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GOLDEN GLOBES 2015

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The Imitation Game leads European charge at Golden Globe nominations

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- European films dominate foreign language category

The Imitation Game leads European charge at Golden Globe nominations
The Imitation Game by Morten Tyldum

UK/US coproduction The Imitation Game [+see also:
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leads the European challenge at the nominations for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards with five nods. The film is nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Benedict Cumberbatch for Best Actor – Drama, Keira Knightley for Best Supporting Actress, Alexandre Desplat for Best Original Score and Graham Moore for Best Screenplay.

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UK production The Theory of Everything [+see also:
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is close behind with four nods including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Felicity Jones Best Actress – Drama, Eddie Redmayne Best Actor – Drama, and Jóhann Jóhannsson Best Original Score. UK/US coproduction Selma also has four nominations for Best Motion Picture – Drama, David Oyelowo Best Actor – Drama, Ava DuVernay Best Director, and “Glory”, music and lyrics by John Legend and Common Best Original Song.

Other nods for European talent include Best Actress – Drama Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl, Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Pride [+see also:
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, Best Actress – Comedy or Musical Helen Mirren for The Hundred-Foot Journey, Best Actor Comedy or Musical Ralph Fiennes for The Grand Budapest Hotel [+see also:
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, a category in which he is up against Christoph Waltz for Big Eyes

It is a near clean sweep for Europe in the Foreign Language category, with Force Majeure [+see also:
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interview: Ruben Östlund
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(Sweden), Ida [+see also:
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interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
interview: Pawel Pawlikowski
film profile
]
(Poland/Denmark), Leviathan [+see also:
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(Russia) and Tangerines [+see also:
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(Estonia) amongst the contenders. 

The Awards are on January 11, 2015.

Film nominations:

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory of Everything 

BEST ACTOR – DRAMA
Steve CarellFoxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Jake GyllenhaalNightcrawler
David OyelowoSelma
Eddie RedmayneThe Theory of Everything 

BEST ACTRESS – DRAMA
Jennifer AnistonCake
Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
Julianne MooreStill Alice
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
Reese WitherspoonWild 

BEST ACTRESS – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Amy AdamsBig Eyes
Emily BluntInto the Woods
Helen Mirren – The Hundred Foot Journey
Julianne MooreMaps to the Stars [+see also:
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Quvenzhané WallisAnnie

BEST ACTOR – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Ralph FiennesGrand Budapest Hotel
Michael Keaton – Birdman
Bill Murray – St. Vincent
Joaquin Phoenix – Inherent Vice
Christoph Waltz – Big Eyes

BEST DIRECTOR
Wes AndersonThe Grand Budapest Hotel
David FincherGone Girl
Ava DuVernaySelma
Alejandro Gonzalez InarrituBirdman
Richard LinklaterBoyhood

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 
Patricia ArquetteBoyhood
Jessica ChastainA Most Violent Year
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Emma StoneBirdman
Meryl StreepInto the Woods

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Robert DuvallThe Judge
Ethan HawkeBoyhood
Edward NortonBirdman
Mark RuffaloFoxcatcher
J.K. SimmonsWhiplash 

BEST MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
Pride
St. Vincent

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Big Hero 6
The Book of Life
The Boxtrolls [+see also:
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How to Train Your Dragon 2
The Lego Movie

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Force Majeure, Sweden
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem [+see also:
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, Israel
Ida, Poland/Denmark
Leviathan, Russia
Tangerines, Estonia

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Big Eyes – Big Eyes - Lana Del Rey
Glory – Selma - John Legend, Common
Mercy Is – Noah - Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
Opportunity – Annie - Greg Kurstin, Sia Furler, Will Gluck
Yellow Flicker Beat – Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 1 - Lorde 

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Alexandre Desplat – The Imitation Game
Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Theory of Everything
Trent Reznor, Atticus RossGone Girl
Antonio SanchezBirdman
Hans ZimmerInterstellar [+see also:
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]

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