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Golden Globe Nominations Led By 'Lincoln,' 'Argo' and 'Django Unchained'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood December 13, 2012 at 11:07AM

Nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced early this morning, with Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" leading the pack with seven nods including Best Picture (Drama), Director, Screenplay, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Supporting Actress (Sally Field) and Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones). "Argo" followed with five, for Best Picture (Drama) Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin) and Score (Alexandre Desplat). In a surprise turn, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" also landed five nominations -- Best Picture (Drama), Tarantino for Director and Screenplay and two Supporting Actor nods for Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio.
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Nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced early this morning, with Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" leading the pack with seven nods including Best Picture (Drama), Director, Screenplay, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Supporting Actress (Sally Field) and Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones). "Argo" followed with five, for Best Picture (Drama) Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin) and Score (Alexandre Desplat). In a surprise turn, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" also landed five nominations -- Best Picture (Drama), Tarantino for Director and Screenplay and two Supporting Actor nods for Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio.

The Weinsteins cleaned up with 15 nominations over six films: "Django Unchained," "The Master," "Quartet," "Silver Linings Playbook," "The Intouchables" and "Kon-Tiki."

Full list is below. Analysis is here.

Complete list of nominees:

BEST PICTURE: DRAMA

Argo

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty

BEST PICTURE: COMEDY OR MUSICAL

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Les Miserables

Moonrise Kingdom

Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR

Ben Affleck, Argo

Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

BEST ACTRESS: DRAMA

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

Helen Mirren, Hitchcock

Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

BEST ACTOR: DRAMA

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Richard Gere, Arbitrage

John Hawkes, The Sessions

Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST ACTRESS: COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Maggie Smith, Quartet

Meryl Streep, Hope Springs

BEST ACTOR: COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Jack Black, Bernie

Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams, The Master

Sally Field, Lincoln

Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Alan Arkin, Argo

Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained

Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Amour

A Royal Affair

The Intouchables

Kon-Tiki

Rust and Bone

BEST SCREENPLAY

Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty

Tony Kushner, Lincoln

Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Chris Terrio, Argo

David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Dario Marianelli, Anna Karenina

Alexandre Desplat, Argo

Tom Tyker, Johnny Klimek & Reinhold Heil, Cloud Atlas

Michael Danna, Life of Pi

John Williams, Lincoln

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Brave

Frankenweenie

Hotel Transylvania

Rise of the Guardians

Wreck-It-Ralph

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

"For You" (Act of Valor)

"Not Running Anymore" (Stand Up Guys)

"Safe and Sound" (The Hunger Games)

"Skyfall" (Skyfall)

"Suddenly" (Les Miserables)

This article is related to: Awards, Golden Globes, Lincoln, Django Unchained, Awards, Oscars, The Weinstein Co.


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.