Clooney’s Up in the Air with Golden Globes nominations

December 16th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI  

Sandra Bullock London, Dec 16 (ANI): Hollywood hunk George Clooney’s new film ‘Up in the Air’ is leading the Golden Globes nominations list with six nods.

The film, about a lonely travelling businessman, has won nominations in top categories like Best Motion Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) for Clooney, and Best Director for Jason Reitman.

Other big challengers include movie musical Nine, with five nominations, while Avatar and Inglourious Basterds both have got four.

Up in The Air will compete in the Best Picture category with Avatar and Inglourious Basterds, The Hurt Locker and Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire.

Clooney will fight it out with actors Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), Colin Firth (A Single Man), Morgan Freeman (Invictus) and Tobey Maguire (Brothers) for Best Actor (Drama).

Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick have both been nominated in the Best Supporting actress category, reports the Daily Star.

The Best Actress (Drama) category includes Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria), Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side), Helen Mirren (The Last Station), Carey Mulligan (An Education) and Gabourey Sidibe (Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire).

Meryl Streep has won two nominations in the Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical for ‘It’s Complicated’ and ‘Julie & Julia’

The Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will take place on 17 January (09) in Los Angeles.

The main movie awards categories are:

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Avatar The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious: Based On The Novel Push By Sapphire Up In The Air

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture-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

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama

Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart George Clooney - Up In The Air Colin Firth - A Single Man Morgan Freeman - Invictus Tobey Maguire - Brothers

Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

(500) Days Of Summer The Hangover It’s Complicated Julie & Julia Nine

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

Sandra Bullock - The Proposal Marion Cotillard - Nine Julia Roberts - Duplicity Meryl Streep - It’s Complicated Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical

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

Best Animated Feature Film

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Coraline Fantastic Mr. Fox The Princess And The Frog Up

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture

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

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture

Matt Damon - Invictus Woody Harrelson - The Messenger Christopher Plummer - The Last Station Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds

Best Director - Motion Picture

Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker James Cameron - Avatar Clint Eastwood - Invictus Jason Reitman - Up In The Air Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds. (ANI)

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