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Golden Globe Nods Propel Oscar Buzz for 'Lincoln,' 'Argo'

By    |   Thursday, 13 December 2012 01:13 PM

The 70th Golden Globes gave some added awards-season thrust to two films that have been highly favored by movie critics, “Lincoln” and “Argo,” and also inserted into the mix a couple of movies that had been snubbed by the recent Screen Actors Guild nominations, “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Django Unchained.”

As the Academy Awards loom in the background, nominees in the motion picture category provide public relations fuel to studios in pursuit of the golden statues.

The Globe nominations for best drama may provide a glimpse of the frontrunners for Oscars. The list includes “Lincoln,” “Life of Pi,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Argo,” and “Django Unchained.”

Critically acclaimed films “Les Miserables,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” and “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” nabbed best picture nominations in the musical or comedy category.

“Lincoln” was the clear leader in the motion picture category with seven Globe nominations, including best dramatic motion picture, best director (Steven Spielberg) and best dramatic actor, (Daniel Day-Lewis).

“Argo” and “Django Unchained” both snagged five nominations.

A complete list of the Golden Globe nominations:

Motion picture, drama
“Argo,” Warner Bros. Pictures, GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures
“Life of Pi,” Fox 2000 Pictures; Twentieth Century Fox
“Lincoln,” DreamWorks Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox; Touchstone Pictures
“Zero Dark Thirty,” Columbia Pictures and Annapurna Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing
“Django Unchained,” The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures; The Weinstein Company/Sony Pictures Releasing

Motion picture, musical or comedy
“Les Miserables,” Universal Pictures, A Working Title Films/Cameron Mackintosh Productions; Universal Pictures
“Moonrise Kingdom,” Indian Paintbrush; Focus Features
“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” CBS Films
“Silver Linings Playbook,” The Weinstein Company
“Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” Blueprint Pictures/Participant Media; Fox Searchlight Pictures

Ben Affleck, “Argo”
Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”

Actor, drama
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
Richard Gere, “Arbitrage”
John Hawkes, “The Sessions”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”
Denzel Washington, “Flight”

Actress, drama
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Marion Cotillard, “Rust and Bone”
Helen Mirren, “Hitchcock”
Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”
Rachel Weisz, “The Deep Blue Sea”

Actor, comedy or musical
Jack Black, “Bernie”
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Hugh Jackman, “Les Misérables”
Ewan McGregor, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
Bill Murray, “Hyde Park on Hudson”

Actress, comedy or musical
Emily Blunt, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”
Judi Dench, “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Maggie Smith, “Quartet”
Meryl Streep, “Hope Springs”

Supporting actor
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Django Unchained”
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”

Supporting actress
Amy Adams, “The Master”
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Misérables”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”
Nicole Kidman, “The Paperboy”

Mark Boal, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Tony Kushner, “Lincoln”
David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”
Chris Terrio, “Argo”

Foreign-language picture
“Amour” (Austria)
“A Royal Affair” (Denmark)
“The Intouchables” (France)
“Kon-Tiki” (Norway, U.K., Denmark)
“Rust and Bone” (France)

Animated feature film
“Hotel Transylvania”
“Rise of the Guardians”
“Wreck-It Ralph”

Original score
Mychael Danna, “Life of Pi”
Alexandre Desplat, “Argo”
Dario Marianelli, “Anna Karenina”
Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek & Reinhold Heil, “Cloud Atlas”
John Williams, “Lincoln”

Original song
“For You,” “Act of Valor” (Music by: Monty Powell, Keith Urban; Lyrics by: Monty Powell, Keith Urban)
“Not Running Anymore,” “Stand Up Guys” (Music by: Jon Bon Jovi; Lyrics by: Jon Bon Jovi)
“Safe and Sound,” “The Hunger Games” (Music by: Jon Bon Jovi; Lyrics by: Jon Bon Jovi)
“Skyfall,” “Skyfall” (Music by: Adele, Paul Epworth; Lyrics by: Adele, Paul Epworth)
“Suddenly,” “Les Misérables” (Music by: Claude-Michel Schonberg; Lyrics by: Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg)

TV movie or miniseries
“Game Change”
“The Girl”
“Hatfields & McCoys”
“The Hour”
“Political Animals”

TV series, drama
“Breaking Bad”
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Downton Abbey,” Season 2
“The Newsroom”

Actor, TV drama
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Damian Lewis, “Homeland”

Actress, TV drama
Connie Britton, “Nashville”
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”

TV series, musical or comedy
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Modern Family”

Actor, TV musical or comedy
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Louis C.K., “Louis”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Actress, TV musical or comedy
Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”

Actor, miniseries or TV movie
Kevin Costner, “Hatfiends & McCoys”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock”
Woody Harrelson, “Game Change”
Toby Jones, “The Girl”
Clive Owen, “Hemmingway & Gellhorn”

Actress, miniseries or TV movie
Nicole Kidman, “Hemingway & Gillhorn”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
Sienna Miller, “The Girl”
Julianne Moore, “Game Change”
Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animal”

Supporting actor, series, miniseries, or TV movie
Max Greenfield, “New Girl”
Ed Harris, “Game Change”
Danny Huston, “Magic City”
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”

Supporting actress, series, miniseries, or TV movie
Hayden Panettiere, “Nashville”
Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife”
Sarah Paulson, “Game Change”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award
Jodie Foster

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