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2016 Golden Globe Nominations, ‘Carol’ Scores Big

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The nominations for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards were announced today, honoring the best in film and television. Carol secured five nominations for Best Motion Picture, Director (Todd Haynes), Actress (Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara), and Best Original Score (Barter Curwell). Fellow films The Big Short, The Revenant, and Steve Jobs followed with four nominations each.

In your living room, American Crime, Fargo, Mr. Robot, Outlander, Transparent, and Wolf Hall snagged three nominations each. Actors Idris Elba, Lily Tomlin, Mark Rylance, and Alicia Vikander scored two nominations each along with filmmaker Tom McCarthy, who is nominated for Director and Screenplay for Spotlight.

The full list of nominees are below:


Best Motion Picture – Drama


Mad Max: Fury Road

The Revenant



Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical

The Big Short


The Martian



Best Director – Motion Picture

Todd Haynes, Carol

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant

Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott, The Martian

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cate Blanchett, Carol

Brie Larson, Room

Rooney Mara, Carol

Soairse Ronan, Brooklyn

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Will Smith, Concussion

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical

Jennifer Lawrence, Joy

Melissa McCarthy, Spy

Amy Schumer, Trainwreck

Maggie Smith, The Lady in the Van

Lily Tomlin, Grandma

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical

Christian Bale, The Big Short

Steve Carell, The Big Short

Matt Damon, The Martian

Al Pacino, Danny Collins

Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear

Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Jane Fonda, Youth

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Helen Mirren, Trumbo

Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina

Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Paul Dano, Love & Mercy

Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Michael Shannon, 99 Homes

Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture

Emma Donoghue, Room

Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer, Spotlight

Adam McKay & Charles Randolph, The Big Short

Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs

Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight

Best Animated Feature Film


The Good Dinosaur

Inside Out

The Peanuts Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Foreign Language Film

The Brand New Testament

The Club

The Fencer


Son of Saul

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Carter Burwell, Carol

Alexandre Desplat, The Danish Girl

Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, The Revenant

Daniel Pemberton, Steve Jobs

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Love Me Like You Do” – Fifty Shades of Grey

“One Kind of Love” – Love & Mercy

“See You Again” – Furious 7

“Simple Song #3” – Youth

“Writing’s on the Wall” – Spectre


Best TV Series – Drama


Game of Thrones

Mr. Robot



Best TV Series – Comedy or Musical


Mozart in the Jungle

Orange is the New Black

Silicon Valley



Best Miniseries or TV Movie

American Crime

American Horror Story: Hotel


Flesh and Bone

Wolf Hall

Best Actress in a TV Series – Drama

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Eva Green, Penny Dreadful

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Wagner Moura, Narcos

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Best Actress in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical

Rachel Bloom, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Actor in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Gael García Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle

Rob Lowe, The Grinder

Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel

Sarah Hay, Flesh and Bone

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Queen Latifah, Bessie

Best Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie

Idris Elba, Luther

Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero

David Oyelowo, Nightingale

Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Patrick Wilson, Fargo

Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Miniseries, or Movie

Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Regina King, American Crime

Judith Light, Transparent

Maura Tierney, The Affair

Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Miniseries, or Movie

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife

Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

Bob Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Tobias Menzies, Outlander

Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

Denzel Washington will be awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the ceremony. The actor has won two Oscars, a Tony, and two Golden Globes. He’s been in critical and commercial hits like American Gangster, Crimson Tide, and Philadelphia, as well as portray real-life figures such as Malcolm X (Malcolm X) and boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (The Hurricane) to critical acclaim. Washington was last seen in 2014’s The Equalizer and will next be seen in The Magnificent Seven slated for September 23, 2016.

Ricky Gervais returns to host the awards show for the fourth time on January 10, 2016.

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