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Thursday, December 15, 2011

2011 Golden Globes - What's Was Your Favorite Movie of the Year?

What a great year it's been for the movies. I've been anxiously awaiting December, not just for Christmas, but for so many of the best films of the year to roll out. What are your favorites? I've got a few films to see still.

Today the Golden Globe nominations were announced. (Click the link for complete list of nominations.) We've got one month to catch these films as the winners will be presented awards on January 15, 2012.

Best Motion Picture - Drama  
  • The Decendants, Ad Hominem Enterprises; Fox Searchlight Pictures (Also nominated George Clooney for Best Actor in a Drama)
  • The Help, DreamWorks Pictures, Participant Media; Touchstone Pictures (Also nominated Viola Davis for Best Actress in a Drama)
  • Hugo, Paramount Pictures presents a GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures
  • The Ides Of March, Columbia Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media Group, Crystal City Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing (Also nominated Ryan Gosling for Best Actor in a Drama)
  • Moneyball, Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing International (Also nominated Brad Pitt for Best Actor in a Drama)
  • War Horse, DreamWorks Pictures; Touchstone Pictures
Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
  • 50/50, Summit Entertainment and Mandate Pictures; Summit Entertainment (Also nominated Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Best Actor in a Comedy)
  • The Artist, a La Petite Reine - Studio 37 - La Classe Americaine - JD Prod- France3 Cinema - Jouror Production-uFilms coproduction; The Weinstein Company (Also nominated Jean Dujardin for Best Actor in a Comedy)
  • Bridesmaids, Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions; Universal Pictures (Also nominated Kristen Wiig for Best Actress in a Comedy)
  • Midnight In Paris, A Mediapro, Versatil Cinema & Gravier Production; Sony Pictures Classics (Also nominated Owen Wilson for Best Actor in a Comedy)
  • My Week With Marilyn, The Weinstein Company; The Weinstein Company (Also nominated Michelle Williams for Best Actress in a Comedy)
Unlike the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes break feature films into two categories -- Drama and Comedy or Musical. Academy nominations will be announced on January 24th.