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The 74th Golden Globes Nominations: Biggest Surprises and Snubs

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The 74th Golden Globes will be held on January 8th at 8 EST on NBC. Stay tuned with my predictions later on! Here are the nominees:

Film Categories:

Best Motion Picture- Drama

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell Or High Water
Lion
Manchester By The Sea
Moonlight

Biggest Surprise: Hacksaw Ridge
Biggest Snub: Arrival

Best Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical

20th Century Women
Deadpool
La La Land
Florence Foster Jenkins
Sing Street

Biggest Surprise: Deadpool
Biggest Snub: Love and Friendship

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama

Amy Adams – “Arrival”
Jessica Chastain – “Miss Sloane”
Isabelle Huppert – “Elle”
Ruth Negga – “Loving”
Natalie Portman – “Jackie”

Biggest Surprise: Jessica Chastain
Biggest Snub: Taraji P. Henson- “Hidden Figures”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Drama

Casey Affleck – “Manchester By The Sea”
Joel Edgerton – “Loving”
Andrew Garfield – “Hacksaw Ridge”
Viggo Mortensen –  “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington – “Fences”

Biggest Surprise: Viggo Mortensen
Biggest Snub: Jake Gyllenhaal- “Nocturnal Animals”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical

Annette Bening – “20th Century Women”
Lily Collins – “Rules Don’t Apply”
Hailee Steinfeld – “The Edge of Seventeen”
Emma Stone – “La La Land”
Meryl Streep – “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Biggest Surprise: Lily Collins
Biggest Snub: Kate Beckinsale- “Love and Friendship”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical

Colin Farrell – “The Lobster”
Ryan Gosling – “La La Land”
Hugh Grant – “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Jonah Hill – “War Dogs”
Ryan Reynolds – “Deadpool”

Biggest Surprise: Ryan Reynolds
Biggest Snub: Don Cheadle- “Miles Ahead”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Viola Davis – “Fences”
Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman – “Lion”
Octavia Spencer – “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea”

Biggest Surprise: Nicole Kidman
Biggest Snub: Greta Gerwig- “20th Century Women”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Mahershala Ali – “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges – “Hell or High Water”
Simon Helberg – “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Dev Patel – “Lion”
Aaron Taylor-Johnson – “Nocturnal Animals”

Biggest Surprise: Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Biggest Snub: Lucas Hedges- “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Director- Motion Picture

Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”
Tom Ford – “Nocturnal Animals”
Mel Gibson – “Hacksaw Ridge”
Barry Jenkins – “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan – “Manchester by the Sea”

Biggest Surprise: Tom Ford
Biggest Snub: Pablo Larrain- “Jackie”

Best Original Screenplay

Damien Chazelle- “La La Land”
Tom Ford- “Nocturnal Animals”
Barry Jenkins- “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonnergan- “Manchester By The Sea”
Taylor Sheridan- “Hell Or High Water”

Biggest Surprise: Taylor Sheridan
Biggest Snub: Jeff Nichols- “Loving”

Best Motion Picture- Foreign Language

“Divines” – France
“Elle” – France
“Neruda” – Chile
“The Salesman” – Iran/France
“Toni Erdmann” – Germany

Biggest Surprise: Toni Erdmann
Biggest Snub: “Chevalier”- Brazil

Best Motion Picture- Animated

Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life As A Zucchini
Sing
Zootopia

Biggest Surprise: My Life as a Zucchini
Biggest Snub: Finding Dory

Best Original Song- Motion Picture

“Can’t Stop The Feeling” – Trolls
“City Of Stars” – La La Land
“Faith” – Sing
“Gold” – Gold
“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana

Biggest Surprise: “Gold”
Biggest Snub: “We Know the Way”- Moana

Best Original Score- Motion Picture

Nicholas Britell– “Moonlight”
Justin Hurwitz – “La La Land”
Johann Johannsson – “Arrival”
Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka– “Lion
Hans Zimmer, Pharrel Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – “Hidden Figures”

Biggest Surprise: “Hidden Figures”
Biggest Snub: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Olivia Foa’i, Opeteia Foa’i, and Mark Mancina- “Moana”

Television Categories:

Best Television Series- Drama

“The Crown”- Netflix
“Game Of Thrones”- HBO
“Stranger Things”- Netflix
“This Is Us”- NBC
“Westworld”- HBO

Biggest Surprise: Westworld
Biggest Snub: “Mr. Robot”

Best Television Series- Musical or Comedy

“Atlanta”- FX
“Black-ish”- ABC
“Mozart In The Jungle”- Amazon
“Transparent”- Amazon
“Veep”- HBO

Biggest Surprise: Black-ish
Biggest Snub: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”- The CW

Best Limited Series

“American Crime”- ABC
“The Dresser”- Starz
“The Night Manager”- HBO
“The Night Of”- HBO
“The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”- FX

Biggest Surprise: “The Dresser”
Biggest Snub: “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”- Netflix

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series- Drama

Caitriona Balfe – “Outlander”
Claire Foy – “The Crown”
Keri Russell – “The Americans”
Winona Ryder – “Stranger Things”
Evan Rachel Wood – “Westworld”

Biggest Surprise: Evan Rachel Wood
Biggest Snub: Robin Wright- “House of Cards”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series- Drama

Rami Malek – “Mr. Robot”
Bob Odenkirk – “Better Call Saul”
Matthew Rhys – “The Americans”
Liev Schreiber – “Ray Donovan”
Billy Bob Thornton – “Goliath”

Biggest Surprise: Billy Bob Thornton
Biggest Snub: Kevin Spacey- “House of Cards”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series- Musical or Comedy

Rachel Bloom – “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep”
Sarah Jessica Parker – “Divorce”
Issa Rae – “Insecure”
Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin”
Tracee Ellis-Ross – “Black-ish”

Biggest Surprise: Sarah Jessica Parker
Biggest Snub: Minnie Driver- “Speechless”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series- Musical or Comedy

Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish”
Gael García Bernal – “Mozart in the Jungle
Donald Glover – “Atlanta”
Nick Nolte – “Graves”
Jeffrey Tambor – “Transparent”

Biggest Surprise: Nick Nolte
Biggest Snub: Tommy Dewey- “Casual”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Felicity Huffman- “American Crime”
Riley Keough- “The Girlfriend Experience”
Sarah Paulson- “The People v. OJ Simpson”
Charlotte Rampling- “London Spy”
Kerry Washington- “Confirmation”

Biggest Surprise: Charlotte Rampling
Biggest Snub: Lauren Graham- “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Riz Ahmed – “The Night Of”
Bryan Cranston – “All The Way”
Tom Hiddleston – “The Night Manager”
John Turturro – “The Night Of”
Courtney B Vance – “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Biggest Surprise: Tom Hiddleston
Biggest Snub: James Franco- “11.22.63”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie

Olivia Coleman- “The Night Manager”
Lena Headey- “Game of Thrones”
Chrissy Metz- “This is Us”
Mandy Moore- “This is Us”
Thandie Newton- “Westworld”

Biggest Surprise: Chrissy Metz
Biggest Snub: Kelly Bishop- “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie

Sterling K. Brown- “The People v. OJ Simpson”
Hugh Laurie- “The Night Manager
John Lithgow- “The Crown”
Christian Slater- “Mr. Robot”
John Travolta- “The People v. OJ Simpson”

Biggest Surprise: John Travolta
Biggest Snub: Milo Ventimiglia- “This is Us”

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