Award Season is Upon Us

I love the Christmas season, but honestly Award Season is really my true favorite time of year!  All the Stars come out in their fabulous attire. The Red Carpet is rolled out.  My absolute two favorite award shows are the Golden Globes and, of course, the  Academy Awards...aka...THE OSCARS!

The Golden Globe nominations came out this past Thursday and they are amazing.  This is the best time of year for movies.  All the best ones usually come out around the end of the calendar year.  American Hustle has a lot of nominations: actor, actress, supporting actor and actress, director, and screenplay.  Tom Hanks is nominated for Captain Phillips.  Leonardo DiCaprio is nominated for The Wolf of Wall Street.  Sandra Bullock has a nomination for Gravity.  The are movies nominated that I haven't seen and there are some that I haven't even heard of!  I've got some movie watching to do.

The GREAT thing about the Golden Globes is that Television is also involved.  There are some great shows out there. Thank The Lord I have Hulu and Netflix.  House of Cards received at least three nominations: best actor (Kevin Spacey), actress, and TV drama. The Good Wife, Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, and so many more.

I have the list of my favorite movie categories for you below.  Normally, I would highlight who I think is going to win, but since I still have a few movies to see, I will save that for later!


Best Motion Picture - Drama
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Cate Blanchette - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena
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 Redford - All Is Lost

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Julie Delpy - Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig - Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Enough 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 Issac - 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 Bruhl - Rush
Bradley Cooper - American Hustle
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

For a full list go to HERE to the LA Times


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