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2014 Golden Globes Nominees - '12 Years a Slave', 'Gravity' & More

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December 12, 2013

Golden Globes

The list of nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards (of 2014), the yearly precursor to the Academy Awards, have just been announced today - you can find all the film nominees below. The infamous Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees this morning from The Beverly Hilton. Their selections this year are quite something, to say the least, so take a closer look below. The top nominees are Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave along with Her, Captain Phillips and Gravity, with some odd ones thrown in there like Rush and Mandela. Not a bad set of noms, but not exceptional either. Full list below!

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place on Sunday, January 12th, 2014 at The Beverly Hilton hosted by Tina Fey & Amy Poehler with a live telecast on NBC. Here's the full list of 2014's nominees.

BEST DRAMA
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

ACTOR (DRAMA)
Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba - Mandela
Tom Hanks - Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaghey - Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford - All Is Lost

ACTRESS (DRAMA)
Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena
Emma Thompson - Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet - Labor Day

BEST MUSICAL OR COMEDY
American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf of Wall Street

ACTOR (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Christian Bale - American Hustle
Bruce Dern - Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street
Oscar Isaac - Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix - Her

ACTRESS (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)
Amy Adams - Her
Julie Delpy - Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig - Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Enough Said
Meryl Streep - August: Osage County

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Blue is the Warmest Color (France)
The Great Beauty (Italy)
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Past (France)
The Wind Rises (Japan)

ANIMATED FILM
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Frozen

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl - Rush
Bradley Cooper - American Hustle
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts - August: Osage County
June Squibb - Nebraska

DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity
Paul Greengrass - Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne - Nebraska
David O. Russell - American Hustle

SCREENPLAY
Spike Jonze - Her
Bob Nelson - Nebraska
Steve Coogan & Jeff Pope - Philomena
John Ridley - 12 Years a Slave
Eric Singer & David O. Russell - American Hustle

ORIGINAL SCORE
All is Lost - Alex Ebert
Mandela - Alex Heffes
Gravity - Steven Price
The Book Thief - John Williams
12 Years a Slave - Hans Zimmer

ORIGINAL SONG
"Atlas" from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
"Let it Go" from Frozen
"Ordinary Love" from Mandela
"Please Mr. Kennedy" from Inside Llewyn Davis
"Sweeter Fiction" from One Chance

There are some interesting picks for nominees this year, which isn't unexpected for the HFPA, but I'm still surprised to see films like Rush nabbing so many nomination spots. Then again, this is just the norm for the Globes every year. A taste of things to come with the Oscars? Or just another wacky set of highly selective Globes films this year? What do you make of the 2014 Golden Globes nominations?

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  • dawko
    Are Wolf, American Hustle, Nebraska and Her comedies?
    • Wafffles
      Wolf and Hustle most definitely are; the others are debatable. I've been thinking lately that film and TV are in something of a "substantive comedy" phase. For example, much-lauded Breaking Bad was originally a comedy, albeit a very dark comedy that managed to have meaningful characters and an intelligent plot rather than the one trick pony joke-a-minute sitcoms that litter evening TV. I mean, I like How I Met Your Mother as much as the next guy, but it's nice to see comedies with a little, well, substance. Similarly, I loved This Is The End but it's refreshing and fulfilling on a different level to see a 'comedy' like American Hustle deliver laughs while also legitimately contending for Best Picture at various awards shows.
      • Christopher Roberts
        I think it insane that they seem to think Before Midnight is a comedy but Blue Jasmine is a drama. At the very least they are both comedies or both dramas but if I had to say one was MORE of a comedy I would say Blue Jasmine.
        • DavideCoppola
          Interesting. To me Blue Jasmine is more of a drama (especially considering Woody Allen's filmography) and Before Midnight is more of a comedy. I guess it's very subjective.
      • dawko
        Breaking Bad has nothing, absolutely nothing in common with comedy...but then I see that you liked This is the end...I don't care anymore
        • Wafffles
          Vince Gilligan proudly proclaimed season 1 of BB to be a dark comedy in numerous interviews...so yeah, if the producer and creator of a show thinks it's a comedy, it probably has at least a little in common with a comedy. Unless, of course, you don't care about his opinions either
  • Miguel Garay Boszeta
    FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM The Wind Rises I didn't see that one coming...
  • Ryan
    Amy Adams is nominated for her work in American Hustle, not in Her.
  • DavideCoppola
    Very happy for The Great Beauty, Her, Blue Jasmine and Before Midnight.
  • lattimore
    No love for Ed Sheeran's song 'I See Fire' from 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' - The song should of been a shoe-in for a nomination at least :(

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