2009 Golden Globes Nominations

The 67th Annual Golden Globe awards are held in January, but in the early hours of this morning their much anticipated nominations list was announced with “Up in the Air” leading the pack with six nominations including Best Picture.

Also scoring well were “Nine” with five nominations; “Avatar” and “Inglourious Basterds” with four; and “The Hurt Locker”, “Inglourious Basterds,” “Invictus,” “It’s Complicated,” “Precious” and “A Single Man” with three.

Amongst the more notable inclusions were double nominations for Meryl Streep, Matt Damon and Sandra Bullock. Streep competes with herself in the same ‘Best Actress – Comedy’ category for her work in “Julie and Julia” and “It’s Complicated”. Damon scored a nom for ‘Best Actor – Comedy’ with “The Informant” and ‘Best SUpporting Actor – Drama” with “Invictus”. Bullock scored ‘Best Actress’ noms in both the dramatic (“The Blind Side”) and comedic (“The Proposal”) categories.

Best Motion Picture – Drama
“The Hurt Locker”
“Inglourious Basterds”
“Up in the Air”

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
“(500) Days of Summer”
“The Hangover”
“It’s Complicated”
“Julie and Julia”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama
Emily Blunt for “The Young Victoria”
Sandra Bullock for “The Blind Side”
Helen Mirren for “The Last Station”
Carey Mulligan for “An Education”
Gabourey Sidibe for “Precious”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama
Jeff Bridges for “Crazy Heart”
George Clooney for “Up in the Air”
Colin Firth for “A Single Man”
Morgan Freeman for “Invictus”
Tobey Maguire for “Brothers”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
Sandra Bullock for “The Proposal”
Marion Cotillard for “Nine”
Julia Roberts for “Duplicity”
Meryl Streep for “Julie & Julia”
Meryl Streep for “it’s Complicated”

Best Actor In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
Matt Damon for ” The Informant”
Daniel Day Lewis for “Nine”
Robert Downey Jr. for “Sherlock Holmes”
Joe Gordon Levitt for “500 Days of Summer”
Michael Stuhlbarg for “A Serious Man”

Best Animated Feature Film
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”
“Fantastic Mr. Fox”
“The Princess and the Frog”

Best Foreign Language Film
“A Prophet”
“Broken Embraces”
“The Maid”
“The White Ribbon”

Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture
Penelope Cruz for “Nine”
Vera Farminga for “Up in the Air”
Anna Kendrick for “Up in the Air”
Monique for “Precious”
Julianne Moore for “A Single Man”

Best Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture
Matt Damon for “Invictus”
Woody Harrelson for “The Messenger”
Christopher Plummer for “The Last Station”
Stanley Tucci for “The Lovely Bones”
Christoph Waltz for “Inglourious Basterds

Best Director – Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow for “The Hurt Locker”
James Cameron for “Avatar”
Clint Eastwood for “Invictus”
Jason Reitman for “Up in the Air”
Quentin Tarantino for “Inglourious Basterds”

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Neill Blomkampt & Terri Tatchell for “District 9”
Mark Boal for “The Hurt Locker”
Nancy Meyers for “it’s Complicated”
Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner for “Up in the Air”
Quentin Tarantino for “Inglourious Basterds”

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Michael Giacchino for “Up”
Marvin Hamlisch for “The Informant”
James Horner for “Avatar”
Abel Krozeniowski for “A Single Man”
Karen O. and Carter Burwell for “Where the Wild Things Are”

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Cinema Italiano” from “Nine”
“I Want To Come Home” from “Everybody’s Fine”
“I See You” from “Avatar”
“The Weary Kind” from “Crazy Heart”
“Winter” from “Brothers”