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Golden Globies

One of my favorite award shows of the year is coming soon. Hardly any of my picks ever win but here are my winners anyway.

The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS *my pick*
PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE *obvious winner*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

GABOUREY SIDIBE
PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE *my pick*
SANDRA BULLOCK
THE BLIND SIDE *why?*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

MORGAN FREEMAN
INVICTUS  *not that I’ve seen this, my pick*

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

NINE *I want to see this, how can anything with Daniel Day Lewis and Marion Cotillard not win*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR
MUSICAL

MARION COTILLARD
NINE *my pick*
MERYL STREEP
JULIE & JULIA *obvious win, she’s the golden girl*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS
NINE *obvious win*
ROBERT DOWNEY JR
SHERLOCK HOLMES *my pick*

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

UP *haven’t seen yet, has been on my Netflix queue forever, obvious win*
FANTASTIC MR. FOX *would be nice if it did win*
 
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
 
BROKEN EMBRACES (SPAIN) *most likely will win*
THE WHITE RIBBON (GERMANY) *my pick, I really want to see this*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A
MOTION PICTURE

PENÉLOPE CRUZ
NINE *most likely will win*
MO’NIQUE
PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE *wildcard, she may win*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A
MOTION PICTURE

STANLEY TUCCI
THE LOVELY BONES *he may win, although I don’t think he should*
CHRISTOPH WALTZ
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS *my pick, he already got best actor at Cannes*

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

JAMES CAMERON
AVATAR  * most likely to win*
QUENTIN TARANTINO
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS *my pick, fingers crossed*

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

NEILL BLOMKAMP, TERRI TATCHELL
DISTRICT 9 *I really want this to win, such a brillant film*
NANCY MEYERS
IT’S COMPLICATED *I really dislike these old people, rom-coms but for some reason she wins*

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

KAREN O, CARTER BURWELL
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE *would be super rad to win, I just downloaded it*

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

“WINTER” — BROTHERS
Music by: U2 Lyrics by: Bono *lame but u2 are shoe-ins*

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

BIG LOVE (HBO)  *I was rooting for BL but last season’s plotline began to feel too soap opera-ish*
MAD MEN (AMC) *hopefully they will take it again this year*
 
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –DRAMA

JANUARY JONES
MAD MEN *I really want her to win*
ANNA PAQUIN
TRUE BLOOD  *however, Vampires are taking over*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

JON HAMM
MAD MEN  *he was robbed last year*

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

30 ROCK (NBC)  *no brainer*
GLEE (FOX)  *could be a contender*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –COMEDY OR MUSICAL

TINA FEY
30 ROCK *no competition*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES –COMEDY OR MUSICAL

ALEC BALDWIN
30 ROCK  *my pick*
DAVID DUCHOVNY
CALIFORNICATION  *there seems to be a pattern of trading off every year*

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

GREY GARDENS (HBO) *the only mini-series I have ever watched*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION
PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

DREW BARRYMORE
GREY GARDENS  *my pick, because I love her*
JOAN ALLEN
GEORGIA O’KEEFFE  *she’s amazing*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION
PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

JEREMY IRONS
GEORGIA O’KEEFFE  *no idea but I adore Jeremy*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A
SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
 
CHLOË SEVIGNY
BIG LOVE  *highly unlikely*

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES,
MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER  *wishful thinking, I just would love to hear his fab speech*

Well, that’s my 2 cents! Thursday my Mom is coming out, we are going to the Newport Beach Holiday Boat Parade and Friday we are going to Paramount to see 2012.

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