And the nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards are…

Awards season stepped up a gear today as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards, with Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed Presidential biopic Lincoln leading the way with nods in seven categories, including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director (Spielberg) and Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis).

Lincoln will contest the Best Drama award against Argo and Django Unchained (both of which received five nominations apiece), along with Life of Pi and Zero Dark Thirty, while Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Les Miserables, Moonrise Kingdom, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Silving Linings Playbook will contest Bes Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. However, the Best Director award will come from the Drama field, with Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee and Quentin Tarantino all nominated alongside Spielberg.

Switching to the small screen and HBO’s TV movie Game Change received the most nominations with five, while Homeland was the most nominated series, contesting Best TV Series – Drama, Best Actor – Drama (Damien Lewis), Best Actress – Drama (Claire Danes) and Best Supporting Actor (Mandy Patinkin). Homeland is up against Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, The Newsroom and Boardwalk Empire for Best TV Series – Drama, while the nominees for Best TV Series – Comedy are The Big Bang Theory, Episodes, Girls, Modern Family and Smash.

You can check out all the nominations here…

Film Awards…

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
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 Actor – Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Richard Gere, Arbitrage
Denzel Washington, The Flight
John Hawkes, The Sessions

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on the Hudson
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Jack Black, Bernie

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 Actress – Musical or Comedy
Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Judi Dench, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Maggie Smith, Quartet
Meryl Steep, Hope Springs

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, Argo
Leonardo Di Caprio, Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Hope Springs
Christophe Waltz, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy
Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty
Django Unchained
Silver Linings Playbook

Best Original Score
Life of Pi
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas

Best Original Song
Safe and Sound, The Hunger Games,
Skyfall, Skyfall
Suddenly, Les Miserables
Not Running Anymore, Stand Up Guys
For You, Brave

Best Foreign Language Film
Rust and Bone,
The Untouchables
A Royal Affair

Best Animated Feature
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck It Ralph
Hotel Transylvania

Cecil B DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award
Jodie Foster

Television Awards…

Best TV Series – Drama
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Newsroom
Boardwalk Empire

Best TV Series – Comedy
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family

Best Miniseries or Motion Picture made for TV
Game Change
The Girl
The Hour
Hatfields & McCoys
Political Animals

Best Actor – Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Actress – Drama
Connie Britton, Nashville
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Best Actor – Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis CK, Louie
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress – Comedy
Zoey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Lena Dunham, Girls
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Best Actor – Miniseries or Motion Picture made for TV
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Toby Jones, The Girl
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gelhorn

Best Actress – Miniseries or Motion Picture made for TV
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gelhorn
Sienna Miller, The Girl
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

Best Supporting Actor
Ed Harris, Game Change
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Danny Huston, Magic City
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville

The winners of the 70th Golden Globe Awards will be announced on Sunday, January 13th, 2013.

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