Golden Globe Awards 2012 – Nominations

The road to the Oscars is very much starting with the nominations coming out thick and fast for all of the other awards shows. The Golden Globes is always a popular show and the nominations for the 2012 Golden Globes are as follows. The Golden Globes combine the best of film and television into the one awards show.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

The Descendants

The Help


The Ides of March


War Horse

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical


The Artist


Midnight in Paris

My Week with Marilyn

Best Actor – Drama

George Clooney, The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar

Michael Fassbender, Shame

Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actress – Drama

Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis, The Help

Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Actor – Comedy or Musical

Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Brendan Gleeson, The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50

Ryan Gosling, Crazy Stupid Love

Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical

Jodie Foster, Carnage

Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids

Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Kate Winslet, Carnage

Best Supporting Actor

Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn

Albert Brooks, Drive

Jonah Hill, Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method

Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress

Berenice Bejo, The Artist

Jessica Chastain, The Help

Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer, The Help

Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Director

Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

George Clooney, The Ides of March

Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Alexander Payne, The Descendants

Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Screenplay

The Artist

The Descendants

The Ides of March


Midnight in Paris

Best Score

The Artist

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


War Horse


Best Song

Albert Nobbs, ‘Lay Your Head Down’

Gnomeo and Juliet, ‘Hello Hello’

The Help, ‘The Living Proof’

Machine Gun Preacher, ‘The Keeper’

W.E., ‘Masterpiece’

Best Animated Feature

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Arthur Christmas

Cars 2

Puss in Boots


Best Foreign Language Film

The Flowers of War (China)

In the Land of Blood and Honey (USA)

The Kid with a Bike (Belgium)

A Separation (Iran)

The Skin I Live in (Spain)

Television awards

Best TV Series – Drama

American Horror Story

Boardwalk Empire


Games of Thrones


Best TV Series – Comedy or Musical




Modern Family

New Girl

Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV

Cinema Verite

Downton Abbey

The Hour

Mildred Pierce

Too Big to Fail

Best Actor – Drama

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Jeremy Irons, The Borgias

Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Actress – Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Mireille Enos, The Killing

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Madeleine Stowe, Revenge

Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Actor – Comedy or Musical

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

David Duchovny, Californication

Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory

Thomas Jane, Hung

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Actress – Comedy or Musical

Laura Dern, Enlightened

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Laua Linney, The Big C

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actor – Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey

Idris Elba, Luther

William Hurt, Too Big to Fail

Bill Nighy, Page Eight

Dominic West, The Hour

Best Actress – Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV

Romola Garai, The Hour

Diane Lane, Cinema Verite

Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey

Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Supporting Actor

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail

Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce

Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

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