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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Ava Duvernay Makes History With Golden Globe Nomination

According to the YBF, The 2015 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. The announcements were made at The Beverly Hilton Hotel by Paula Patton.  Among the nominees are "House of Lies" star Don Cheadle, "How To Get Away With Murder" star Viola Davis and SELMA star David Oyelowo and John Legend and Common ("Best Original Song").  Unfortunatey, "Scandal" was shut out.  SELMA director Ava DuVernay landed in the BEST MOTION PICTURE - Drama category and the BEST DIRECTOR field, making her the FIRST Black Female Director to land the latter honor.  Check out the list below.

DRAMA – ACTRESS
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Ruth Wilson, The Affair
Robin Wright, House of Cards
• COMEDY OR MUSICAL SERIES
Girls
Jane the Virgin
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Transparent
• COMEDY OR MUSICAL SERIES – ACTOR
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
• SERIES, TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES – SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Allison Janney, Mom
Michelle Monaghan, True Detective
• BEST MOTION PICTURE, Drama
"Boyhood"
"Foxcatcher"
"The Imitation Game"
"Selma"
"The Theory of Everything"
• BEST ACTOR, Motion Picture, Drama 
Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher"
Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game"
Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler"
David Oyelowo, "Selma" 
Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything"
• BEST ACTRESS, Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy 
Amy Adams, "Big Eyes"
Emily Blunt, "Into the Woods"
Helen Mirren, "The Hundred-Foot Journey"
Julianne Moore, "Maps to the Stars"
Quvenzhané Wallis, "Annie"
• BEST DIRECTOR - Motion Picture
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Alejandro Iñárritu (Birdman)
Ava DuVernay (Selma)
Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
David Fincher (Gone Girl)
•  BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE
“BIG EYES” — BIG EYES
Music by: Lana Del Rey
Lyrics by: Lana Del Rey

“GLORY” — SELMA
Music by: John Legend, Common
Lyrics by: John Legend, Common
“MERCY IS” — NOAH
Music by: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
Lyrics by: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
“OPPORTUNITY” — ANNIE
Music by: Greg Kurstin, Sia Furler, Will Gluck
Lyrics by: Greg Kurstin, Sia Furler, Will Gluck
“YELLOW FLICKER BEAT” — THE HUNGER GAMES:
Music by: LordeMOCKINGJAY – PART 1
Lyrics by: Lorde

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