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Here Are Your 2016 Golden Globes Nominees

Here Are Your 2016 Golden Globes Nominees

It’s tiiiii-iiiime, folks: there’s a chill in the air and a pep in Leonardo DiCaprio‘s step — which can only mean one thing. Awards season is coming! And it all starts with the Golden Globes. So who’s up for this year’s categories? Well, the biggest news ’round these parts is most definitely the runaway, awards season success of George Miller’s epic, Mad Max: Fury Road, nabbing 3 nominations including best picture (oh hell yes). Other big winners in film include Iñárritu’s The Revenant, science-a-palooza stunner The Martian, Amy Schumer’s hilarious Trainwreckand hope-you-didn’t-sleep-on-it comedy from Paul Feig starring Melissa McCarthy, Spy.

We’re also thrilled with the television nominations, which were really all about streaming services Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix alongside prestige cablers Showtime, HBO, and Starz. Over on the acting side of things, we were pleasantly surprised by the nominations, including Rami Malek and Christian Slater for Mr. Robot, and Tobias Menzies and Caitroina Balfe for Outlander. And, of course, we got ourselves a few nominations for Game of Thrones, so basically: we’re pretty pleased overall!

Motion Pictures

Best Drama
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant

Best Comedy
The Big Short
The Martian

Best Director
Todd Haynes, Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott, The Martian

Best Actress in a Drama
Kate Blanchett, Carol
Rooney Mara, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Actor in a Drama
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
Will Smith, Concussion

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy
Matt Damon, The Martian
Steve Carell, The Big Short
Al Pacino, Danny Collins
Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear
Christian Bale, The Big Short

Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
Lily Tomlin, Grandma
Melissa McCarthy, Spy
Maggie Smith, The Lady in the Van

Best Supporting Actress
Jane Fonda, Youth
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Supporting Actor
Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Paul Dano, Love and Mercy

Best Screenplay
Emma Donoghue, Room
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight
Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short
Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs
Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight

Best Foreign Language Film
Son of Saul
The Fencer
Brand New Testament
The Club

Best Animated Feature
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep

Best Original Song
“Love Me Like You Do” from 50 Shades of Grey (Ellie Goulding)
“One Kind of Love” from Love and Mercy (Brian Wilson)
“See You Again” from Furious 7  (Wiz Khalifa)
“Simple Song No. 3” from Youth (Sumi Jo)
“Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre (Sam Smith)

Best Score
The Danish Girl
The Revenant
Inside Out
Mad Max: Fury Road


Best TV Comedy or Musical
Casual (Hulu)
Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon)
Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Transparent (Amazon)
Veep (HBO)

Best TV Drama
Empire (Fox)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Mr. Robot (USA Network)
Narcos (Netflix)
Outlander (Starz)

Best Actress in a TV Drama
Taraji P. Henson, Empire (Fox)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)
Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander (Starz)
Eva Green, Penny Dreadful (Showtime)

Best Actor in a TV Drama
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan (Showtime)
Wagner Moura, Narcos (Netflix)
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)

Best Actress in a TV Comedy
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens
Julia Louis Dreyfus, Veep
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Lilly Tomlin, Grace & Frankie

Best Actor in a TV Comedy
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon)
Aziz Ansari, Master of None (Netflix)
Rob Lowe, The Grinder (Fox)
Will Forte, Last Man on Earth (Fox)
Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk (Starz)
Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle (Netflix)

Best Miniseries or TV Movie
American Crime
American Horror Story: Hotel
Flesh and Bone
Wolf Hall

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie, Drama
Catroina Balfe, Outlander
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Eva Green, Penny Dreadful
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie, Comedy
Queen Latifah, Bessie (HBO)
Felicity Huffman, American Crime (ABC)
Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Sarah Hay, Flesh and Bone (Starz)
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo (FX)

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero (HBO)
Patrick Wilson, Fargo (FX)
Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)
David Oyelowo, Nightingale (HBO)
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall (PBS)

Best Supporting Actress in a TV Show, Miniseries, or TV Movie
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Regina King, American Crime
Judith Light, Transparent
Maura Tierney, The Affair

Best Supporting Actor in a TV Show, Miniseries, or TV Movie
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
Ben Mendelson, Bloodline
Tobias Menzies, Outlander
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot


What do you think of the nominees? Let us know in the comments!

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