Golden Globes: Nicole Kidman, 'Salmon Fishing' Pepper Kooky List of Noms

If the Oscars are the pedigreed “big dog” of the annual awards season, the Golden Globes would be the scrappy, free-spirited “cat” that doesn’t take itself quite as seriously and, as a result, manages to have a bit more fun with its process.
 
Voted on by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globes honor the finest in movies and television from the previous year. But because they divide their nominees into two categories – Drama and Musical/Comedy – the Globes are able to honor twice as many talents as rival awards programs, meaning more worthy performers are invited to the dance. 
 
This morning, the Globes went with a handful of Oscar frontrunners – Lincoln, Les Miserables and Argo all scored multiple nominations – while also sprinkling support in some unexpected corners. Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, which was blanked by the Screen Actors Guild, returned to the conversation with noms for Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz, as well as Picture, Director and Screenplay. 
 
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, however, surprised many with multiple nominations. And Nicole Kidman continued her improbable march to possible Oscar recognition with a nomination for her over-the-top performance in The Paperboy
 
More often than not, the Globes single out individuals and films that will move on to compete for an Oscar. Sometimes, though, the HFPA is guilty of nominating celebrities they’d like to see in their audience for the televised event, as when the group nominated both Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie from The Tourist
 
Speaking of the show, the Golden Globes will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, giving us two excellent reasons to tune in. The show will be televised live on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
 
Below is the full list of film nominees for the 2013 Golden Globe Awards...
 
*Plus, be sure to check out our new video series featuring predictions and star interviews, The Frontrunners. And get all our awards coverage in our annual Awards Watch!
 
 
Best Picture - Drama
Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty
 
Best Picture - Comedy/Musical
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Miserables
Moonrise Kingdom
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook
 
Best Director
Ben Affleck - Argo
Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained
Ang Lee - Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
 
Best Actress - Drama
Rachel Weisz - The Deep Blue Sea
Helen Mirren - Hitchcock
Naomi Watts - The Impossible
Marion Cotillard - Rust and Bone
Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
 
Best Actor - Drama
Richard Gere - Arbitrage
Denzel Washington - Flight
Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
Joaquin Phoenix - The Master
John Hawkes - The Sessions
 
Best Actress - Comedy/Musical
Judi Dench - Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Meryl Streep - Hope Springs
Maggie Smith - Quartet
Emily Blunt - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
 
Best Actor - Comedy/Musical
Jack Black - Bernie
Bill Murray - Hyde Park on Hudson
Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables
Ewan McGregor - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
 
Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway -  Les Miserables
Sally Field - Lincoln
Amy Adams - The Master
Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy
Helen Hunt - The Sessions
 
Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin - Argo
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
 
Best Screenplay
Chris Terrio - Argo
Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained
Tony Kushner - Lincoln
David O Russell - Silver Linings Playbook
Mark Boal - Zero Dark Thirty
 
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat - Argo
Dario Marianeli - Anna Karenina
Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil - Cloud Atlas
Mychael Danna - Life of Pi
John Williams - Lincoln
 
Best Original Song
Keith Urban - "For You" (Act of Valor)
Taylor Swift - "Safe & Sound" (The Hunger Games)
Hugh Jackman - "Suddenly" (Les Miserables)
Adele - "Skyfall" (Skyfall)
Jon Bon Jovi - "Not Running Anymore" - (Stand Up Guys)
 
Best Animated Feature Film
Brave
Frankenweenie
Hotel Transylvania
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph
 
Best Foreign Film
Amour
The Intouchables
Kon-Tiki
A Royal Affair
Rust & Bone
 
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