Saturday, January 11, 2014

Meg's Golden Globes picks, aka total toss-up 2K14

Well, this year's Globes are full of categories with tough competition.  If anything, it has shown that I have a lot of movies to watch!  I think that a lot of my picks are guesses, because there are a few people who could win these categories.  And come on, the HFPA loves to pick some weird winners.  But please... No Downton Abbey.  

Now, on to my picks:

Motion picture, drama
"12 Years a Slave" - My choice
"Captain Phillips"

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

Actress in a motion picture, drama
Cate Blanchett - "Blue Jasmine" - My choice, but I'd like Sandra to win
Sandra Bullock - "Gravity"
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" - My pick, but wouldn't be surprised if Hanks got it.
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" - She was fantastic in this movie, and come on, she's Meryl.

Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Christian Bale - "American Hustle"
Bruce Dern - "Nebraska" - My pick, as a sentimental vote.  Great category, anyone could/should win.
Leonardo DiCaprio - "The Wolf Of Wall Street"
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.  She had a much bigger presence in this film compared to Jennifer Lawrence.
June Squibb -"Nebraska"

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

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.  Really original, interesting idea.  
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.
"The Great Beauty"
"The Hunt"
"The Past"
"The Wind Rises"

Animated Feature film
"The Croods"
"Despicable Me 2"
"Frozen" - My pick.  Such a good movie!

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
"Sweeter Than Fiction" - "One Chance"

Original Score
Alex Ebert - "All is Lost"
Alex Heffes - "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
Steven Price - "Gravity"
John Williams - "The Book Thief" - My pick, come on he's John Williams.
Hans Zimmer - "12 Years a Slave"

TV series, drama
"Breaking Bad" - My pick (please no Downton Abbey)
"Downton Abbey"
"The Goodwife"
"House of Cards"
"Masters of Sex"

TV Series, Comedy
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" - My pick.  They like the new shows, so why not?
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"

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"
Robin Wright - "House of Cards" - My pick

Actor in a TV series, drama
Bryan Cranston - "Breaking Bad" - My pick
Liev Schreiber - "Ray Donovan"
Michael Sheen - "Masters of Sex"
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" - My pick, although I would love for Poehler to get it!
Amy Poehler - "Parks and Recreation"

Actor, TV Series Comedy
Jason Bateman - "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" - My pick

Actress in a mini-series or TV movie
Helena Bonham Carter - "Burton and Taylor" - My pick
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 - so glad that Parenthood got at least a little recognition!
Sofia Vergara - "Modern family"

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

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