Golden Globe nominations include over 60s and our favourite TV shows! 2



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The Golden Globe nominations as chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press, were announced today and it looks like it will be a competitive year. The over 60s are doing well with nominations for Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren and our favourite, Downtown Abbey is up for a nomination as well. While the list itself isn’t too exciting, it is great because it gives you a list of the movies and TV series that should be on your “must watch” list.

So take a look and tell us, what movies have you seen or are you seeing? Share your thoughts in the comments below…


Film Awards

Best motion picture – drama



The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything


Best motion picture – musical or comedy


Into the Woods

The Grand Budapest Hotel


St Vincent


Best director

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Ava DuVernay, Selma

David Fincher, Gone Girl

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman

Richard Linklater, Boyhood


Best actor – drama

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher

Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game

Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler

David Oyelowo, Selma

Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything


Best actor – musical or comedy

Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Michael Keaton, Birdman

Bill Murray, St. Vincent

Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice

Christoph Waltz, Big Eyes


Best actress – drama

Jennifer Aniston, Cake

Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon, Wild


Best actress – musical or comedy

Amy Adams, Big Eyes

Emily Blunt, Into the Woods

Helen Mirren, The Hundred-Foot Journey

Julianne Moore, Maps to the Stars

Quvenzhane Wallis, Annie


Best supporting actor

Robert Duvall, The Judge

Ethan Hawke, Boyhood

Edward Norton, Birdman

Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

JK Simmons, Whiplash


Best supporting actress

Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year

Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game

Emma Stone, Birdman

Meryl Streep, Into the Woods


Best screenplay

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo, Birdman

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Graham Moore, The Imitation Game


Best original score

Alexandre Desplat, The Imitation Game

Johann Johannsson, The Theory of Everything

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Gone Girl

Antonio Sanchez, Birdman

Hans Zimmer, Interstellar


Best original song

‘Big Eyes’, Big Eyes – Lana Del Rey

‘Glory’, Selma – John Legend, Common

Mercy Is, Noah – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye

‘Opportunity’, Annie – Greg Kurstin, Sia Furler, Will Gluck

‘Yellow Flicker Beat’, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – Lorde


Best foreign language film

Force Majeure (Sweden)

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (Israel)

Ida (Poland)

Leviathan (Russia)

Tangerines (Estonia)


Best animated feature

Big Hero 6

The Book of Life

The Boxtrolls

How to Train Your Dragon 2

The Lego Movie


Television awards

Best TV series – drama

The Affair

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

The Good Wife

House of Cards


Best TV series – comedy or musical


Jane the Virgin

Orange is the New Black

Silicon Valley



Best mini-series or motion picture made for TV


The Missing

The Normal Heart

Olive Kitteridge

True Detective


Best actor – drama

Clive Owen, The Knick

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

James Spader, The Blacklist

Dominic West, The Affair


Best actress – drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Ruth Wilson, The Affair

Robin Wright, House of Cards


Best actor – comedy or musical

Louis CK, Louie

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Ricky Gervais, Derek

William H Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent


Best actress – comedy or musical

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black


Best actor – mini-series or motion picture made for TV

Martin Freeman, Fargo

Woody Harrelson, True Detective

Matthew McConaughey, True Detective

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo


Best actress – mini-series or motion picture made for TV

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge

Frances O’Connor, The Missing

Allison Tolman, Fargo


Best supporting actor – series, mini-series or motion picture made for TV

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife

Colin Hanks, Fargo

Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


Best supporting actress – series, mini-series or motion picture made for TV

Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Allison Janney, Mom

Michelle Monaghan, True Detective

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