Sunday 28 May 2017

Golden Globes Nominations 2016 - Saoirse Ronan, Caitriona Balfe, and Lenny Abrahamson's Room in the running for awards

Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn
Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

The nominations for the 2016 Golden Globes are being announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and among the nominees is Irish author Emma Donoghue how has been nominated for the screenplay for Room, based on her best-selling novel.

Donoghue is counted in the category among names including Aaron Sorkin (for Steve Jobs) and Quentin Tarantino (for The Hateful Eight) as well as Charles Randolph and Adam McKay (The Big Short), and Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer (Spotlight).

Room, directed by Irish director Lenny Abrahamson and starring Brie Larson, has also been nominated for the coveted Best Motion Picture - drama award alongside Carol, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant and Spotlight.

Bria Larson has also landed a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a MOtion Picture opposite Irish actress Saoirse Ronan who has been nominated for Brooklyn.  They're up against Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett for Carol.

Steve Jobs star Michael Fassbender is in the running for Best Performance by an actor in a Motion Picture.

Irish actress Caitriona Balfe has also secured a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (drama).  She is competing with Eva Green, Taraji P Henson and Robin Wright.

Here's the FULL list of nominations from Hollywood Foreign Press:

 

Best Motion Picture - drama

Carol ( Carol film review: A slow-moving masterpiece)

Room

Spotlight

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Unmissable: Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in 'Carol'

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture

Cate Blanchett - Carol

Brie Larson - Room

Rooney Mara - Carol

Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn

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Jacob Tremblay and Brie Larson in Room

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture

Brian Cranston - Trumbo

Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne - The Danish Girl

Will Smith - Concussion

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Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

 

Best Motion Picture, musical/comedy

The Big Short

Joy

The Martian

Spy

Trainwreck

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Matt Damon in ‘The Martian’, but how long before we reach the Red Planet?

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - musical or comedy

Jennifer Lawrence - Joy

Melissa McCarthy - Spy

Amy Schumer - Trainwreck

Maggie Smith - The Lady in the Van

Lily Tomlin - Grandma

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Undated Film Still Handout from Trainwreck. Pictured: Amy Schumer and Bill Hader.

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - musical or comedy

Christian Bale - The Big Short

Steve Carell - The Big Short

Matt Damon - The Martian

Al Pacino - Danny Collins

Mark Ruffalo - Infinitely Polar Bear

 

Best Motion Picture - animated

Anomolisa

The Good Dinosaur

Inside Out

The Peanuts Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie

 

Best Motion Picture - Foreign Languatge

The Brand New Testament - Belgium/France/Luxembourg

The Club - Chile

The Fencer - Finland/Germany/Estonia

Mustang - France

Son of Saul - Hungary

 

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

Jane Fonda - Youth

Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight

Helen Mirren - Trumbo

Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs

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Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet in Steve Jobs

 

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

Paul Dano - Love and Mercy

Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation

Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

Michael Shannon - 99 Homes

Sylvester Stallone - Creed

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Idris Elba with Abraham Attah in Beasts of No Nation. PIC: Netflix

 

Best Director - Motion Picture

Todd Haynes - Carol

Alejandro G. Inarritu - The Revenant

Tom McCarthy - Spotlight

George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott - The Martian

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Leo DiCaprio being attacked by a bear in The Revenant

 

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Emma Donoghue - Room

Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer - Spotlight

Charles Randolph, Adam McKay - The Big Short

Aaron Sorkin - Steve Jobs

Quentin Tarantino - The Hateful Eight

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Samuel L Jackson in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight

 

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Carter Burwell - Carol

Alexandre Desplat - The Danish Girl

Ennio Morricone - The Hateful Eight

Daniel Pemberton - Steve Jobs

Ryiuchi Sakamoto, Alva Noto - The Revenant

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Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl

 

Best Original Song - motion picture

Love Me Like You Do

One Kind of Love

See You Again

Simple Sound #3

Writing’s On The Wall

 

Best Television series - drama

Empire

Game of Thrones

Mr. Robot

Narcos

Outlander

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Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in the Netflix Original Series Narcos

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - drama

Viola Davis

Caitriona Balfe

Eva Green

Taraji P. Henson

Robin Wright

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Caitriona Balfe feels liberated playing Claire Randall in Outalnder

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - drama

Jon Hamm - Mad Men

Rami Malex - Mr Robot

Wagner Moura - Narcos

Bob Odenkirk - Better Call Saul

Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan

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Office politics: Jon Hamm as advertising executive top dog, Don Draper, and Jessica Pare as Megan in a scene from TV series 'Mad Men'

 

Best Television Series - musical or comedy

Casual

Mozart in the Jungle

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Orange is the New Black

Veep

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Netflix smash: Orange is the New Black

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV series - musical or comedy

Rachel Bloom

Jamie Lee Curtis

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Gina Rodriguez

Lily Tomlin

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Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, poses in the Press Room with her award for Lead Actress in a Comdey Series during the 67th Emmy Awards

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series - musical or comedy

Aziz Ansari

Rob Lowe

Jeffrey Tambor

Patrick Stewart

Gael Garcia Bernal


Best Television limited series or motion picture made for TV

American Crime - ABC

American Horror Story: Hotel - FX

Fargo - TX

Flesh and Bone - Starz

Wolf Hall - PBD

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Lady Gaga in American Horror Story: Hotel

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a limited series or motion picture made for TV

Kirsten Dunst - Fargo

Lady Gaga - American Horror Story: Hotel

Sarah Hay - Flesh & Bone

Felicity Huffman - American Crime

Qeeen Latifah - Bessie

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Kirsten Dunst in Fargo

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a limited series or motion picture made for TV

Idris Elba - Luther

Oscar Isaac - Show Me a Hero

David Oyelowo - Nightingale

Mark Rylance - Wolf Hall

Patrick Wilson - Fargo

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Luther

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a limited series or motion picture made for TV

Uzo Aduba - Orange is the New Black

Joanne Froggatt - Downton Abbey

Regina King - American Crime

Judith Light - Transparent

Maura Tierney - The Affair

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Uzo Aduba plays Crazy Eyes in Orange is the New Black

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a limited series or motion picture made for TV

Alan Cumming - The Good Wife

Damian Lewis - Wolf Hall

Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline

Tobias Menzies - Outlander

Christian Slater - Mr Robot

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Damian Lewis - superb in Wolf Hall

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