MUMBAI: The nominations for the 69th Golden Globe Awards 2012 are out.
Films that have been nominated for Nest Motion Pictures-Drama are: The Descendants, The Help, Hugo,The Ides of March, Moneyball and War Horse.
Nominations for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama have gone to Glenn Close for Albert Nobbs, Viola Davis for The Help, Rooney Mara for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady and Tilda Swinton for We Need to Talk About Kevin.
Nominations for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama have been bagged by George Clooney for The Descendants, Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar, Michael Fassbender for Shame, Ryan Gosling for The Ides of March and Brad Pitt for Moneyball.
Films that have been nominated as Best Motion Picture -- Comedy or Musical are 50/50, The Artist, Bridesmaids, Midnight in Paris and My Week With Marilyn.
Actresses who have been nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture -- Comedy or Musical are
Jodie Foster for Carnage, Charlize Theron for Young Adult
Kristen Wiig for Bridesmaids, Michelle Williams for My Week With Marilyn and Kate Winslet for Carnage.
Actors who have been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -- Comedy or musical category are Jean Dujardin for The Artist, Brendan Gleeson for The Guard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt for 50/50, Ryan Gosling for Crazy, Stupid, Love and Owen Wilson for Midnight in Paris.
Directors nominated as Best Director are Woody Allen for Midnight in Paris, George Clooney for The Ides of March, Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist, Alexander Payne for The Descendants and Martin Scorsese for Hugo.
Other categories for which nominations are also declared are
Best Animated Feature Film, Best Foreign Language Film,
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture,
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture,
Best Screenplay -- Motion Picture,
Best Original Score -- Motion Picture and
Best Original Song -- Motion Picture among many others