Golden Globe Picks


Awards season comes to TV tonight with the annual Golden Globe Awards. Below are my fearless picks for the night.

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
“Casual”
“Mozart In the Jungle”
“Orange Is the New Black”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent”
“Veep”
Will Win: Transparent
Should Win: Silicon Valley

Best Television Series – Drama
“Empire”
“Game of Thrones”
“Mr. Robot”
“Narcos”
“Outlander”
Will Win: Mr. Robot
Should Win: Game of Thrones. Mr. Robot is a fine show, but GOT is the best on TV.

Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”
Wagner Moura, “Narcos”
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
Will and Should Win: Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Best Actress in a TV Series – Drama
Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander”
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”
Eva Green, “Penny Dreadful”
Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”
Will Win: Viola Davis, "How to Get Away With Murder"
Should Win: Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"

Best Actor in a TV series – Comedy or Musical
Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
Gael Garcia Bernal,” Mozart in the Jungle”
Rob Lowe, “The Grinder”
Patrick Stewart, “Blunt Talk”
Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
Will Win: Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent"

Best Actress in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical
Rachel Bloom, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
Jamie Lee Curtis, “Scream Queens”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin”
Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”
Will Win: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "VEEP"

Best Miniseries or TV Movie
“American Crime”
“American Horror Story: Hotel”
“Fargo”
“Flesh and Bone”
“Wolf Hall”
Will and Should Win: Fargo

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Idris Elba, “Luther”
Oscar Isaac, “Show Me a Hero”
David Oyelowo, “Nightingale”
Mark Rylance, “Wolf Hall”
Patrick Wilson, “Fargo”
Will Win: Oscar Isaac, "Show Me A Hero"

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”
Lady Gaga, “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Sarah Hay, “Flesh and Bone”
Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Queen Latifah, “Bessie”
Will Win: Lady Gaga, "American Horror Story: Hotel"
Should Win: Felicity Huffman, "American Crime"

Best Actor in a Supporting Role on TV
Alan Cumming, “The Good Wife”
Damian Lewis, “Wolf Hall”
Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
Tobias Menzies, “Outlander”
Christian Slater, “Mr. Robot”
Will Win: Ben Mendelsohn, "Bloodline."

Best Actress in a Supporting Role on TV
Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is the New Black”
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”
Regina King, “American Crime”
Judith Light, “Transparent”
Maura Tierney, “The Affair”
Will Win: Regina King, "American Crime"

Best Picture – Drama
“Carol”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“The Revenant”
“Room”
“Spotlight”
Will Win: The Revenant
Should Win: Spotlight

Best Picture – Musical or Comedy
“The Big Short”
“Joy”
“The Martian”
“Spy”
“Train wreck”
Will and Should Win: The Big Short

Best Actor – Drama
Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”
Will Smith, “Concussion”
Will Win: Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"
Should Win: Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs"

Best Actress – Drama
Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
Brie Larson, “Room”
Rooney Mara, “Carol”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
Will Win: Cate Blanchett, "Carol"
Should Win: Brie Larson, "Room"

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
Steve Carell, “The Big Short”
Matt Damon, “The Martian,”
Al Pacino, “Danny Collins”
Mark Ruffalo, “Infinitely Polar Bear”
Will and Should Win: Matt Damon, "The Martian"

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”
Melissa McCarthy, “Spy”
Amy Schumer, “Trainwreck”
Maggie Smith, “The Lady in the Van”
Lily Tomlin, “Grandma”
Will Win: Amy Schumer, "Trainwreck"
Should Win: Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Paul Dano, “Love and Mercy”
Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
Michael Shannon, “99 Homes”
Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”
Will Win: Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Jane Fonda, “Youth”
Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”
Helen Mirren, “Trumbo”
Alicia Vikander, “Ex Machina”
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”
Will Win: Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"
Should Win: Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

Best Director
Todd Haynes, “Carol”
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “The Revenant”
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”
George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Ridley Scott, “The Martian”
Will Win: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "The Revenant"

Best Screenplay
“Room”
“Spotlight”
“The Big Short”
“Steve Jobs”
“The Hateful Eight”
Will Win: Spotlight

Best Foreign Language Film
“The Brand New Testament” (Luxembourg)
“The Club” (Chile)
“The Fencer” (Finland, Germany, Estonia)
“Mustang” (France)
“Son of Saul” (Hungary)
Will Win: Son of Saul

Best Animated Feature Film
“Anomalisa”
“The Good Dinosaur”
“Inside Out”
“The Peanuts Movie”
“Shaun the Sheep Movie”
Will Win: Inside Out

Best Original Score
“Carol”
“The Danish Girl”
“The Hateful Eight”
“Steve Jobs”
“The Revenant”
Will Win: The Hateful Eight

Best Original Song
“Love Me Like You Do,” “Fifty Shades of Grey”
“One Kind of Love,” “Love and Mercy”
“See You Again,” “Furious 7”
“Simple Song No 3,” “Youth”
“Writing’s On the Wall,” “Spectre”
Will Win: See You Again, "Furious 7"

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