Golden Globes 2016: Award Nominees & Winner Predictions

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It’s time for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards and there are many big stars nominated for awards. The recipient for the Cecil B. DeMille Award this year is Denzel Washington and Ricky Gervais has returned as show host. The Golden Globes brings together movies and television, gathering your favorite small screen and big screen actors. Check out all the nominees below in addition to our predicted winners and top picks in italics. We will update this post during the event with the actual winners. So, who do you think is sure to win this year?


Best Motion Picture – Drama
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant ***ACTUAL WINNER

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
The Big Short
The Martian ***ACTUAL WINNER
**We highlighted two because we think The Big Short may win, though Trainwreck is our favorite. On the other hand, The Martian has been getting rave reviews …

Best Performance in a Motion Picture Drama – Actor
Bryan Cranston – Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant as Hugh Glass ***ACTUAL WINNER
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl as Lili Elbe / Einar Wegener
Will Smith – Concussion as Dr. Bennet Omalu
**It is Leonardo DiCaprio’s time, though there’s a chance that Eddie Redmayne may swoop in once again.

Best Performance in a Motion Picture Drama – Actress
Cate Blanchett – Carol as Carol Aird
Brie Larson – Room as Joy “Ma” Newsome ***ACTUAL WINNER
Rooney Mara – Carol as Therese Belivet
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn as Eilis Lacey
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener

Best Performance in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy – Actor
Christian Bale – The Big Short as Michael Burry
Steve Carell – The Big Short as Mark Baum
Matt Damon – The Martian as Mark Watney ***ACTUAL WINNER
Al Pacino – Danny Collins as Danny Collins
Mark Ruffalo – Infinitely Polar Bear as Cam Stuart

Best Performance in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy – Actress
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy as Joy Mangano ***ACTUAL WINNER
Melissa McCarthy – Spy as Susan Cooper / Carol Jenkins / Penny Morgan
Amy Schumer – Trainwreck as Amy Townsend
Maggie Smith – The Lady in the Van as Miss Mary Shepherd / Margaret Fairchild
Lily Tomlin – Grandma as Elle Reid
**There is a chance that Amy Schumer’s amazing friend Jennifer Lawrence may take the win.

Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Supporting Actor
Paul Dano – Love & Mercy as young Brian Wilson
Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation as Commandant
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies as Rudolf Abel
Michael Shannon – 99 Homes as Rick Carver
Sylvester Stallone – Creed as Rocky Balboa ***ACTUAL WINNER
**Stallone is our personal favorite this year as we are huge Rocky fans.

Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Supporting Actress
Jane Fonda – Youth as Brenda Morel
Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue
Helen Mirren – Trumbo as Hedda Hopper
Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina as Ava
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs as Joanna Hoffman ***ACTUAL WINNER

Best Director
Todd Haynes – Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant ***ACTUAL WINNER
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott – The Martian
**Tom McCarthy has a good chance at winning the award as well.

Best Screenplay
Emma Donoghue – Room
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer – Spotlight
Charles Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short
Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs ***ACTUAL WINNER
Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight
**We highlighted two movies for best screenplay because we feel it’s a toss up between the two. Who do you think will take the win?

Best Original Score
Carter Burwell – Carol
Alexandre Desplat – The Danish Girl
Ennio Morricone – The Hateful Eight ***ACTUAL WINNER
Daniel Pemberton – Steve Jobs
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto – The Revenant
**We are up in the air with this one, but wanted to throw The Danish Girl a bone.

Best Original Song
“Love Me like You Do” (Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Tove Lo,
Ilya Salmanzadeh) – Fifty Shades of Grey
“One Kind of Love” (Brian Wilson, Scott Bennett) – Love & Mercy
“See You Again” (DJ Frank E, Andrew Cedar, Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa) – Furious 7
“Simple Song #3” (David Lang) – Youth
“Writing’s on the Wall” (Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes) – Spectre ***ACTUAL WINNER
**There are multiple favorites for us in this category, but we are taking the sentimental route with “See You Again” in honor of the late Paul Walker.

Best Animated Feature Film
The Good Dinosaur
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Foreign Language Film
The Brand New Testament (Belgium/France/Luxembourg)
The Club (Chile)
The Fencer (Finland/Germany/Estonia)
Mustang (France)
Son of Saul (Hungary) ***ACTUAL WINNER


Best Series – Drama
Game of Thrones

Best Series – Musical or Comedy
Mozart in the Jungle ***ACTUAL WINNER
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley

Best Performance in a Television Series Drama – Actor
Jon Hamm – Mad Men as Don Draper ***ACTUAL WINNER
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot as Elliot Alderson
Wagner Moura – Narcos as Pablo Escobar
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul as James Morgan “Jimmy” McGill
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan as Ray Donovan

Best Performance in a Television Series Drama – Actress
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander as Claire Fraser
Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder as Prof. Annalise Keating, J.D.
Eva Green – Penny Dreadful as Vanessa Ives (Winner)
Taraji P. Henson – Empire as Loretha “Cookie” Lyon ***ACTUAL WINNER
Robin Wright – House of Cards as Claire Underwood

Best Performance in a Television Series Musical or Comedy – Actor
Aziz Ansari – Master of None as Dev Shah
Gael García Bernal – Mozart in the Jungle as Rodrigo de Souza ***ACTUAL WINNER
Rob Lowe – The Grinder as Dean Sanderson, Jr.
Patrick Stewart – Blunt Talk as Walter Blunt
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent as Maura Pfefferman

Best Performance in a Television Series Musical or Comedy – Actress
Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as Rebecca Bunch ***ACTUAL WINNER
Jamie Lee Curtis – Scream Queens as Dean Cathy Munsch
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep as President Selina Meyer
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin as Jane Gloriana Villanueva
Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie as Frankie Bergstein

Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film – Actor
Idris Elba – Luther as DCI John Luther
Oscar Isaac – Show Me a Hero as Nick Wasicsko
David Oyelowo – Nightingale as Peter Snowden
Mark Rylance – Wolf Hall as Thomas Cromwell
Patrick Wilson – Fargo as State Trooper Lou Solverson

Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film – Actress
Kirsten Dunst – Fargo as Peggy Blomquist
Lady Gaga – American Horror Story: Hotel as Elizabeth Johnson / The Countess ***ACTUAL WINNER
Sarah Hay – Flesh and Bone as Claire Robbins
Felicity Huffman – American Crime as Barbara “Barb” Hanlon
Queen Latifah – Bessie as Bessie Smith
**We highlighted two actresses because our personal favorite is Lady Gaga, but Queen Latifah is amazing as “Bessie.”

Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film – Supporting Actor
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife as Eli Gold
Damian Lewis – Wolf Hall as King Henry VIII
Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline as Danny Rayburn
Tobias Menzies – Outlander as Frank Randall / Jonathan “Black Jack” Randall
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot as Mr. Robot ***ACTUAL WINNER
**Christian Slater is our longtime crush, so whether he wins or not, he will always have our vote … but we do have a soft spot for Alan Cumming.

Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film – Supporting Actress
Uzo Aduba – Orange Is the New Black as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren
Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey as Anna Bates
Regina King – American Crime as Aliyah Shadeed
Judith Light – Transparent as Shelly Pfefferman
Maura Tierney – The Affair as Helen Solloway ***ACTUAL WINNER

Best Miniseries or Television Film
American Crime
American Horror Story: Hotel
Flesh and Bone
Wolf Hall
**We think Fargo will win, but our personal favorite in American Horror Story: Hotel this year.

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