67th Golden Globes nominations announced

December 16th, 2009 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Beverly Hills, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 67th annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

The five nominees for best TV Drama actress, announced on Tuesday morning include the following:

Glenn Close, “Damages,” FX;
January Jones, “Mad Men,” AMC;
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife,” CBS;
Anna Paquin, “True Blood,” HBO;
Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer,” TNT.

Sandra Bullock has got two nominations for “The Blind Side” and “The Proposal.”

The Golden Globes, which are second only to the top notch Oscars, will be presented on January 17th 2010, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The NBC channel will telecast them live and comic actor Ricky Gervais will host them.

The Golden Globe Awards are presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to recognize outstanding achievements in the entertainment industry, both domestic and foreign, and to focus wide public attention upon the best in motion pictures and television. The formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented is a major part of the film industry’s awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards.

The very first Golden Globe Awards were held in January 1944 at the 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles.

Here is a list of the nominations announced for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards:

Best drama
“Avatar”
“The Hurt Locker”
“Inglorious Basterds”
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
“Up in the Air”

Best musical or comedy
“(500) Days of Summer”
“The Hangover”
“It’s Complicated”
“Julie & Julia”
“Nine”

Actor in a drama
Jeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart”
George Clooney, “Up in the Air”
Colin Firth, “A Single Man”
Morgan Freeman, “Invictus”
Tobey Maguire, “Brothers”

Actress in a drama
Emily Blunt, “The Young Victoria”
Sandra Bullock, “The Blind Side”
Helen Mirren, “The Last Station”
Carey Mulligan, “An Education”
Gabourey Sidibe, “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

Director
Kathryn Bigelow, “The Hurt Locker”
James Cameron, “Avatar”
Clint Eastwood, “Invictus”
Jason Reitman, “Up in the Air”
Quentin Tarantino, “Inglorious Basterds”

Actor in a musical or comedy
Matt Damon, “The Informant!”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Nine”
Robert Downey Jr., “Sherlock Holmes”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “(500) Days of Summer”
Michael Stuhlbarg, “A Serious Man”

Actress in a musical or comedy
Sandra Bullock, “The Proposal”
Marion Cotillard, “Nine”
Julia Roberts, “Duplicity”
Meryl Streep, “It’s Complicated”
Meryl Streep, “Julie & Julia”

Supporting actor
Matt Damon, “Invictus”
Woody Harrelson, “The Messenger”
Christopher Plummer, “The Last Station”
Stanley Tucci, “The Lovely Bones”
Christoph Waltz, “Inglorious Basterds”

Supporting actress
Penelope Cruz, “Nine”
Vera Farmiga, “Up in the Air”
Anna Kendrick, “Up in the Air”
Mo’Nique, “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
Julianne Moore, “A Single Man”

Foreign language
“Baaria”
“Broken Embraces”
“The Maid (La Nana)”
“A Prophet”
“The White Ribbon”

Animated film
“Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”
“Coraline”
“Fantastic Mr. Fox”
“The Princess and the Frog”
“Up”

Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp, “District 9″
Mark Boal, “The Hurt Locker”
Nancy Meyers, “It’s Complicated”
Jason Reitman, “Up in the Air”
Quentin Tarantino, “Inglorious Basterds”

Original score
Michael Giacchino, “Up”
Marvin Hamlisch, “The Informant!”
James Horner, “Avatar”
Abel Korzeniowski, “A Single Man”
Karen O, Carter Burwell, “Where the Wild Things Are”

Original song
“Cinema Italiano” (written by Maury Yeston), “Nine”
“I Want to Come Home” (written by Paul McCartney)
“Everybody’s Fine”
“I Will See You” (written by James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell), “Avatar”
“The Weary Kind (Theme from ‘Crazy Heart’)” (written by Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett); “Crazy Heart”
“Winter” (written by U2), “Brothers”

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