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2014 Golden Globe predictions

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The Golden Globes are Hollywood’s biggest party, and the second biggest award show of the season. The Globes aren’t much of an indicator for Oscars, but they have embraced that and often have some fun picks. And then they have certain nominations that leave you scratching your head. Fortunately, there should be very little of the latter this year as both the drama and comedy/musical section of the Globes have a glutton of quality films to choose from.

So, without further analysis or delay, here are my predictions for Thursday morning’s Golden Globe Nominations:

Best Screenplay

12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
Blue Jasmine
Before Midnight
Inside Llewyn Davis

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
Julie Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Best Supporting Actor

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Saving Mr. Banks
Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actor Comedy/Musical

Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
James Gandolfini – Enough Said
Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix – Her

Best Actress Comedy/Musical

Amy Adams – American Hustle
Julie Delpy – Before Midnight
Scarlett Johansson – Don Jon
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Best Actor Drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford – All is Lost
Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Best Actress Drama

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue is the Warmest Color
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
Joel and Ethan Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Picture Comedy/Musical

American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Picture Drama

12 Years a Slave
Blue Jasmine
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Saving Mr. Banks

Breakdown

12 Years a Slave – 6
American Hustle – 6
Inside Llewyn Davis – 4
The Wolf of Wall Street - 4
Blue Jasmine – 3
Gravity – 3
Nebraska – 3
Saving Mr. Banks - 3
August: Osage County – 2
Before Midnight – 2
Captain Phillips – 2
Dallas Buyers Club – 2
Enough Said – 2
Her – 2
Lee Daniels’ The Butler – 2
All is Lost – 1
Blue is the Warmest Color – 1
Don Jon – 1
Philomena – 1

Be sure to check back here on Thursday morning as the official nominations are posted.

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