Your 2014 Golden Globe nominations are here


And the big guns are fired. The Golden Globes have announced their nominees setting us up for endless debate of what deserves to be there and what doesn’t. What surprises are there? Well, how about five non-comedy/musical movies being nominated in the Best Comedy Musical category. The Wolf of Wall Street, Inside Llewyn Davis, Her, Nebraska and American Hustle all grabbed nominations in the category and none of them fit there. Her is the most egregious misrepresentations, but American Hustle comes in a close second. Seems to be a case of the Globes wanting to nominate 10 Best Drama films and shoving the extras into the comedy category.

Other notables are the obvious nods for Gravity and 12 Years a Slave in almost every category and the lack of Monsters University in the Best Animated category. First time Pixar has been missing in a while. The Globes also liked Rush a bit more than I did, nominating it for Best Drama along with a few others. 

Check out the full list below and tell us what you think got snubbed or shouldn’t be there.  

Best motion picture, drama

12 Years a Slave

Captain Phillips




Best motion picture, musical or comedy

American Hustle


Inside Llewyn Davis


The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a motion picture, drama

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Judi Dench – Philomena

Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

Kate Winslet – Labor Day

Best Actor in a motion picture, drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Idris Elba – Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

Robert Redford – All Is Lost

Best Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Amy Adams – American Hustle

Julie Delpy – Before Midnight

Greta Gerwig – Frances Ha

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said

Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

Best Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy

Christian Bale – American Hustle

Bruce Dern – Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf Of Wall Street

Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix – Her

Best supporting Actress in a motion picture

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts – August: Osage County

June Squibb – Nebraska

Best supporting Actor in a motion picture

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Daniel Brühl – Rush

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle

Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Best Director – motion picture

Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity

Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips

Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne – Nebraska

David O. Russell – American Hustle

Best Screenplay – motion picture

Spike Jonze – Her

Bob Nelson – Nebraska

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan – Philomena

John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave

Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell – American Hustle

Best Foreign Language Film

Blue is the Warmest Color

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Past

The Wind Rises

Best Animated Feature film

The Croods

Despicable Me 2


Matthew Razak
Matthew Razak is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Flixist. He has worked as a critic for more than a decade, reviewing and talking about movies, TV shows, and videogames. He will talk your ear off about James Bond movies, Doctor Who, Zelda, and Star Trek.