'Birdman' leads 2015 Golden Globes race with seven nominations


Nominations by Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Dec. 11, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globe Awards honor the best in film and television. Announcing the nominees this morning were Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma, actress Kate Beckinsale ("The Disappointments Room"), two-time Golden Globe winner Peter Krause ("Parenthood"), Paula Patton ("Warcraft"), Golden Globe winner Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") and Miss Golden Globe Greer Grammer (daughter of Kelsey Grammer).

The film receiving the most nominations was "Birdman," starring Michael Keaton. The film received nominations for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, Best Director to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy to Michael Keaton, Best Supporting Actor to Edward Norton, Best Supporting Actress to Emma Stone, Best Screenplay and Best Score.

Other films receiving attention from the HFPA, were "Boyhood," and "The Imitation Game," which received five nominations each, "The Theory of Everything," "Selma," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Gone Girl," which all received four nominations each.

Most noticeable snubs among the film nominations was a nomination for Best Motion Picture for Gone Girl. And making up for the complete lack of attention from the SAG nominations yesterday, "Selma" fared much better with the HFPA, even dolling out a nomination for Selma's director Ava DuVernay and a nomination for Best Motion Picture, Drama.

The miniseries "Fargo" and "True Detective" received the most nominations in the television categories, receiving four nominations each. Other television series that fared well this year were "Orange is the New Black," "The Affair," "The Good Wife," "House of Cards," "The Normal Heart," and "Olive Kitteridge," which all received three nominations each. The most noticeable snub among the television nominations was a missing nomination for Julia Roberts for her incredible performance as a disabled doctor in "The Normal Heart."

The Golden Globes Awards presentation will be on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2014, and will be televised world-wide from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The show will be hosted by "Saturday Night" alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and will air at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.

Complete List of Golden Globe nominees are as follows:

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Best Picture, Drama: "Foxcatcher" "Selma" "Boyhood" "The Imitation Game" "The Theory of Everything"

Best Picture, Musical or Comedy: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "Into The Woods" "Birdman" "Pride" "St. Vincent"

Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, "Birdman" Wes Anderson, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" Ava DuVernay, "Selma" David Fincher, "Gone Girl" Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"

Best Actor, Drama: Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher" Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler" Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" David Oyelowo, "Selma"

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, Musical or Comedy: Ralph Fiennes, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" Michael Keaton, "Birdman" Bill Murray, "St. Vincent" Joaquin Phoenix, "Inherent Vice" Christoph Waltz, "Big Eyes"

Best Actress, Musical or Comedy: Amy Adams, "Big Eyes" Emily Blunt, "Into The Woods" Helen Mirren, "The Hundred Foot Journey" Julianne Moore, "Map to the Stars" Quvenzhané Wallis, "Annie"

Best Supporting Actor: Robert Duvall, "The Judge" Ethan Hawke, "Boyhood" Edward Norton, "Birdman" Mark Ruffalo, "Foxcatcher" J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash"

Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood" Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game" Emma Stone, "Birdman" Meryl Streep, "Into the Woods" Jessica Chastain, "A Most Violent Year"

Best Animated Feature Film: "The LEGO Movie" "How to Train Your Dragon 2" "The Book of Life" "Big Hero Six" "The Boxtrolls"

Best Foreign Language Film: "Ida" - Poland "Force Majeure" - Sweden/France/Norway "Leviathan" - Russia "Gett: The Trial of Viviane" - Isreal/Germany/France "Tangerine Mandariinid" - Estonia

Best Screenplay: Wes Anderson for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" Gillian Flynn for "Gone Girl" Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nicholas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo for "Birdman" Richard Linklater for "Boyhood" Graham Moore for "The Imitation Game'

Best Original Song: "Big Eyes" - Lana Del Ray for "Big Eyes" "Glory" - John Legend and Common for "Selma" "Mercy Is" - Patty Smith and Lenny Kaye for "Noah" "Opportunity" - Greg Kurstin, Sia Furler and Will Gluck for "Annie" "Yellow Flicker Beat" - Lorde for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

Best Original Score: Alexandre Desplat for "The Imitation Game" Johann Johannsson for "The Theory of Everything" Trent Reznor for "Gone Girl" Antonio Sanchez for "Birdman" Hans Zimmer for "Interstellar"

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Best Television Series, Drama: "The Affair" "Downton Abbey" "The Good Wife" "House of Cards" "Game of Thrones"

Best Television Series, Comedy or Musical: "Jane the Virgin" "Orange is the New Black" "Girls" "Silicon Valley" "Transparent"

Best Miniseries or Television Movie: "Fargo" "The Missing" "True Detective" "The Normal Heart" "Olive Kitteridge"

Best Actor, Television Drama: Clive Owen, "The Knick" Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan" Dominic West, "The Affair" Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" James Spader, "The Blacklist

Best Actress, Television Drama: Juliana Margulies, "The Good Wife" Claire Danes, "Homeland" Viola Davis, "How to Get Away with Murder" Ruth Wilson, "The Affair" Robin Wright, "House of Cards"

Best Actor, Television Comedy or Musical: Ricky Gervais, "Derek" Don Cheadle, "House of Lies" Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" Louis C.K., "Louie" William H. Macy, "Shameless"

Best Actress, Television Comedy or Musical: Gina Rodriguez, "Jane the Virgin" Lena Dunham, "Girls" Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie" Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep" Taylor Schilling, "Orange is the New Black"

Best Actor, Television Movie or Mini-Series: Martin Freeman, "Fargo" Woody Harrelson, "True Detective" Matthew McConaughey, "True Detective" Mark Ruffalo, "The Normal Heart" Billy Bob Thornton, "Fargo"

Best Actress, Television Movie or Mini-Series: Maggie Gyllenhaal, "The Honorable Woman" Frances McDormand, "Olive Kitteridge" Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Frances O'Connor, "The Missing" Allison Tolman, "Fargo"

Best Supporting Actor: Alan Cumming, "The Good Wife" Colin Hanks, "Fargo" Matt Bomer, "The Normal Heart" Bill Murray, "Olive Kitteridge" Jon Voight, "Ray Donovan"

Best Supporting Actress: Uzo Aduba, "Orange is the New Black" Kathy Bates, " American Horror Story: Freak Show " Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey" Allison Janney, "Mom" Michelle Monaghan, "True Detective"


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