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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Golden Globe Nominations are in - The Dark Knight Stiffed but Ledger will Win

DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD, CA

Well the year of "The Dark Knight" at the box office didn't amount to much at all for the caped crusader in terms of Golden Globe nominations, but they can't take away the box office and holiday video sales. The 66th annual Golden Globe nominations were unveiled today. The winners will be announced during the televised January 11th ceremonies.


Movies We Will Be Watching...

Below are a few of the categories and a few of our quick picks for winner. (We haven't seen all the films so we're guessing much like you are. We will be trying to catch up before the winners are announced!)

Film of the Year Nominations
(Drama Category):



Darkhorse Pick for Winner

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button [trailer]
Frost/Nixon [trailer]
The Reader [trailer]
Revolutionary Road [trailer]
Slumdog Millionaire [trailer]

Film of the Year Nominations
(Comedy or Musical):


Brad Pitt & Burn After Reading beats out In Bruges (barely)

Burn After Reading [trailer]
Happy-Go-Lucky [trailer]
In Bruges [trailer]
Mamma Mia! [trailer]
Vicky Cristina Barcelona [trailer]

Best Actor in a Drama:

Frank Langella (above with Kevin Bacon)

The Nominees:
Leonardo DiCaprio for his role in Revolutionary Road
Frank Langella for his role in Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn for his role in Milk
Brad Pitt for his role in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke for his role in The Wrestler

Best Actress in a Drama:

We think it's a Kate Winslet's year (above with DiCaprio.)
But will it be for her role in Road or The Reader or both?


Anne Hathaway for her role in Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie for her role in Changeling
Meryl Streep for her role in Doubt
Kristin Scott Thomas for her role in I've Loved You So Long
Kate Winslet for her role in Revolutionary Road

Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical:

James Franco (above with Seth Rogan) in Pineapple Express


Javier Bardem for his role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Colin Farrell for his role in In Bruges
James Franco for his role in Pineapple Express
Brendan Gleeson for his role in In Bruges
Dustin Hoffman for his role in Last Chance Harvey

Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical:

Sally Hawkins in Happy-Go-Lucky

Rebecca Hall for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Sally Hawkins for her role in Happy-Go-Lucky
Frances McDormand for her role in Burn After Reading
Meryl Streep for her role in Mamma Mia!
Emma Thompson for her role in Last Chance Harvey

Best Supporting Actor:

Guess Who? Heath Ledger beats out Hoffman.

Tom Cruise for his role in Tropic Thunder
Robert Downey Jr. for his role in Tropic Thunder
Ralph Fiennes for his role in The Duchess
Philip Seymour Hoffman for his role in Doubt
Heath Ledger for his role in The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress:

Penélope Cruz wins in a toss up with Kate Winslet

Amy Adams for her role in Doubt
Penélope Cruz for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis for her role in Doubt
Marisa Tomei for her role in The Wrestler
Kate Winslet for her role in The Reader

Best Animated Film:

Don't Mess with Jack Black's Panda

Bolt from Disney
Kung Fu Panda From DreamWorks
Wall-E from Disney and Pixar


Best Foreign Language Film:

Waltz with Bashir is an animated film

The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany)
Everlasting Moments (Sweden, Denmark)
Gomorrah (Italy)
I've Loved You So Long (France)
Waltz With Bashir (Israel)


For the Rest of the Nominations:
[OFFICIAL: GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS]

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