Golden Globes Predictions 2016

Yes, it’s that time of the year again – awards season! The Golden Globe nominees were announced last night. The show however, doesn’t air until 10th January 2016. But, discussing the nominees a month early is exciting, right? Once again, it’s a tough year…


Best Drama: 

Carol
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant 
Room (pictured) 
Spotlight 

My Prediction: The Revenant or Carol

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Either of the two, but I loved Mad Max: Fury Road and Room. Spotlight is a strong contender also.


Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:

The Big Short
Joy (pictured)
The Martian
Spy 
Trainwreck 

My Prediction: The Martian

I’d Like the Winner to Be: I don’t think this list of nominees are award-worthy. Spy was funny, but hardly worth a Golden Globe.


Best Actor in a Drama:

Bryan Cranston: Trumbo
Leonardo DiCaprio: The Revenant 
Michael Fassbender: Steve Jobs (pictured)
Eddie Redmayne: The Danish Girl
Will Smith: Concussion

My Prediction: Michael Fassbender

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Michael Fassbender or Leonardo DiCaprio.


Best Actress in a Drama:

Cate Blanchett: Carol 
Brie Larson: Room
Rooney Mara: Carol
Saoirse Ronan: Brooklyn (pictured)
Alicia Vikander: The Danish Girl

My Prediction: Cate Blanchett or Brie Larson

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson or Alicia Vikander


Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical:

Christian Bale: The Big Short
Steve Carell: The Big Short (pictured)
Matt Damon: The Martian
Al Pacino: Danny Collins
Mark Ruffalo: Infinitely Polar Bear

My Prediction: Steve Carell or Matt Damon

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Steve Carell


Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical:

Jennifer Lawrence: Joy
Melissa McCarthy: Spy
Amy Schumer: Trainwreck
Maggie Smith: The Lady in the Van (pictured)
Lily Tomlin: Grandma

My Prediction: Jennifer Lawrence

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Dame Maggie Smith


Best Supporting Actor:

Paul Dano: Love & Mercy (pictured) 
Idris Elba: Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance: Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon: 99 Homes
Sylvester Stalone: Creed

My Prediction: Stalone or Idris Elba

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Mark Rylance


Best Supporting Actress:

Jane Fonda: Youth
Jennifer Jason Leigh: The Hateful Eight
Helen Mirren: Trumbo
Alicia Vikander: Ex Machina (pictured)
Kate Winslet: Steve Jobs

My Prediction: Alicia Vikander

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Alicia Vikander!! (Simply the best role she has taken on to date.)


Best Director: 

Todd Haynes: Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu: The Revenant 
Tom McCarthy: Spotlight (pictured)
George Miller: Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott: The Martian

My Prediction: Alejandro González Iñárritu

I’d Like the Winner to Be: George Miller, Todd Haynes or Alejandro González Iñárritu


Best Screenplay:

Emma Donoghue: Room
Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer: Spotlight
Charles Randolph, Adam McKay: The Big Short
Aaron Sorkin: Steve Jobs (pictured)
Quentin Tarantino: The Hateful Eight

My Prediction: Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer: Spotlight

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer: Spotlight or Emma Donoghue: Room


Best Foreign Language Film: 

The Brand New Testament
The Club
The Fencer
Mustang
Son of Saul (pictured) 

My Prediction: Son of Saul

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Son of Saul


Best Animated Film:

Anomalisa 
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie (pictured)
Sean The Sheep Movie 

My Prediction: Anomalisa

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Anomalisa


Best Original Score:

Carter Burwell: Carol
Alexander Desplat: The Danish Girl
Ennio Marricone: The Hateful Eight
Daniel Pemberton: Steve Jobs
Ryuchi Sakamoto: The Revenant 

My Prediction: Carter Burwell

I’d Like the Winner to Be: Carter Burwell: Carol


Best Original Song:

“Love Me Like You Do” Fifty Shades of Grey (Oh dear, oh dear…) 
“One Kind of Love” Love & Mercy 
“See You Again” Furious 7 
“Simple Song #3” Youth
“Writing’s On the Wall” Spectre

My Prediction: Writing’s On the Wall”…(Didn’t think much of this song personally.)

I’d Like the Winner to Be: “See You Again”: Furious 7


Do you agree with my predictions? Do you like the nominees? Let me know in the comments section below! Stay tuned for my Academy Award predictions!

 

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