Site icon San Francisco News

“Carol” Leads Pack Of Golden Globe Nominations

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are nominated for a Golden Globe award for their work in the drama "Carol."

BEVERLY HILLS—It’s that time of year again: AWARDS SEASON! This week kicked off the nominations for the Grammys and Screen Actors Guild Awards, but on Thursday, December 10 the precursor to Oscar, the Golden Globe nominees were announced.

Wednesday we were treated to the SAG Award nominations which were full of surprises, let’s just say the Globes were just as interesting in both the film and television arena.

Leading the pack of all nominees was the movie “Carol” with a total of 5 nominations. Competing in the race of Best Motion Picture – Drama include “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Revenant,” “Room” and “Spotlight.” Interesting to see “Mad Max: Fury Road” nabbing nominations in the Best Picture and Best Director race and is looking to become a very strong contender in the Oscar race.

Dare I say it, Charlize Theron for a Best Actress nomination? On the TV side of things it was a mix boat of series leading the race including “American Crime,” “Mr. Robot,” “Fargo,” “Transparent” and “Outlander.” A list of 2016 nominees for the Golden Globe Awards are listed below:

Best Director

-Todd Haynes “Carol”

-Tom McCarthy “Spotlight”

-George Miller “Mad Max: Fury Road”

-Alejandro G. Inarritu “The Revenant”

-Ridley Scott “The Martian”

Best Screenplay

– Emma Donoghue “Room”

-Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer “Spotlight”

-Charles Randolph & Adam McKay “The Big Short”

-Aaron Sorkin “Steve Jobs”

-Quentin Tarantino “The Hateful Eight”

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

-“The Big Short”

-“The Martian”




Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama

-Cate Blanchett “Carol”

-Brie Larson “Room”

-Rooney Mara “Carol”

-Saoirse Ronan “Brooklyn”

-Alicia Vikander “The Danish Girl”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama

-Bryan Cranston “Trumbo”

-Leonardo DiCaprio “The Revenant”

-Michael Fassbender “Steve Jobs”

-Eddie Redmayne “The Danish Girl

-Will Smith “Concussion”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

-Jennifer Lawrence “Joy”

-Amy Schumer “Trainwreck”

-Melissa McCarthy “Spy”

-Maggie Smith “Lady in the Van”

-Lily Tomlin “Grandma”

Will Smith is nominated for his work in the drama “Concussion.”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

-Christian Bale “The Big Short”

-Steve Carell “The Big Short”

-Matt Damon “The Martian”

-Al Pacino “Danny Collins”

-Mark Ruffalo “Infinitely Polar Bear”

Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture

-Helen Mirren “Trumbo”

-Jane Fonda “Youth”

-Jennifer Jason Leigh “The Hateful Eight”

-Alicia Vikander “Ex Machina”

-Kate Winslet “Steve Jobs”

Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture

-Paul Dano “Love & Mercy”

-Idris Elba “Beasts of No Nation”

-Mark Rylance “Bridge of Spies”

-Michael Shannon “99 Homes”

-Sylvester Stallone “Creed”

Best Animated Film

-“The Good Dinosaur”

-“Inside Out”

-“The Peanuts Movie”

-“Shaun the Sheep Movie”


Best Foreign Language Film

-“The Brand New Testament”

-“The Club”

-“The Fencer”


-“Son of Saul”

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

-“Love Me Like You Do” from 50 Shades of Grey

– “One Kind of Love” from Love and Mercy

-“See You Again” from Furious 7

-“Simple Song No. 3” from Youth

– “Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre

Best TV Series – Drama


-“Game of Thrones”

-“Mr. Robot”

-“ Narcos”


Best TV Series – Comedy


-“Mozart in the Jungle”

-“Orange Is the New Black”

-“Silicon Valley”



Best TV Movie or Limited-Series

-“American Crime”

-“American Horror Story: Hotel”


-“Flesh and Bone”

-“Wolf Hall”

Performance By An Actor In A TV Series – Drama

-Jon Hamm “Mad Men”

– Rami Malek “Mr. Robot”

-Wagner Moura “Narcos”

-Bob Odenkirk “Better Call Saul”

-Liev Schreiber “Ray Donovan”

Performance By An Actress In A TV Series – Drama

-Taraji P. Henson “Empire”

-Viola Davis “How to Get Away With Murder”

-Eva Green “Penny Dreadful”

-Robin Wright “House of Cards”

-Caitrona Balfe “Outlander”

Performance By An Actress In A TV Series – Musical Or Comedy

-Rachel Bloom “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

-Jamie Lee Curtis “Scream Queens”

-Julia Louis-Dreyfus “Veep”

-Gina Rodriguez “Jane the Virgin”

-Lily Tomlin “Grace and Frankie”

Performance By An Actor In A TV Series – Musical Or Comedy

-Aziz Ansari “Master of None”

-Gael Garcia Bernal “Mozart In The Jungle”

-Rob Lowe “The Grinder”

-Patrick Stewart “Blunt Talk”

-Jeffrey Tambor “Transparent”

The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be held live from the famed Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 8 p.m. on NBC. Taking over duties as master of ceremonies will be comedian and actor Ricky Gervais who had a few actors squirming in their shoes in the recent years. The event will be televised on NBC starting at 8 p.m.

Exit mobile version