AMCi: Golden Globe Nominations Announced

By Alicia Malone December 11, 2014

There was more awards love for ‘Birdman’, with the announcement of the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations this morning.

Actors Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven. Paula Patton and Peter Krause announced the nominees, with Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s movie picking up seven - including Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for Michael Keaton, Best Supporting Actress for Emma Stone, Best Supporting Actor for Edward Norton, and Best Director for Iñárritu.

Richard Linklater was also nominated for Best Director for ‘Boyhood’, which picked up five nominations in total, including Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette in the Best Supporting categories, and Best Motion Picture, Drama.

‘The Imitation Game’ also got five nominations, including Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Best Supporting Actress for Keira Knightley.

The most notable snub was for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’, which didn’t pick up any nominations, and Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’, which only got a nomination for Best Original Score.

And Jake Gyllenhaal (‘Nightcrawler’) and Jennifer Aniston (‘Cake’) picked up another nomination each, after their inclusion in the Screen Actors Guild Awards yesterday.

The full list of the film nominations for the major categories Golden Globe Awards are below:

Best Motion Picture - Drama
"The Imitation Game"
"The Theory of Everything"

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
"The Grand Budapest Hotel"
"Into the Woods"
"St. Vincent"

Best Actress - Drama
Jennifer Aniston, "Cake"
Felicity Jones, "The Theory of Everything"
Julianne Moore, "Still Alice"
Rosamund Pike, "Gone Girl"
Reese Witherspoon, "Wild"

Best Actor - Drama
Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher"
Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game"
David Oyelowo, "Selma"
Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything"
Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler"

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy
Ralph Fiennes, "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Michael Keaton, "Birdman"
Bill Murray, "St. Vincent"
Joaquin Phoenix, "Inherent Vice"
Christoph Waltz, "Big Eyes"

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams, "Big Eyes"
Emily Blunt, "Into the Woods"
Helen Mirren, "The Hundred-Foot Journey"
Julianne Moore, "Maps to the Stars"
Quvenzhane Wallis, "Annie"

Best Supporting Actor
Robert Duvall, "The Judge"
Ethan Hawke, "Boyhood"
Edward Norton, "Birdman"
Mark Ruffalo, "Foxcatcher"
J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash"

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"
Jessica Chastain, "A Most Violent Year"
Emma Stone, "Birdman"
Meryl Streep, "Into the Woods"
Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"

Best Animated Feature 
"Big Hero 6"
"The Book of Life"
"The Boxtrolls"
"How to Train Your Dragon 2"
"The Lego Movie"

Best Director
Wes Anderson, "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Ava DuVernay, "Selma"
David Fincher, "Gone Girl"
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Birdman"
Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"

Who were you surprised to see nominated? Let us know in the comments below!

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