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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Alan's Golden Globe Nominee Predictions 2017

Best movie of 2017 2016
The Golden Globes are voted on by The Hollywood Foreign press, which is an odd bunch of 90 foreign journalists who choose to live in Southern California and nominated and voted for The Martian as Best Motion Picture Comedy last year. Who knows what they think? Well, I might. I have an 87% accuracy rate, so here goes:

Best Motion Picture (Drama) 
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Manchester by the Sea

Spoilers: Any of these "acting performance" films could sneak in: 
Fences, Hidden Figures or Jackie

Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical)
La La Land
Florence Foster Jenkins
The Lobster

20th Century Women
Sing Street

Spoilers: A true comedy such as Hail Caesar, Nice Guys or Deadpool could steal a spot ("Spy" was a best picture nominee last year.)

Best Actor (Drama)

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton, Loving
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Tom Hanks, Sully
Denzel Washington, Fences

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic, Michael Keaton, The Founder, or Chris Pine, Hell or High Water

Best Actress (Drama) 
Amy Adams, Arrival
Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie

Spoiler: They love Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train

Best Actor (Comedy or Musical) 
Warren Beatty, Rules Don’t Apply
Colin Farrell, The Lobster
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Spoiler: Don Cheadle, Miles Ahead

Best Actress (Comedy or Musical)
Kate Beckinsale, Love & Friendship
Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Spoilers: Renee Zellweger, Bridge Jones’s Baby or Hailee Seinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Liam Neeson, Silence
Dev Patel, Lion

Spoilers: Kevin Costner, Hidden Figures, Ben Foster, Hell or High Water or Michael Shannon, Nocturnal

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis, Fences
Greta Gerwig, 20th Century Women
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Spoilers: Janelle Monae, Hidden Figures or Kate McKinnon, Ghostbusters

Best Director
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Martin Scorsese, Silence
Denzel Washington, Fences

Spoilers: Famous tough guys: Clint Eastwood, Sully or Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water
The Lobster
Manchester by the Sea

Spoilers: La La Land, Jackie, Fences

Best Motion Picture – Animated
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini

Spoilers: Finding Dory, The Red Turtle, or Sausage Party

Best Original Song

Runnin', from Hidden Figures
City of Stars, from La La Land
How Far I’ll Go, from Moana
Go Now, from Sing Street
Can’t Stop the Feeling!, from Trolls (ugh.)

Spoilers: Heathen by Tweny One Pilots, from Suicide Squad

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