Birdman, Boyhood & HBO Lead 2015 Golden Globe Nominations


The Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning with indie movies fairing particularly well.  Birdman, The Imitation Game and Boyhood led film nominees with all three films vying for a best picture Globe in their respective category.

Best Motion Picture – Drama:



The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything


Best Actress – Drama:

Jennifer Aniston, Cake

Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon, Wild


Best Actor – Drama:

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher

Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game

Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler

David Oyelowo, Selma

Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything


Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical:


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Into the Woods


St. Vincent


Best Actress – Comedy/Musical:

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 Actor – Comedy/Musical:

Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Michael Keaton, Birdman

Bill Murray, St. Vincent

Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice

Christoph Waltz, Big Eyes


Best Animated Feature Film

Big Hero 6

The Book of Life

The Boxtrolls

How To Train Your Dragon 2

The LEGO Movie


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 Supporting Actor:

Robert Duvall, The Judge

Ethan Hawke, Boyhood

Edward Norton, Birdman

Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

J.K. Simmons, Whiplash


Best Director:

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Ava Duvernay, Selma

David Fincher, Gone Girl

Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu, Birdman

Richard Linklater, Boyhood


Best Screenplay:

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nocolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Birdman

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Graham Moore, The Imitation Game


Touching on the TV side of the Globes, here are the nominees for the marquee categories.

Best Television Series – Drama:

The Affair, Showtime

Downtown Abbey, PBS

Game of Thrones, HBO

The Good Wife, CBS

House of Cards, Netflix


Best Actress, TV Series – 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, TV Series – Drama:

Clive Owen, The Knick

Live Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

James Spader, The Blacklist

Dominic West, The Affair


Best TV Series, Comedy/Musical:

Girls, HBO

Jane the Virgin, CW

Orange Is The New Black, Netflix

Silicon Valley, HBO

Transparent, Amazon


Best Actress, TV Series – Comedy/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, TV Series – Comedy/Musical:

Louis C.K., Louie

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Ricky Gervais, Derek

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent


Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV:

Fargo, FX

The Missing, Starz

The Normal Heart, HBO

Olive Kitteridge, HBO

True Detective, HBO

The full list of nominees can be found here. The Golden Globes will air January 11 with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returning for their third and final year as hosts.


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