BIG DATE: Golden Globes! 2010! Trophies!!

Francouis Duhamel/ The Weinstein Co., David James/ The Weinstein Co., Dale Robinette/Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, WETA/ Twentieth Century Fox, Summit Entertainment

Oh, Awards Season, how I love thee.  The Golden Globes are on Sunday, the maybe not as accomplished but a whole lot more fun step-sibling to the Oscars, so let’s get down to it and do some picking.  I’m gonna star who I think will win, more stars means more sure of myself, less stars means you know, less…

Best Motion Picture — Drama
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious
***Up in the Air

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama
Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
**Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama

*Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
George Clooney, Up in the Air (or this guy)
Colin Firth, A Single Man
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Tobey Maguire, Brothers

Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
***(500) Days of Summer
The Hangover
It’s Complicated
Julie & Julia
Nine

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
Sandra Bullock, The Proposal (Will Sandy split the vote here for Drama, or will Meryl…)
Marion Cotillard, Nine
Meryl Streep, It’s Complicated
*Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
Julia Roberts, Duplicity

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
*Matt Damon, The Informant
Daniel Day Lewis, Nine
Robert Downey Jr., Sherlock Holmes
Joseph Gordon Levitt, (500) Days of Summer
Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
***Mo-Nique, Precious
Julianne Moore, A Single Man
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
Penelope Cruz, Nine

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Matt Damon, Invictus
Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones
Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
****Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger

Best Animated Feature Film
Coraline
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
The Princess and the Frog
**Up

Best Foreign Language Film
Barria
Broken Embraces
A Prophet
****The White Ribbon
The Maid

Best Director — Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker (Here’s hoping)
*James Cameron, Avatar
Clint Eastwood, Invictus
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air
Quentin Tarantino, Inglorious Basterds (trying to read the minds of foreigners… maybe Quentin here?)

Best Screenplay — Motion Picture
*Up in the Air
It’s Complicated
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglorious Basterds (maybe they’ll give him this if they don’t give him director…)

Best Original Score — Motion Picture
**Michael Giacchino, Up
Marvin Hamlisch, The Informant
James Horner, Avatar (I will cut someone if this wins)
Abel Krozeniowski, A Single Man
Karen O. and Carter Burwell, Where the Wild Things Are

Best Original Song — Motion Picture
“I Will See You,” Avatar
***”The Weary Kind,” The Crazy Heart
“Winter,” Brothers
“Cinema Italiano,” Nine
“I Want to Come Home,” Everybody’s Fine

TV TIME:

BEST TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA

Big Love
Dexter
House
***Mad Men
True Blood

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA

Glenn Close, Damages
January Jones, Mad Men
** Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Anna Paquin, True Blood
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA

Simon Baker, The Mentalist
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
*** Hugh Laurie, House
Bill Paxton, Big Love

BEST TELEVISION SERIES, COMEDY OR MUSICAL

30 Rock (of course maybe)
Entourage
* Glee
Modern Family
The Office

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

* Toni Collette, United States of Tara
Courteney Cox, Cougar Town
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Lea Michele, Glee  (is there an all of the above option?)

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

*** Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
David Duchovny, Californication
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matthew Morrison, Glee

BEST MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Georgia O’Keefe
** Grey
Gardens
Into the Storm
Little Dorrit
Taking Chance

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Joan Allen, Georgia O’Keefe
Drew Barrymore, Grey Gardens
** Jessica Lange, Grey Garden
Anna Paquin, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Kevin Bacon, Taking Chance  (No idea.  None.)
Kenneth Branagh, Wallander: One Step Behind
Chiewetel Ejiofor, Endgame
* Brendan Gleeson, Into the Storm
Jeremy Irons, Georgia O’Keefe

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Jane Adams, Hung
Rose Byrne, Damages
* Jane Lynch, Glee
Janet McTeer, Into the Storm
Chloë Sevigny, Big Love (Would be equally happy for this bitch.  Love.)

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

Michael Emerson, Lost
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
William Hurt, Damages
* John Lithgow, Dexter
Jeremy Piven, Entourage (Just.  Please.  No.)

2 Responses to BIG DATE: Golden Globes! 2010! Trophies!!

  1. Aaron says:

    Actively rooting against “Up In The Air.”
    I reject it’s premise.

  2. Aaron says:

    Interesting to see if Hurt Locker wins here. Does it hurt its Oscar chances?

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