Thursday, December 13, 2012

Golden Globe Noms and Vegas Crix

The last BIG pre-Oscar awards announcement came this morning from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Awards. Lincoln got the most nominations with seven. Daniel Day-Lewis is now the most popular candidate with five wins from critics' groups and three nominations. Django Unchained and Argo received five GG noms each. I discovered on FB that Django did not send out its screeners until the first week of December which may explain why it didn't do so well with the SAG noms yesterday. 

Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith continue to rake in the noms with Dame Judi garnering a Best Actress in a Comedy nom for Marigold Hotel and her co-star Dame Maggie gaining recognition for both Downton Abbey and Quartet.

I also added the Las Vegas Film Critics Society which bucked the trend of its fellow critics' group and award Best Picture to Life of Pi rather than Zero Dark Thirty. How many film critics are there in Las Vegas anyway? I also just realized that I completely missed the Independent Spirit Awards noms. I went looking for them on line and saw they were announced back on Nov. 28. They didn't get much press. I will add those later, right now I have two articles due today. 

PictureArgo (AFI, cc, gg)
Amour (LAFCA)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (AFI, cc)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (gg)
The Dark Knight Rises (AFI)
Django Unchained (AFI, cc, gg)
Les Miserables (AFI, cc, gg)
Life of Pi (AFI, cc, gg, LV)
Lincoln (AFI, cc, gg)
The Master (cc)
Moonrise Kingdom (AFI, cc, gg)
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (gg)
Silver Linings Playbook (AFI, cc, gg)
Zero Dark Thirty (AFI, Bos, cc, DC, gg, NBR, NYFCC, NYO) 

Actor: Jack Black, Bernie (gg)
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook (cc, gg, NBR, sag)
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (Bos, cc, DC, gg, LV, NYFCC, NYO, sag)
Richard Gere, Arbitrage (gg)
John Hawkes, The Sessions (cc, gg, sag)
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables (cc, gg, sag)
Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (gg)
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson (gg)
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master (cc, gg, LAFCA)
Denzel Washington, Flight (cc, gg, sag)

Actress: Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (gg) 
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty (cc, DC, gg, NBR, sag)
Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone (cc, gg, sag)
Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (gg)
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook (cc, gg, LAFCA-tie, LV, sag)
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour (Bos, cc, LAFCA-tie, NYO)
Helen Mirren, Hitchcock (gg, sag)
Maggie Smith, Quartet (gg)
Meryl Streep, Hope Springs (gg)
Quvenzhan√© Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild (cc)
Naomi Watts, The Impossible (cc, gg, sag)
Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea (gg, NYFCC)

Supp. Actor: Alan Arkin, Argo (cc, gg, sag)
Javier Bardem, Skyfall (cc, sag)
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook (cc, sag)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained (gg, NBR)
Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild (LAFCA)
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master (cc, DC, gg, sag)
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln (cc, gg, LV, NYO, sag)
Matthew MaconaugheyBernie and Magic Mike (cc, NYFCC)
Ezra Miller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Bos)
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained (gg)

Supp. Actress: Amy Adams, The Master (cc, gg, LAFCA)
Judi Dench, Skyfall (cc)
Ann Dowd, Compliance (cc, NBR)
Sally Field, Lincoln (Bos, cc, gg, NYFCC, sag)
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables (cc, DC, gg, LV, NY, sag)
Helen Hunt, The Sessions (cc, gg, sag)
Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy (gg, sag)
Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (sag)

Director: Ben Affleck, Argo (cc, gg)
Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master (LAFCA)
Katheryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty (Bos, cc, DC, gg, NBR, NYFCC)
Tom Hooper, Les Miserables (cc)
Ang Lee, Life of Pi (cc, gg)
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook (cc)
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln (cc, gg)
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained (gg)

AFI=American Film Institute Bos=Boston Society of Film Critics; cc=Critics Choice Award nomination; DC=Washington DC Film Critics Association; gg=Golden Globe nomination; LAFCA=Los Angeles Film Critics Assoc.; LV=Las Vegas Film Critics Society; NBR=National Board of Review; NYFCC=New York Film Critics Circle; NYO=New York Film Critics Online; sag=SAG Award nomination

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