Saturday, January 11, 2014

Golden Globes 2014: TV Lass's Ballot

I am back in action watching more tv and movies than I anticipated for January.  I am also upgrading my tv, so I see many marathons in my future (e.g. Buffy, Felicity, Lost, GOT, etc).  I will be resuming my social life in March.

I am thoroughly excited about the Golden Globes. With Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting and no clear front runner for best movie; it will make for an entertaining show and reward season.

Alright, let's get to this!

My picks for Sunday are below:

Motion picture, drama
"12 Years a Slave"
"Captain Phillips"
"Gravity"-It's the only one I've seen, my pick. 

Motion picture, musical or comedy
"American Hustle"-My pick
"Inside Llewyn Davis"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Actress in a motion picture, drama
Cate Blanchett - "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock - "Gravity"-My pick
Judi Dench - "Philomena
Emma Thompson - "Saving Mr. Banks"
Kate Winslet - "Labor Day"

Actor in a motion picture, drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor - "12 Years a Slave"
Idris Elba - "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom"
Tom Hanks - "Captain Phillips"
Matthew McConaughey - "Dallas Buyers Club"-So much buzz, my pick.
Robert Redford - "All Is Lost"

Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Amy Adams - "American Hustle"
Julie Delpy - "Before Midnight"
Greta Gerwig - "Frances Ha"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Enough Said"
Meryl Streep - "August: Osage County"-My pick, her performance was insane.

Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Christian Bale - "American Hustle"
Bruce Dern - "Nebraska"
Leonardo DiCaprio - "The Wolf Of Wall Street"-My pick, the HFPA will go for a pretty face.
Oscar Isaac - "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Joaquin Phoenix - "Her"

Supporting actress in a motion picture
Sally Hawkins - "Blue Jasmine"
Jennifer Lawrence - "American Hustle"
Lupita Nyong'o - "12 Years a Slave"
Julia Roberts - "August: Osage County"-My pick, her performance carried the movie.
June Squibb - "Nebraska"

Supporting actor in a motion picture
Barkhad Abdi - "Captain Phillips"
Daniel Brühl - "Rush"
Bradley Cooper - "American Hustle"-My pick, I think it's his year.
Michael Fassbender - "12 Years a Slave"
Jared Leto - "Dallas Buyers Club"

Alfonso Cuarón - "Gravity"-My pick
Paul Greengrass - "Captain Phillips"
Steve McQueen - "12 Years a Slave"
Alexander Payne - "Nebraska"
David O. Russell - "American Hustle"

Spike Jonze - "Her"-My pick for his originality. Even though it was reminiscent of Black Mirror.
Bob Nelson - "Nebraska"
Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan - "Philomena"
John Ridley - "12 Years a Slave"
Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell - "American Hustle"

Foreign Language Film
"Blue is the Warmest Color"-My pick, it won the Palme D'Or.
"The Great Beauty"
"The Hunt"
"The Past"
"The Wind Rises"

Animated Feature film
"The Croods"
"Despicable Me 2"
"Frozen"-My pick, I heard it was good.

Original Song 
"Atlas" - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
"Let It Go" - "Frozen"
"Ordinary Love" - "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
"Please Mr. Kennedy" - "Inside Llewyn Davis"-My pick, because the movie is music based.
"Sweeter Than Fiction" - "One Chance"

Original Score
Alex Ebert - "All is Lost"
Alex Heffes - "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
Steven Price - "Gravity"-My pick the score carrie the movie.
John Williams - "The Book Thief"
Hans Zimmer - "12 Years a Slave"

TV series, drama
"Breaking Bad"-My pick, enough said.
"Downton Abbey"
"The Goodwife"
"House of Cards"
"Masters of Sex"

TV Series, Comedy
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"-My pick, it really needs to be recognized.

TV movie or mini-series
"American Horror Story: Coven"
"Behind the Candelabra"-My pick.
"Dancing on the Edge"
"Top of the Lake"
"The White Queen"

Actress in a TV series, drama
Julianna Margulies - "The Good Wife"
Tatiana Maslany - "Orphan Black"
Taylor Schilling - "Orange is the New Black"
Kerry Washington - "Scandal"-My pick, she is riding high this year.
Robin Wright - "House of Cards"-She is so beautiful in this series.

Actor in a TV series, drama
Bryan Cranston - "Breaking Bad"
Liev Schreiber - "Ray Donovan"
Michael Sheen - "Masters of Sex"-My pick, because HFPA will want to pick a movie star.
Kevin Spacey - "House of Cards"
James Spader - "The Blacklist"

Actress in a TV Series, Comedy
Zooey Deschanel - "New Girl"
Lena Dunham - "Girls"
Edie Falco - "Nurse Jackie"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Veep"
Amy Poehler - "Parks and Recreation"-My pick, no comment needed.

Actor, TV Series Comedy
Jason Bateman - "Arrested Development"-My pick, who doesn't love Arrested Development.
Don Cheadle - "House of Lies"
Michael J. Fox - "The Michael J. Fox Show"
Jim Parsons - "The Big Bang Theory"
Andy Samberg - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"

Actress in a mini-series or TV movie
Helena Bonham Carter - "Burton and Taylor"-My pick, because she's HBC.
Rebecca Ferguson - "White Queen"
Jessica Lange - "American Horror Story: Coven"
Helen Mirren - "Phil Spector"
Elisabeth Moss - "Top of the Lake"

Actor in a mini-series or TV movie
Matt Damon - "Behind the Candelabra"
Michael Douglas - "Behind the Candelabra"-My pick.
Chiwetel Ejiofor - "Dancing on the Edge"
Idris Elba - "Luther"
Al Pacino - "Phil Spector"

Supporting actress in a series, mini-series, or TV movie
Jacqueline Bisset - "Dancing on the Edge"
Janet McTeer - "White Queen"
Hayden Panettiere - "Nashville"
Monica potter - "Parenthood"-My pick, she needs to be recognized.
Sofia Vergara - "Modern family"

Supporting actor in a series, mini-series or TV movie
Josh Charles - "The Good Wife"
Rob Lowe - "Behind the Candelabra"-My pick. 
Aaron Paul - "Breaking Bad"
Corey Stoll - "House of Cards"

Jon Voight - "Ray Donovan"

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