Thursday, December 11, 2008

Golden Globe Nominations 2008

Nominations for the year ended December 31, 2008

Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, and Ralph Fiennes score two acting noms apiece. Streep gets lead noms for Doubt and Mamma Mia!; Winslet is in the running for Revolutionary Road (lead) and The Reader (supporting); while Fiennes scores for The Duchess and the television feature Bernard and Doris. Winslet's Titanic leading man Leonardo DiCaprio gets a lead acting nom for Revolutionary Road as well.

Speaking of couples, Brangelina gets a nom each in Changeling and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Changeling director Clint Eastwood gets a nomination, too, but under original score (!) for the film Gran Torino.

Heath Ledger gets a posthumous supporting nod for The Dark Knight, and Tom Cruise is in for Tropic Thunder.

Benjamin Button, Doubt, and Frost/Nixon lead the film nominations with five each.

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures
FROST/NIXON
Imagine Entertainment, Working Title, Studio Canal; Universal Pictures
THE READER
Mirage Enterprises; The Weinstein Company
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD
An Evamere Entertainment BBC Films Neal Street Production; DreamWorks Pictures in Association with BBC Films and Paramount Vantage
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Bros.; Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Bros.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

ANNE HATHAWAY (Rachel Getting Married)
ANGELINA JOLIE (Changeling)
MERYL STREEP (Doubt)
KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS (I've Loved You For So Long)
KATE WINSLET (Revolutionary Road)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

LEONARDO DICAPRIO (Revolutionary Road)
FRANK LANGELLA (Frost/Nixon)
SEAN PENN (Milk)
BRAD PITT (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
MICKEY ROURKE (The Wrestler)

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

BURN AFTER READING
Working Title/Releasing Company; Focus Features in association with Studio Canal
HAPPY-GO-LUCKY
Summit Entertainment, Film4, Ingenious Film Partners, Miramax Films; Miramax Films
IN BRUGES
Blueprint Pictures; Focus Features
MAMMA MIA!
Relativity Media, Playtone, Littlestar; Universal Pictures
VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
Mediapro; The Weinstein Company

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

1. REBECCA HALL (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
2. SALLY HAWKINS (Happy Go Lucky)
3. FRANCES MCDORMAND (Burn After Reading)
4. MERYL STREEP (Mamma Mia!)
5. EMMA THOMPSON (Last Chance Harvey)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

JAVIER BARDEM (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
COLIN FARRELL (In Bruges)
JAMES FRANCO (Pineapple Express)
BRENDAN GLEESON (In Bruges)
DUSTIN HOFFMAN (Last Chance Harvey)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

1. AMY ADAMS (Doubt)
2. PENELOPE CRUZ (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
3. VIOLA DAVIS (Doubt)
4. MARISA TOMEI (The Wrestler)
5. KATE WINSLET (The Reader)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

TOM CRUISE (Tropic Thunder)
ROBERT DOWNEY JR. (Tropic Thunder)
RALPH FIENNES (The Duchess)
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN (Doubt)
HEATH LEDGER (The Dark Knight)

For the full list of film and television nominations, please visit the Hollywood Foreign Press Association website.

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