Golden Globe nominations are out

By admin
13 December 2013

A film about slavery and an American crime drama lead pack with the 2014 Golden Globe nominations with seven nods each.

12 Years a Slave and American Hustle are leading the pack with the 2014 Golden Globe nominations with seven nods each.

The critically acclaimed historical drama 12 Years a Slave – which is based on the real life story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841 – is up for Best Motion Picture Drama and Best Screenplay. And the lead male star, Chiwetel Ejiofor is competing for Best Actor in a Drama. Steve McQueen is in line for Best Director in a Motion Picture among the film's other nominations.

The American crime drama American Hustle also has seven nominations: for Best Director for David O. Russell, the Best Motion Picture, the Musical or Comedy Award and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for actress Amy Adams.

Nebraska follows close behind with five nominations. The space odyssey Gravity which stars A-listers George Clooney and Sandra Bullock has earned four nominations, as did Somali pirate thriller Captain Phillips.

Nominees for the Best Actor in a Drama category include Idris Elba for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Tom Hanks for Captain Phillips, Matthew McConaughey for The Dallas Buyers Club, Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 Years a Slave and Robert Redford for All Is Lost.

On the Best Actress front in a drama category, the battles lies between Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet for Blue Jasmine, Gravity, Philomena, Saving Mr. Banks and Labor Day respectively.

The Golden Globes ceremony will take place on 12 January 2014, and will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Here is the official list of nominations for the 2014 Golden Globes

Best Motion Picture Drama

12 Years a Slave

Captain Phillips

Gravity

Philomena

Rush

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

American Hustle

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis

Nebraska

Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor,12 years a Slave

Idris Elba, Mandela

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Robert Redford, All is Lost

Best Actor in a motion picture (Musical or Comedy)

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo Dicaprio, Wolf of Wall Street

Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Kate Winslet, Labour Day

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Julie Delphy, Before Midnight

Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said

Meryl Streep, August Osage County

Best 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

June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Best Director in a Motion Picture

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture

Spike Jonze, Her

Bob Nelson, Nebraska

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, Philomena

John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

David O. Russell and Eric Singer Warren, American Hustle

Best Original Score for a Motion Picture

All Is Lost

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Gravity

The Book Thief

12 Years a Slave

Source: Bang Showbiz

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