Sunday, January 13, 2008

List of Golden Globe 2008 winners (and of those who should have won)

I was looking for a list of Golden Globe winners for this year, but every one I came across seemed to be embedded in the habitual expert tall-talk. Hence I've come up with my own no-nonsense version (only for the movies, I'm not really interested in who won for TV) -- and a list of those who I think (based on my long history as a movie buff!) should have won.I was looking for a list of Golden Globe winners for this year, but every one I came across seemed to be embedded in the habitual expert tall-talk. Hence I've come up with my own no-nonsense version (only for the movies, I'm not really interested in who won for TV) -- and a list of those who I think (based on my long history as a movie buff!) should have won. You can check out the Golden Globe site here, which lists additional information and links, as well as nominations and results for television performances. Just the list of winners for Golden Globe 2008 (movies)
  • Best Motion Picture - Drama Atonement
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Julie Christie [Away From Her]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood]
  • Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street]
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There]
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Animated Feature Film Ratatouille
  • Best Foreign Language Film The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA)
  • Best Director - Motion Picture Julian Schnabel [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly]
  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Ethan Coel, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture Dario Marianelli [Atonement]
  • Best Original Song - Motion Picture Guaranteed [Into The Wild]; music & lyrics: Eddie Vedder
List of nominees and winners for Golden Globe 2008 (movies) Best Motion Picture - Drama American Gangster | Atonement | Eastern Promises | The Great Debaters | Michael Clayton | No Country for Old Men | There Will Be Blood Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Cate Blanchett [Elizabeth : The Golden Age] | Julie Christie [Away From Her] | Jodie Foster [The Brave One] | Angelina Jolie [A Mighty Heart] Keira Knightley [Atonement] Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama George Clooney [Michael Clayton] | Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood] | James McAvoy [Atonement] | Viggo Mortensen [Eastern Promises] | Denzel Washington [American Gangster] Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Across The Universe | Charlie Wilson's War | Hairspray | Juno | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Amy Adams [Enchanted] | Nikki Blonsky [Hairspray] | Helena Bonham Carter [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose] | Ellen Page [Juno] Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Ryan Gosling [Lars and the Real Girl] | Tom Hanks [Charlie Wilson's War] | Philip Seymour Hoffman [The Savages] | John C. Reilly [Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story] Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There] | Julia Roberts [Charlie Wilson's War] | Saoirse Ronan [Atonement] | Amy Ryan [Gone Baby Gone] | Tilda Swinton [Michael Clayton] Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Casey Affleck [The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford] | Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men] | Philip Seymour Hoffman [Charlie Wilson's War] | John Travolta [Hairspray] | Tom Wilkinson [Michael Clayton] Best Animated Feature Film Bee Movie | Ratatouille | The Simpsons Movie Best Foreign Language Film 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (Romania)| The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA) | The Kite Runner (USA) | Lust, Caution (Taiwan) | Persepolis (France) Best Director - Motion Picture Tim Burton [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Ethan Coen, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men] | Julian Schnabel [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly] | Ridley Scott [American Gangster] | Joe Wright [Atonement] Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Christopher Hampton [Atonement] | Aaron Sorkin [Charlie Wilson's War] | Ronald Harwood [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly] | Diablo Cody [Juno] | Ethan Coel, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men] Best Original Score - Motion Picture Clint Eastwood [Grace Is Gone] | Alberto Iglesias [The Kite Runner] | Dario Marianelli [Atonement]| Howard Shore [Eastern Promises] | Michael Brook, Kaki King and Eddie Vedder [Into The Wild] Best Original Song - Motion Picture Despedida [Love In The Time Of Cholera]; music: Shakira and Antonio Pinto; lyrics: Shakira | Grace Is Gone [Grace Is Gone]; music: Clint Eastwood; lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager | Guaranteed [Into The Wild]; music & lyrics: Eddie Vedder | That's How You Know [Enchanted]; music: Alan Menken; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz | Walk Hard [Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story]; music & lyrics: Marshall Crenshaw, John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan And finally, here's a list of those who should have won (some of them actually did)
  • Best Motion Picture - Drama No Country for Old Men
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Julie Christie [Away From Her]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood]
  • Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street]
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There]
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Animated Feature Film Ratatouille
  • Best Foreign Language Film The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA)
  • Best Director - Motion Picture Ethan Coen, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Diablo Cody [Juno]
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture Dario Marianelli [Atonement]
  • Best Original Song - Motion Picture Despedida [Love In The Time Of Cholera]; music: Shakira and Antonio Pinto; lyrics: Shakira
Confessions: I haven't really seen all the movies nominated for Best Actress, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, or Foreign Language film. Nevertheless, whadyathink?

Sunday, January 13, 2008

List of Golden Globe 2008 winners (and of those who should have won)

I was looking for a list of Golden Globe winners for this year, but every one I came across seemed to be embedded in the habitual expert tall-talk. Hence I've come up with my own no-nonsense version (only for the movies, I'm not really interested in who won for TV) -- and a list of those who I think (based on my long history as a movie buff!) should have won.I was looking for a list of Golden Globe winners for this year, but every one I came across seemed to be embedded in the habitual expert tall-talk. Hence I've come up with my own no-nonsense version (only for the movies, I'm not really interested in who won for TV) -- and a list of those who I think (based on my long history as a movie buff!) should have won. You can check out the Golden Globe site here, which lists additional information and links, as well as nominations and results for television performances. Just the list of winners for Golden Globe 2008 (movies)
  • Best Motion Picture - Drama Atonement
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Julie Christie [Away From Her]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood]
  • Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street]
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There]
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Animated Feature Film Ratatouille
  • Best Foreign Language Film The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA)
  • Best Director - Motion Picture Julian Schnabel [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly]
  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Ethan Coel, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture Dario Marianelli [Atonement]
  • Best Original Song - Motion Picture Guaranteed [Into The Wild]; music & lyrics: Eddie Vedder
List of nominees and winners for Golden Globe 2008 (movies) Best Motion Picture - Drama American Gangster | Atonement | Eastern Promises | The Great Debaters | Michael Clayton | No Country for Old Men | There Will Be Blood Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Cate Blanchett [Elizabeth : The Golden Age] | Julie Christie [Away From Her] | Jodie Foster [The Brave One] | Angelina Jolie [A Mighty Heart] Keira Knightley [Atonement] Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama George Clooney [Michael Clayton] | Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood] | James McAvoy [Atonement] | Viggo Mortensen [Eastern Promises] | Denzel Washington [American Gangster] Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Across The Universe | Charlie Wilson's War | Hairspray | Juno | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Amy Adams [Enchanted] | Nikki Blonsky [Hairspray] | Helena Bonham Carter [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose] | Ellen Page [Juno] Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Ryan Gosling [Lars and the Real Girl] | Tom Hanks [Charlie Wilson's War] | Philip Seymour Hoffman [The Savages] | John C. Reilly [Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story] Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There] | Julia Roberts [Charlie Wilson's War] | Saoirse Ronan [Atonement] | Amy Ryan [Gone Baby Gone] | Tilda Swinton [Michael Clayton] Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Casey Affleck [The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford] | Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men] | Philip Seymour Hoffman [Charlie Wilson's War] | John Travolta [Hairspray] | Tom Wilkinson [Michael Clayton] Best Animated Feature Film Bee Movie | Ratatouille | The Simpsons Movie Best Foreign Language Film 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (Romania)| The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA) | The Kite Runner (USA) | Lust, Caution (Taiwan) | Persepolis (France) Best Director - Motion Picture Tim Burton [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street] | Ethan Coen, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men] | Julian Schnabel [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly] | Ridley Scott [American Gangster] | Joe Wright [Atonement] Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Christopher Hampton [Atonement] | Aaron Sorkin [Charlie Wilson's War] | Ronald Harwood [The Diving Bell And The Butterfly] | Diablo Cody [Juno] | Ethan Coel, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men] Best Original Score - Motion Picture Clint Eastwood [Grace Is Gone] | Alberto Iglesias [The Kite Runner] | Dario Marianelli [Atonement]| Howard Shore [Eastern Promises] | Michael Brook, Kaki King and Eddie Vedder [Into The Wild] Best Original Song - Motion Picture Despedida [Love In The Time Of Cholera]; music: Shakira and Antonio Pinto; lyrics: Shakira | Grace Is Gone [Grace Is Gone]; music: Clint Eastwood; lyrics: Carole Bayer Sager | Guaranteed [Into The Wild]; music & lyrics: Eddie Vedder | That's How You Know [Enchanted]; music: Alan Menken; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz | Walk Hard [Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story]; music & lyrics: Marshall Crenshaw, John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan And finally, here's a list of those who should have won (some of them actually did)
  • Best Motion Picture - Drama No Country for Old Men
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Julie Christie [Away From Her]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Daniel Day-Lewis [There Will Be Blood]
  • Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Marion Cotillard [La Vie En Rose]
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Johnny Depp [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street]
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Cate Blanchett [I'm Not There]
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Javier Bardem [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Animated Feature Film Ratatouille
  • Best Foreign Language Film The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (France, USA)
  • Best Director - Motion Picture Ethan Coen, Joel Coen [No Country For Old Men]
  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Diablo Cody [Juno]
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture Dario Marianelli [Atonement]
  • Best Original Song - Motion Picture Despedida [Love In The Time Of Cholera]; music: Shakira and Antonio Pinto; lyrics: Shakira
Confessions: I haven't really seen all the movies nominated for Best Actress, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, or Foreign Language film. Nevertheless, whadyathink?