Tuesday, December 14, 2010

And the Nominees are...Golden Globes 2010

This is the time of the year I love most. Christmas music on every radio station, lights hanging on homes and trees, and the best films of the year getting the buzz they deserve. With today's announcement of the Golden Globes I'd like to share a few thoughts and make my picks for the winners.

I honestly could care less for just about everything in this section. But I will say that besides being nominated for Best TV Series (drama) The Walking Dead didn't get as much respect as it should have.

1. Best Supporting Actress in a series, mini-series or TV movie
Hope Davis, The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch, Glee
Kelly MacDonald, Boardwalk Empire

Julia Stiles, Dexter

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

2. Best Actress in a TV series, comedy
Toni Collette, United States of Tara
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Bic C
Lea Michele, Glee

3. Best TV movie or mini-series
The Pacific
Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin
You Don't Know Jack

4. Best Actor, TV series comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
Thomas Jane, Hung

Matthew Morrison, Glee
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

5. Best Actress in a TV series, drama
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Piper Perabo, Covert Affairs
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgwick, the Closer

6. Best Supporting Actor in a series, mini-series, or TV movie
Scott Caan, Hawaii Five-0
Chris Colfer, Glee
Chris Noth, The Good Wife
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
David Strathern, Temple Grandin

7. Best TV Series, comedy
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
The Big C

Modern Family
Nurse Jackie

8. Best Actor in a mini-series or TV movie
Idris Elba, Luther
Ian McShane, Pillars of the Earth

Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack
Dennis Quaid, The Speicla Relationship
Edgar Ramirez, Carlos

9. Best Actress in a mini-series or TV movie
Hayley Atwell, Pillars of the Earth
Claire Danes, Temple Grandin
Judi Dench, Return to Cranford
Romola Garai, Emma
Jennifer Love Hewitt, The Client List

10. Best Actor in a TV series, drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie - House

11. Best TV series, drama
Broadwalk Empire
The Good Wife
Mad Men
The Walking Dead

This is the section that matters in my book. Although a few of the categories are a complete joke (Best motion picture, musical or comedy) You can see who I think will come out on top.

1. Best original song – motion picture
Bound to You - Burlesque
Coming Home - Country Strong
I See the Light - Tangled
There's a Place for Us - Chronicles of
Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
You Haven't Seen the Last of Me - Burlesque

2. Best original score – motion picture
Alexandre Desplot, The King's Speech
Danny Elfman, Alice in Wonderland
A.R. Rahmin, 127 Hours

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, The Social Network
Hans Zimmer, Inception

3. Best screenplay – motion picture
Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, Kids are All Right
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David Seidler, The Kings Speech
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

4. Best foreign language film
Biutiful, Mexico, Spain
The Concert, France
The Edge, Russia

I Am Love, Italy
In a Better World, Denmark

5. Best animated feature film
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon

The Illusionist

Toy Story 3

6. Best Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway, Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist

Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone, Easy A

7. Best Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Johnny Depp - Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp - The Tourist
Paul Giamatti - Barney's Version
Jake Gyllenhaal - Love and Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey - Casino Jack

8. Best supporting Actor in a motion picture
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

9. Best supporting Actress in a motion picture
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

10. Best Director – motion picture
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
David Fincher, Social Network
Tom Hooper - King's Speech
Christopher Nolan - Inception
David O. Russell - The Fighter

11. Best motion picture, musical or comedy
Alice in Wonderland
The Kids Are All Right
The Tourist

12. Best Actress in a motion picture, drama
Halle Berry, Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

13. Best Actor in a motion picture, drama
Jesse Eisenberg - Social Network
Colin Firth - The King's Speech
James Franco - 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling - Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg - The Fighter

14. Best motion picture, drama
Black Swan
The Fighter
The King's Speech
The Social Network

There you have it. It's not a perfect analysis because I have not seen everything nominated, but after few educated guesses and personal opinion that's the way I see it.