The Golden Globe nominees are in!

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has officially announced the nominees for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards

Yesterday the Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees for the best acting performances of the year and now Awards Season is in full swing thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing their nominees for the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Like the SAG Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press honors the achievements made in both film and television, but their categories go beyond that of just acting. Directors, screenwriters, musical accompaniment achievement are also recognized, so lets take a look at who could be up for a Golden Globe in a few weeks, with the film nominees.

Best Animated Feature Film:

  • The Lego Movie
  • Big Hero 6
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • The Boxtrolls
  • The Book of Life

Best Foreign Language Film:

  • Ida (Poland/Denmark)
  • Leviathan (Russia)
  • Force Majure Turist (Sweden)
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem Gett (Israel)
  • Tangerines Manderiinid (Estonia)

Best Original Song:

  • Big Eyes-Big Eyes
  • Glory-Selma
  • Mercy Is-Noah
  • Opportunity-Annie
  • Yellow Flicker Beat-The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt I

Best Original Score:

  • The Imitation Game-Alexandre Desplat
  • The Theory of Everything-Jóhann Jóhannson
  • Gone Girl-Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
  • Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)-Antonio Sanchez
  • Interstellar-Hans Zimmer

Best Screenplay:

  • Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)-Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo
  • Boyhood-Richard Linklater
  • Gone Girl-Gillian Flynn
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel-Wes Anderson
  • The Imitation Game-Graham Moore

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture:

  • Patricia Arquette-Boyhood
  • Meryl Streep-Into the Woods
  • Keira Knightley-The Imitation Game
  • Emma Stone-Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Jessica Chastain-A Most Violent Year

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:

  • J.K Simmons-Whiplash
  • Edward Norton-Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Mark Ruffalo-Foxcatcher
  • Ethan Hawke-Boyhood
  • Robert Duvall-The Judge

Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy:

  • Amy Adams-Big Eyes
  • Julianne Moore-Maps to the Stars
  • Emily Blunt-Into the Woods
  • Helen Mirren-The Hundred Foot Journey
  • Quevanzhané Wallis-Annie

Best Actress in a Drama:

  • Julianne Moore-Still Alice
  • Reese Witherspoon-Wild
  • Rosamund Pike-Gone Girl
  • Felicity Jones-The Theory of Everything
  • Jennifer Aniston-Cake

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy:

  • Michael Keaton-Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Bill Murray-St. Vincent
  • Ralph Fiennes-The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Joaquin Phoenix-Inherent Vice
  • Christoph Waltz-Big Eyes

Best Actor in a Drama:

  • Eddie Redmayne-The Theory of Everything
  • Benedict Cumberbatch-The Imitation Game
  • Steve Carell-Foxcatcher
  • Jake Gyllenhaal-Nightcrawler
  • David Oyelowo-Selma

Best Director:

  • Richard Linklater-Boyhood
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu-Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Ava Duvernay-Selma
  • Wes Anderson-The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • David Fincher-Gone Girl

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:

Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Into the Woods

The Grand Budapest Hotel

St. Vincent


Best Motion Picture, Drama:



The Imitation Game


The Theory of Everything

The full list of nominees for both the film and television categories can be found by clicking the provided link. The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards will be telecast on NBC on January 11, 2015 and will be hosted for the third time by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.


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