picture screenplay:  “Room”, “Spotlight”, “The Big Short”, “Steve Jobs”, “The Hateful Eight.

Best original song:  “Love Me Like You Do”, “One Kind of Love”, “See You Again”, “Simple Sound #3”, “Writing’s On The Wall.”

Best original score in a motion picture:  Carter Burwell, “Carol”; Alexandre Desplat, “The Danish Girl”; Ennio Morricone, “The Hateful Eight”; Daniel Pemberton, “Steve Jobs”; Ryuichi Sakamoto Alva Noto, “The Revenant.”


Best actress in a TV drama series:  Catriona Balfe, “Outlander” (STARZ); Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC); Eva Green, “Penny Dreadful” (Showtime); Taraji P. Henson, “Empire” (FOX); Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix).

Best actor in a TV drama series:  Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (AMC); Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot” (USA); Wagner Moura, “Narcos” (Netflix); Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul” (AMC); Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan” (Showtime).

Best actress in a TV comedy series:  Rachel Bloom, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”; Jamie Lee Curtis, “Scream Queens”; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”; Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin”; Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie.”

Best actor in a TV comedy series:  Aziz Ansari “Master of None” (Netflix); Gael Garcia Bernal, “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon); Rob Lowe, “The Grinder” (FOX); Patrick Stewart, “Blunt Talk” (STARZ); Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent” (Amazon).

Best supporting actress in a TV series or motion:  Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix); Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey” (PBS); Regina King “American Crime” (ABC); Judith Light, “Transparent” (Amazon); Maura Tierney, “The Affair” (Showtime).

Best supporting actor in a TV series or motion picture:  Alan Cumming, “The Good Wife” (CBS); Damien Lewis, “Wolf Hall” (PBS); Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline” (Netflix); Tobias Menzies, “Outlander” (STARZ); Christian Slater, “Mr. Robot” (USA).

Best actor in a TV miniseries or movie: Idris Elba, Oscar Isaac, David Oyelowo, Mark Rylance, Patrick Wilson.

Best actress in a TV miniseries or movie: Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo” (FX); Lady Gage, “American Horror Story: Hotel” (FX); Sarah Hay, “Flesh & Bone” (STARZ); Felicity Huffman, “American Crime” (ABC); Queen Latifah, “Bessie” (HBO).

Best TV comedy series:  “Casual,” “Mozart in the Jungle,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Silicon Valley,” “Transparent,” “Veep.”

Best television drama series:  “Empire,” “Game of Thrones,” “Mr. Robot,” “Narcos” and “Outlander.”

TV movie or miniseries:  “American Crime,” “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Fargo,” “Flesh and Bone,” and “Wolf Hall.”

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