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Frost/Nixon, Judi Dench and Cranford Gets Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced early this morning their 2009 Golden Globe Award Nominations for the year ending the December 31, 2008. Frost/Nixon is one of the few new releases films who topped with 5 Golden Globe Award Nominations (Doubt and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button being the other two with 5 noms each) for Motion Pictures Categories. Judi Dench and Cranford earned a total of 3 Nominations for Television Categories, while Keira Knightley and The Duchess got snubbed (for Best Actress and Best Picture noms), its Supporting Actor Ralph Fiennes got at least nominated for Best Supporting Actor category in a Motion Picture.


Here are the list of the 66th Golden Globe Nominations for Frost/Nixon, Judi Dench/Cranford, and The Duchess' only nomination for Best Supporting actor...


MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES

Frost/Nixon



***UPDATE!***

Read here: Director Ron Howard Reacts to Golden Globe Nomination!

  • BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA


"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
"Frost/Nixon"
"The Reader"
"Revolutionary Road"
"Slumdog Millionaire"







  • BEST DIRECTOR
Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Stephen Daldry, "The Reader"
David Fincher, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Ron Howard, "Frost/Nixon"
Sam Mendes, "Revolutionary Road"

  • BEST DRAMATIC ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio, "Revolutionary Road"
Frank Langella, "Frost/Nixon"
Sean Penn, "Milk"
Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"


  • BEST SCREENPLAY
Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire"
David Hare, "The Reader"
Peter Morgan, "Frost/Nixon"
Eric Roth, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
John Patrick Shanley, "Doubt"

  • BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Alexandre Desplat, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Clint Eastwood, "Changeling"
James Newton Howard, "Defiance"
Hans Zimmer, "Frost/Nixon"
A.R. Rahman, "Slumdog Millionaire"


The Duchess

  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tom Cruise, "Tropic Thunder"
Robert Downey Jr., "Tropic Thunder"
Ralph Fiennes, "The Duchess"
Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Doubt"
Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"









TELEVISION CATEGORIES

Cranford

  • BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
"Cranford"
"Bernard & Doris"
"John Adams"
"A Raisin in the Sun"
"Recount"



  • BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Judi Dench, "Cranford"
Laura Linney, "John Adams"
Catherine Keener, "An American Crime"
Shirley MacLaine, "Coco Chanel"
Susan Sarandon, "Bernard & Doris"



  • BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Eileen Atkins, "Cranford"
Laura Dern, "Recount"
Melissa George, "In Treatment"
Rachel Griffiths, "Brothers & Sisters"
Dianne Wiest, "In Treatment"



Also, worth mentioning here is Becoming Jane's Anne Hathaway for her Best Dramatic Actress Nomination in a Motion Picture Category for her new film Rachel Getting Married, which has been getting some rave reviews, critics acclaim for Anne's peformance, and of course, had been getting an early Oscar buzz (much like for Frost/Nixon and Keira Knightley/The Duchess)...In fact, Anne just won Best Actress for The National Board of Review Awards.

  • BEST DRAMATIC ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"
Angelina Jolie, "Changeling"
Meryl Streep, "Doubt"
Kristin Scott Thomas, "I've Loved You So Long"
Kate Winslet, "Revolutionary Road"


Read Anne Hathaway: Nice to Be 'Singled Out' at Globes.


For a complete list of the 2009 Golden Globe Nominations, click here.

The 2009 Golden Globe Awards will be on January 11th, 2009 and airs on NBC at 8 PM. Meanwhile, the Oscar Nominations will be announced on January 22nd, 2009.

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