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Golden Globe Nominations 2011 have been announced

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Golden Globe Nominations 2011 have been announced, so add some of these to your shopping list this holiday season and be caught up with the best the entertainment industry has to offer. Want to know what the Entertainer had to say abut the film? Click the link for our movie review.

For a quick rundown, the top attention getters from the big screen are:

The best in the television categories are:

  • “Glee” with 5 nominations
  • “30 Rock” with 3 nominations
  • “Boardwalk Empire” with 3 nominations
  • “Dexter” with 3 nominations
  • “The Good Wife” with 3 nominations
  • “Mad Men” with 3 nominations
  • “Modern Family” with 3 nominations
  • “Pillars of the Earth” with 3 nominations
  • “Temple Grandin” with 3 nominations

The breakdown of movies by category as well as best actor and director nominees are below:

Nominees for Best Motion Picture, Drama are “Back Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” and “The Social Network.” Best Motion Picture for a Comedy or Musical nods go to “Alice in Wonderland,” “Burlesque,” “The Kids are All Right,” “Red,” and “The Tourist.Best Animated Feature Film nominations went to “Despicable Me,” How to Train Your Dragon,” “the Illusionist,” “Tangled,” and “Toy Story 3.”

Nominees for Best Actress for Drama are Halle Berry for “Frankie and Alice,” Nicole Kidman for “Rabbit Hole,” Jennifer Lawrence for “Winter’s Bone,” Natalie Portman for “Black Swan,” and Michelle Williams for “Blue Valentine.” In the comedy field, nominations include Annette Benning for “The Kids Are All Right,” “Anne Hathaway for “Love and Other Drugs,” Angelina Jolie for “The Tourist,” Juliane Moore for “The Kids Are All Right,” and Emma Stone for “Easy A.”

Best Actor in a Drama nominations include Jesse Eisenberg for “The Social Network,” Colin Firth for “The King’s Speech,” James Franco for “127 Hours,” Ryan Gosling for “Blue Valentine,” and Mark Wahlberg for “The Fighter.” In the Comedy category, nominations went to Johnny Depp for “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Tourist,” Paul Giamatti for “Barney’s Version,” Jake Gyllenhaal for “Love and Other Drugs,” and Kevin Spacey for “Casino Jack.”

Best Supporting Actress and Actor nominees are Amy Adams in “The Fighter,” Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech,” Mila Kunis in “Black Swan,” Melissa Leo in “The Fighter,” Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom,” Christian Bale in “The Fighter,” Michael Douglas in “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” Andrew Garfield in “The Social Network,” Jeremy Renner in “The Town,” and Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech.”

Best Director nominations went to Darren Aronofsky for “Black Swan,” David Fincher for “The Social Network,” Tom Hooper for “The King’s Speech,” Christopher Nolan for “Inception,” and David Russell for “The Fighter.”

In the television category, Best Drama nominations go to “Boardwalk Empire,” “Dexter,” “The Good Wife,” “Mad Men,” and “Walking Dead.” Best Comedy nominees are “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Big C,” “Glee,” “Modern Family,” and “Nurse Jackie.”

Best Actress nominations for drama include Julianna Margulies for “The Good Wife,” Elisabeth Moss in “Mad Men,” Piper Perabo in “Covert Affairs,” Katey Sagal in “Sons of Anarchy,” and Kyra Sedgwick in “The Closer.” In the comedy category, nominations went to Toni Collette for “United States of Tara,” Edie Falco for “Nurse Jackie,” Tina Fey for “30 Rock,” laura Linney for “The Big C,” and Lea Michelle for “Glee.”

Best Actor nods for drama go to Steve Buscemi in “Boardwalk Empire,” Bryan Cranston in “Breaking Bad,” Michael Hall in “Dexter,” Hon Hamm in “Mad Men,” and Hugh Laurie in “House.” In the comedy category, nominations go to Alec Baldwin for “30 Rock,” Steve Carell for “The Office,” Thomas Jane for “Hung,” Matthew Morrison for “Glee,” Jim Parsons for “The Big Bank Theory.”

There are many more categories and nominees that were granted the honor of being nominated for a Golden Globe. Watch the 2011 Golden Globes this January to find out who wins.

Photo from Joe Shlabotnik via Flickr.


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