George Clooney Leads The 2012 Golden Globes Nominations

December 15th, 2011 // Leave a Comment
George Clooney and Ryan Gosling Ides of March Premeire

Gerard Butler, Woody Harrelson, Rashida Jones and Sofia Vergara were on hand to announce the nominations for The 69th Golden Globe Nominations.

In regards to the movie nominations, George Clooney is up for four awards, for directing, writing and Best Picture for Ides of March, and acting for The Descendants.

Ryan Gosling scored two nominations, for Best Actor in both comedy and drama (Crazy, Stupid, Love and The Ides of March).

Downton Abbey and Mildred Pierce led the television side in nominations with four apiece, with Boardwalk Empire, Modern Family and Homeland following close behind.

The Golden Globe awards will be handed out Jan. 15 at the Beverly Hilton and the gala will be broadcast on NBC. Ricky Gervais, who as host last January shook up Hollywood with some scorching insults, will again emcee the broadcast.

Check out the full list of nominations…

BEST PICTURE, DRAMA
‘War Horse’
‘The Ides of March’
‘The Help’
‘Moneyball’
‘Hugo’

BEST PICTURE, COMEDY
‘The Artist’
’50/50′
‘Bridesmaids’
‘My Week With Marilyn’
‘Midnight in Paris’

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA
George Clooney in ‘The Descendants’
Brad Pitt in ‘Moneyball’
Leonardo DiCaprio in ‘J.Edgar’
Ryan Gosling in ‘The Ides of March’
Michael Fassbender in ‘Shame’

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA
Viola Davis in ‘The Help’
Meryl Streep in ‘The Iron Lady’
Tilda Swinton in ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’
Rooney Mara in ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’
Glenn Close in ‘Albert Nobbs’

BEST ACTOR, COMEDY
Jean Dujardin in ‘The Artist’
Brendan Gleeson in ‘The Guard’
Owen Wilson in ‘Midnight in Paris’
Joseph Gorden-Levitt in ’50/50′
Ryan Gosling in ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY
Michelle Williams, ‘My Week With Marilyn’
Jodie Foster, ‘Carnage’
Kristen Wiig, ‘Bridesmaids’
Charlize Theron, ‘Young Adult’
Kate Winslet, ‘Carnage’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Albert Brooks, ‘Drive’
Christopher Plummer, ‘Beginners’
Kenneth Branagh, ‘My Week With Marilyn’
Jonah Hill, ‘Moneyball’
Viggo Mortensen, ‘A Dangerous Method’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Berenice Bejo, ‘The Artist’
Octavia Spencer, ‘The Help’
Jessica Chastain, ‘The Help’
Janet McTeer, ‘Albert Nobbs’
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants’

BEST DIRECTOR
Martin Scorsese, ‘Hugo’
George Clooney, ‘The Ides of March’
Michel Hazanavicius, ‘The Artist’
Alexander Payne, ‘The Descendants’
Woody Allen, ‘Midnight in Paris’

BEST TV SERIES, DRAMA
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Boss
Game of Thrones
Homeland

BEST COMEDY SERIES
New Girl
Enlightened
Episodes
Glee
Modern Family

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
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Laura Linney, The Big C

BEST TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Mildred Pierce
Too Big Too Fail
Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour

BEST ACTOR, TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES
William Hurt, Too Big Too Fail
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Idris Elba, Luther
Bill Nighy, Page Eight
Dominic West, Appropriate Adult

SUPPORTING ACTOR, TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti, To Big To Fail
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

BEST SCREENPLAY
‘Midnight in Paris’
‘The Ides of March’
‘The Artist’
‘The Descendants’
‘Moneyball’

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
‘Rango’
‘The Adventures of Tintin’
‘Puss in Boots’
‘Arthur Christmas’
‘Cars 2′

BEST FOREIGN FILM
‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’
‘Flowers of War’
‘The Skin I Live In’
‘The Kid With a Bike’
‘A Separation’

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
‘W.E.’
‘The Help’
‘Albert Nobbs’
‘Machine Gun Preacher’
‘Gnomeo and Juliet’

BEST SCORE
‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’
‘War Horse’
‘The Artist’
‘W.E.’

By Miu von Furstenberg
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