The Artist Leads 2011 Golden Globe Nominations With Six Bids

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Jean Dujardin and Missi Pyle in The Artist

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Silent film is taking over Hollywood’s awards scene. The silent-era tale “The Artist” heads the Golden Globes with six nominations, among them best comedy or musical and acting honors for its French stars, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo.

Tied for second-place in Thursday’s nominations are the 1960s racial tale “The Help” and George Clooney’s Hawaiian family story “The Descendants.” See the rest of the nominees below.


Best drama:

“The Help”; “The Descendants”;”Hugo”;”The Ides of March”; “Moneyball”; “War Horse.”

Best drama actor:

George Clooney, “The Descendants”; Leonard DiCaprio, “J. Edgar”; Michael Fassbender, “Shame”; Ryan Gosling, “The Ides of March”; Brad Pitt, “Moneyball.”

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Best drama actress:

Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”; Viola Davis, “The Help”; Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”; Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”; Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”

Best director:

Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”; George Clooney, “The Ides of March”; Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”; Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”; Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.”

Best comedy or musical film:

“50/50,” ”The Artist,” ”Bridesmaids,” ”Midnight in Paris” and “My Week With Marilyn.”

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Best actor in a comedy or musical film:

Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”; Brendan Gleeson, “The Guard”; Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “50/50”; Ryan Gosling, “Crazy, Stupid, Love”; Owen Wilson,” ”Midnight in Paris.”

Best actress in a comedy or musical film:

Jodie Foster, “Carnage”; Charlize Theron, “Young Adult”; Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”; Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”; Kate Winslet, “Carnage.”

Best supporting actor:

Kenneth Branagh, “My Week with Marilyn”; Albert Brooks, “Drive”; Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”; Viggo Mortensen, “A Dangerous Method”; Christopher Plummer, “Beginners.”

Best supporting actress:

Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”; Jessica Chastain, “The Help”; Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”; Octavia Spencer, “The Help”; Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants.”

Best foreign language film:

“The Flowers of War,” ”In the Land of Blood and Honey,” ”The Kid with a Bike,” ”A Separation,” ”The Skin I Live In.”

Best animated film:

“Rango,” ”The Adventures of Tintin,” ”Puss and Boots,” ”Cars 2″ and “Arthur Christmas.”

Best screenplay:

Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”; George Clooney, Grand Heslov, Beau Willimon, “The Ides of March”; Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”; Alexander Payne, Nat Faxwon, Jim Rash, “The Descendants”; Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, “Moneyball.”

Best original Score:

Ludovic Bource, “The Artist”; Abel Korzeniowski, “W.E.”; Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”; Howard Shore, “Hugo”; John Williams, “War Horse.”

Best original Song:

“Hello Hello” (music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin), “Gnomeo & Juliet”; “The Keeper” (music and lyrics by Chris Cornell), “Machine Gun Preacher”; “Lay Your Head Down” (music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close), “Albert Nobbs”; “The Living Proof” (music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr., lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas), “The Help”; “Masterpiece” (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry), “W.E.”


Best television drama series:

“American Horror Story,” ”Boardwalk Empire,” ”Boss,” ”Game of Thrones,” ”Homeland.”

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Best actor in a television drama series:

Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”; Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”; Kelsey Grammer, “Boss”; Jeremy Irons, “The Borgias”; and Damian Lewis, “Homeland.”

Best actress in a television drama series:

Claire Danes, “Homeland”; Mireille Enos, “The Killing”; Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”; Madeleine Stowe, “Revenge”; and Callie Thorne, “Necessary Roughness.”

Best comedy series:

“Enlightened,” “Episodes,” “Glee,” “Modern Family.” “New Girl.”

Best actor in a television comedy series:

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”; David Duchovny, “Californication”; Johnny Galecki, “The Big Bang Theory”; Thomas Jane, “Hung” and Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes.”

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Best actress in a television comedy series:

Lauren Dern, “Enlightenment”; Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”; Tina Fey, “30 Rock”; Laura Linney, “The Big C”; Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation.”

Supporting actor:

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones;” Paul Giamatti, “Too Big to Fail;” Guy Pearce, “Mildred Pierce;” Tim Robbins, “Cinema Verite;” Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family.”

Supporting actress:

Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story;” Kelly Macdonald, “Boardwalk Empire;” Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey;” Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family;” Evan Rachel Wood, “Mildred Pierce.”

Best movie or miniseries:

Cinema Verite, Downton Abbey, The Hour, Mildred Pierce, Too Big to Fail.

The Golden Globes will be presented Jan. 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, televised live by NBC and hosted by Ricky Gervais.