Predicting the 2012 Golden Globe Nominees – How We Did

We did pretty good predicting the Golden Globe results, most categories had at least 3 successful predictions. How were your predictions? Look below to see how we did. Asterisks’ indicate a nominee in the category. 

Best Motion Picture Drama: 
Django Unchained*
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Zero Dark Thirty*

Still Very Likely
Life of Pi*
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Master

Could Sneak In
The Dark Knight Rises
Cloud Atlas

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln*
Tom Hanks, Cloud Atlas
John Hawkes, The Sessions*
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master*
Denzel Washington, Flight*

Still Very Likely
Anthony Hopkins, Hitchcock
Richard Gere, Arbitrage*
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Could Sneak In
Jake Gyllenhaal, End of Watch
Martin Freeman, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Jean Louis Trintignant, Amour
Christian Bale, The Dark Knight Rises

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty*
Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone*
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts, The Impossible*

Still Very Likely
Helen Mirren, Hitchcock*
Keira Knightley, Anna Karenina
Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises

Could Sneak In
Halle Berry, Cloud Atlas
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea*
Kerry Washington, Django Unchained

Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel*
Les Miserables*
Moonrise Kingdom*
Silver Linings Playbook*

Still Very Likely
This is 40
Magic Mike
Hyde Park on Hudson

Could Sneak In
Take This Waltz
Hope Springs
21 Jump Street
Pitch Perfect
The Guilt Trip
The Campaign

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen*

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical
Jack Black, Bernie*
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook*
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables*
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson*
Paul Rudd, This is 40

Still Very Likely
Mark Wahlberg, Ted
Channing Tatum, Magic Mike or 21 Jump Street
Omar Sy, The Intouchables
Tommy Lee Jones, Hope Springs
Bruce Willis, Moonrise Kingdom

Could Sneak In
Johnny Depp, Dark Shadows
Seth Rogen, The Guilt Trip or Take This Waltz
Billy Crystal, Parental Guidance

Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen*

Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical
Judi Dench, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel*
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook*
Leslie Mann, This is 40
Maggie Smith, Quartet*
Barbra Streisand, The Guilt Trip

Still Very Likely
Meryl Streep, Hope Springs*
Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect
Laura Linney, Hyde Park on Hudson
Michelle Williams, Take This Waltz

Could Sneak In
Bette Midler, Parental Guidance

Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen*

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Alan Arkin, Argo*
Javier Bardem, Skyfall
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained*
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master*
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln*

Still Very Likely
Eddie Redmayne, Les Miserables
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained*
Russell Crowe, Les Miserables

Could Sneak In
Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Samuel L. Jackson, Django Unchained
John Goodman, Argo or Flight
Ezra Miller, Perk of Being a Wallflower
Albert Brooks, This is 40
Michael Pena, End of Watch

Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Samantha Barks, Les Miserables
Sally Field, Lincoln*
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables*
Helen Hunt, The Sessions*
Maggie Smith, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Still Very Likely
Amy Adams, The Master*
Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy*
Ann Dowd, Compliance
Judi Dench, Skyfall
Scarllet Johansson, Hitchcock

Could Sneak In
Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook
Emma Watson, Perks of Being a Wallflower
Kerry Washington, Django Unchained
Shirley MacLaine, Bernie

Best Director for a Motion Picture
Ben Affleck, Argo*
Kathyrn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty*
Tom Hooper, Les Miserables
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln*

Still Very Likely
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained*
Ang Lee, Life of Pi*
Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master

Could Sneak In
Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight Rises
Joe Wright, Anna Karenina

Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture
Argo (Chris Terrio)*
Lincoln (Tony Kushner)*
Moonrise Kingdom (Roman Coppola, Wes Anderson)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)*
Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal)*

Still Very Likely
Django Unchained*
The Master
Les Miserables

Could Sneak In
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Best Animated Motion Picture
Rise of the Guardians*
Wreck-It Ralph*

Still Very Likely
Hotel Transylvania*
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
The Lorax

Could Sneak In
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
From Up on Poppy Hill
Ice Age: Continental Drift

Best Foreign Film
The Intouchables*
A Royal Affair*
Rust and Bone*

Still Very Likely

Could Sneak In
Beyond the Hills
Fill the Void


Best Score for a Motion Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi*
The Master
Zero Dark Thirty

Still Very Likely
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Anna Karenina*
Cloud Atlas*

Could Sneak In
Moonrise Kingdom
The Dark Knight Rises
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Rise of the Guardians

Best Original Songs in a Motion Picture
“Skyfall,” Skyfall*
“Still Alive,” Paul Williams: Still Alive
“Suddenly,” Les Miserables*
“Touch the Sky,” Brave
“Wide Awake,” Katy Perry: Part of Me

Still Very Likely
Any Song from Django Unchained
“Learn Me Right,” Brave
“Strange Love,” Frankenweenie
“Midnight Run,” Lawless

Could Sneak In
“Everybody Needs a Best Friend,” Ted
“Live to Rise,” The Avengers
“Still Dream,” Rise of the Guardians
“When Can I See You Again,” Wreck-It Ralph

“For You,” Act of Valor*
“Not Running Anymore,” Stand Up Guys*
“Safe and Sound,” The Hunger Games*