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'Lincoln', 'Django Unchained' lead Golden Globe nominations

Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg, the main actor and director of Lincoln, respectively.
Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg, the main actor and director of Lincoln, respectively. Bang Showbiz

'LINCOLN' leads the Golden Globe 2013 nominations with seven nods.

Steven Spielberg's biopic about former US President Abraham Lincoln is up for a host of top prizes including Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis and Best Screenplay.

Quentin Tarantino's western flick 'Django Unchained' and political drama 'Argo' follow close behind with five nominations each.

Critically-acclaimed films 'Zero Dark Thirty', 'Les Miserables' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' each received four nods.

With three nominations are 'Life of Pi', dark cult drama 'The Master' and heart-warming British comedy 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'.

>>See the full list of Golden Globe nominees here

The great Dames of British film, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Helen Mirren, all have acting nods for 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', 'Quartet' and 'Hitchcock' respectively.

Surprises include Nicole Kidman's Best Supporting Actress nomination for 'The Paperboy' and John Hawkes and Helen Hunt being up for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress for their performances in 'The Sessions'.

Adele has been nominated for Best Original Song for her James Bond theme tune 'Skyfall', with her biggest competition likely to come from 'Suddenly' from Tom Hooper's adaptation of stage musical 'Les Miserables'.

The awards are considered to be an important precursor to the Oscars and the films are voted for by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organises the ceremony.

Last year's winners included Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer and Jean Dujardin, who all went on to receive Academy Awards.

The nominations were announced Thursday morning (13.12.12) by Jessica Alba, Ed Helms and Megan Fox.

The Golden Globe Awards - aired by NBC - will be hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Hollywood on January 13.

The full list of Golden Globe nominees:

MOVIES

BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA

  • Argo
  • Django Unchained
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Zero Dark Thirty

BEST MOTION PICTURE, MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Les Misérables
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  • Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR

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

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA

  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
  • Richard Gere, Arbitrage
  • John Hawkes, The Sessions
  • Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
  • Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA

  • Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Marion Cotillard, Rust & Bone
  • Helen Mirren, Hitchcock
  • Naomi Watts, The Impossible
  • Rachel Weisz, Deep Blue Sea

BEST ACTOR, MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • Jack Black, Bernie
  • Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
  • Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  • Bill Murray, Hyde Park

BEST ACTRESS, MUSICAL OR COMEDY

  • Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing
  • Judy Dench, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Maggie Smith, Quartet
  • Meryl Streep, Hope Springs

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Alan Arkin, Argo
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
  • Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
  • Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Amy Adams, The Master
  • Sally Field, Lincoln
  • Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
  • Helen Hunt, The Sessions
  • Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings
  • Django Unchained
  • Argo

BEST ANIMATED FILM

  • Brave
  • Frankenweenie
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • Wreck-It Ralph

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE

  • Amour
  • A Royal Affair
  • The Untouchables
  • Kon-Tiki
  • Rust and Bone

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

  • Life of Pi
  • Argo
  • Anna Karenina
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Lincoln

ORIGINAL SONG

  • "For You," Act of Valor
  • "Not Running Anymore," Stand Up Guys
  • "Safe and Sound," The Hunger Games
  • "Skyfall," Skyfall
  • "Suddenly," Les Misérables

 

TV

BEST TV SERIES, DRAMA

  • Breaking Bad
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Downton Abbey
  • Homeland
  • The Newsroom

BEST TV SERIES, COMEDY

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Episodes
  • Girls
  • Modern Family
  • Smash

BEST ACTOR, TV DRAMA

  • Steve Buschemi, Boardwalk Empire
  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Damian Lewis, Homeland

BEST ACTOR, TV COMEDY

  • Don Cheadle, House of Lies
  • Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
  • Louis C.K., Louis
  • Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

BEST ACTRESS, TV COMEDY

  • Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Lena Dunham, Girls
  • Tina Fey, 30 Rock
  • Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

BEST MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • Game Change
  • The Girl
  • Hatfields & McCoys
  • The Hour
  • Political Animals

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
  • Woody Harrelson, Game Change
  • Toby Jones, The Girl
  • Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gelhorn

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gelhorn
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Sienna Miller, The Girl
  • Julianne Moore, Game Change
  • Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES, OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • Max Greenfield, New Girl
  • Ed Harris, Game Change
  • Danny Houston, Magic City
  • Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
  • Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES, OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

  • Hayden Panetierre, Nashville
  • Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
  • Sarah Paulson, Game Change
  • Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Topics:  editors picks, golden globes, hugh jackman, les miserables, movie, movie awards, naomi watts, nicole kidman, quentin tarantino, russell crowe



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