Sci-Fi Gets Some Golden Globes Love


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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced its nominations for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. The important ones, meaning sci-fi including horror and comics-based, are listed below, along with their competition. If there are no sci-fi nominations, clearly the category is unimportant. If you are a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, we have made it easier for you to know how to vote. You’re welcome.

HOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION

2012 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2011

NOMINATIONS PRESS RELEASE

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

  1. THE DESCENDANTS
    Sofia Vergara Ad Hominem Enterprises; Fox Searchlight Pictures
  2. THE HELP
    DreamWorks Pictures, Participant Media; Touchstone Pictures
  3. HUGO
    Paramount Pictures presents a GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures
  4. THE IDES OF MARCH
    Columbia Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media Group, Crystal City Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing
  5. MONEYBALL
    Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing International
  6. WAR HORSE
    DreamWorks Pictures; Touchstone Pictures

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

  1. THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN
    Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures/ Hemisphere Capital/Amblin Entertainment/Wingnut Films Production/ Kennedy/Marshall Production A Steven Spielberg Film; Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures
  2. ARTHUR CHRISTMAS
    Columbia Pictures & Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing International
  3. CARS 2
    Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures
  4. PUSS IN BOOTS
    DreamWorks Animation; Paramount Pictures
  5. RANGO
    Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink / GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

  1. WOODY ALLEN
    MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
  2. GEORGE CLOONEY
    THE IDES OF MARCH
  3. MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS
    THE ARTIST
  4. ALEXANDER PAYNE
    THE DESCENDANTS
  5. MARTIN SCORSESE
    HUGO

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

  1. LUDOVIC BOURCE
    THE ARTIST
  2. ABEL KORZENIOWSKI
    W.E.
  3. TRENT REZNOR, ATTICUS ROSS
    THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
  4. HOWARD SHORE
    HUGO
  5. JOHN WILLIAMS
    WAR HORSE

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

  1. AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
    Twentieth Century Fox Television
  2. BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO)
    Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
  3. BOSS (STARZ)
    Lionsgate Television in association with Grammnet NH Productions, Roya Productions and Old Friends Productions
  4. GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
    Bighead, Littlehead, 360 Television, Grok and Generator Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
  5. HOMELAND (SHOWTIME)
    SHOWTIME Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

  1. ALEC BALDWIN
    30 ROCK
  2. DAVID DUCHOVNY
    CALIFORNICATION
  3. JOHNNY GALECKI
    THE BIG BANG THEORY
  4. THOMAS JANE
    HUNG
  5. MATT LEBLANC
    EPISODES

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  1. JESSICA LANGE
    AMERICAN HORROR STORY
  2. KELLY MACDONALD
    BOARDWALK EMPIRE
  3. MAGGIE SMITH
    DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)
  4. SOFIA VERGARA
    MODERN FAMILY
  5. EVAN RACHEL WOOD
    MILDRED PIERCE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  1. PETER DINKLAGE
    GAME OF THRONES
  2. PAUL GIAMATTI
    TOO BIG TO FAIL
  3. GUY PEARCE
    MILDRED PIERCE
  4. TIM ROBBINS
    CINEMA VERITE
  5. ERIC STONESTREET
    MODERN FAMILY

Congratulations to all the nominees!

The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live – even in the Pacific Time Zone! – on Sunday, January 15 at 8pm EDT/5pm PDT on NBC.


Erin Willard
Written by Erin Willard

Erin is the Editor In Chief and West Coast Correspondent for SciFiMafia.com

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