Awards season is in full swing, and I have been looking forward to the Golden Globes. It combines tv stars with movie stars, there's drinking, and anything can happen. I have been busy trying to get all the movies and tv in that I can. I have enlisted my best friend, Meg, for some healthy competition. She is the Tina Fey to my Amy Poehler (characterization based on hair color alone.) This is where I'll probably lose again because I vote emotionally. Meg is usually spot on with her choices. But alas, we have no choice but to follow the Tina and Amy drinking game while seeing how our ballots fare. Wish me luck!
BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
Life of Pi
Zero Dark Thirty-I have yet to see it, but I think it would be the "hip" choice of HFPA
BEST MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook-My choice, I saw it, I loved it. Great depiction of Philadelphia.
Ben Affleck, Argo
Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln-My choice, I saw it in the theaters. Great movie, odd lighting though.
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
BEST ACTOR, DRAMA
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln-My choice, admittedly I haven't seen the others. I want to.
Richard Gere, Arbitrage
John Hawkes, The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight
BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty-My choice, I haven't seen it.
Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone, She was great in this, but it was hard to watch at times.
Helen Mirren, Hitchcock
Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea
BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Jack Black, Bernie
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook--My choice. He was great and looked like the Phila guy he is.
Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson
BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook--My choice.
Maggie Smith, Quartet
Meryl Streep, Hope Springs
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Alan Arkin, Argo
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln-My choice, I have seen all but PSH. The performances have been great this year.
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables-My choice, she cut her hair and lost weight.
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy
Zero Dark Thirty
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo-My choice, what better than a movie where Hollywood is the hero.
BEST ANIMATED FILM
Rise of the Guardians-My choice, I've heard good things.
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Royal Affair
Rust and Bone-My choice, the only one I watched. I want to watch Amour, but it looks so depressing.
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Life of Pi-My choice, I am sure the score carried the movie. I still want to read the book.
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“For You,” Act of Valor
“Not Running Anymore,” Stand Up Guys
“Safe and Sound,” The Hunger Games
“Skyfall,” Skyfall-My choice, Adele following momentum after such a great year last year.
“Suddenly,” Les Misérables
BEST TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA
Breaking Bad-My choice, such a good series.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
The Big Bang Theory
Girls-My choice, I don't even know how Smash was included.
BEST ACTOR, TELEVISION DRAMA
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom-My choice, he carried the show.
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
BEST ACTRESS, TELEVISION DRAMA
Connie Britton, Nashville-My choice, belated FNL reward.
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
BEST ACTOR, TELEVISION COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Don Cheadle, House of Lies-My choice, I really love the show.
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Louis C.K., Louie
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
BEST ACTRESS, TELEVISION COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Lena Dunham, Girls
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation-My choice, she deserves it.
BEST MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Game Change-My choice, the only one I watched.
Hatfields & McCoys
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Woody Harrelson, Game Change-My choice
Toby Jones, The Girl
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
Sienna Miller, The Girl
Julianne Moore, Game Change-My choice, only one I've seen.
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES, OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Ed Harris, Game Change
Danny Huston, Magic City
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland-My choice Mandy all the way! Saullllll!!!
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES, OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey-My Choice, this is the only realistic one, I could choose out of this category.
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family