Golden Globe Nominations 2014: Let the Games Begin!

It’s time for the Golden Globe nominations, and with some of the more satellite awards pulling for early frontrunners (Gotham,

The Golden Globes.
The Golden Globes.

It’s time for the Golden Globe nominations, and with some of the more satellite awards pulling for early frontrunners (Gotham, Film Critics from New York, LA and Boston, etc.,) we’re starting to see some movie trends confirmed. Everyone loved 12 Years a Slave! Unsurprisingly! And Breaking Bad and Girls and Nebraska and  American Hustle and Spike Jonze and Martin Scorcese movies that aren’t even out yet!

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But there are some surprises…Brooklyn Nine-Nine, anyone? Rush? The Butler gets no love? Greta Gerwig for Frances Ha? That movie was great and all, but Lena Dunham is already representing the affected Brooklyn 20-something constituents with her Girls nominations, are you telling us that the portrayal of overly self-involved young women trying to “make it” in New York is going to start being a thing? Is already a thing?

See the full list of nominees below.

Best motion picture, drama

12 Years a Slave

Captain Phillips




Best motion picture, musical or comedy

American Hustle


Inside Llewyn Davis


The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a motion picture, drama

Cate Blanchett Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Judi DenchPhilomena

Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

Kate Winslet – Labor Day

Best Actor in a motion picture, drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Idris Elba – Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

Robert RedfordAll Is Lost

Best Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Amy Adams – American Hustle

Julie DelpyBefore Midnight

Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha

Julia Louis-DreyfusEnough Said

Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Best Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Christian Bale – American Hustle

Bruce Dern – Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix – Her

Best supporting Actress in a motion picture

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts – August: Osage County

June Squibb – Nebraska

Best supporting Actor in a motion picture

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Daniel Brühl – Rush

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle

Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Best Director – motion picture

Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips

Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne – Nebraska

David O. Russell – American Hustle

Best Screenplay – motion picture

Spike Jonze – Her

Bob Nelson – Nebraska

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan – Philomena

John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave

Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell – American Hustle

Best Foreign Language Film

Blue is the Warmest Color

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Past

The Wind Rises

Best Animated Feature film

The Croods

Despicable Me 2


Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“Atlas” – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

“Let It Go” – Frozen

“Ordinary Love” – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

“Please Mr. Kennedy” – Inside Llewyn Davis

“Sweeter Than Fiction” – One Chance

Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Alex Ebert – All is Lost

Alex Heffes – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Steven Price – Gravity

John Williams – The Book Thief

Hans Zimmer – 12 Years a Slave

Best TV series, drama

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

The Goodwife

House of Cards

Masters of Sex

Best TV Series, Comedy

The Big Bang Theory

Brooklyn Nine-Nine


Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Best TV movie or mini-series

American Horror Story: Coven

Behind the Candelabra

Dancing on the Edge

Top of the Lake

The White Queen

Best Actress in a TV series, drama

Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife

Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black

Taylor Schilling – Orange is the New Black

Kerry Washington – Scandal

Robin Wright – House of Cards

Best Actor in a TV series, drama

Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad

Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Michael Sheen – Masters of Sex

Kevin Spacey – House of Cards

James Spader – The Blacklist

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy

Zooey Deschanel – New Girl

Lena Dunham – Girls

Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Best Actor, TV Series Comedy

Jason Bateman – Arrested Development

Don Cheadle – House of Lies

Michael J. Fox – The Michael J. Fox Show

Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Andy Samberg – Brooklyn Nine-Nine


Best Actress in a mini-series or TV movie

Helena Bonham Carter – Burton and Taylor

Rebecca Ferguson – White Queen

Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Coven

Helen Mirren – Phil Spector

Elisabeth Moss – Top of the Lake

Best Actor in a mini-series or TV movie

Matt Damon – Behind the Candelabra

Michael Douglas – Behind the Candelabra

Chiwetel Ejiofor – Dancing on the Edge

Idris Elba – Luther

Al Pacino – Phil Spector

Best Supporting Actress in a series, mini-series, or TV movie

Jacqueline Bisset – Dancing on the Edge

Janet McTeer – White Queen

Hayden Panettiere – Nashville

Monica potter – Parenthood

Sofia Vergara – Modern family

Best Supporting Actor in a series, mini-series or TV movie

Josh Charles – The Good Wife

Rob Lowe- Behind the Candelabra

Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad

Corey Stoll – House of Cards

Jon Voight – Ray Donovan

Golden Globe Nominations 2014: Let the Games Begin!