The Ides of March
Who will win: War Horse. It's a Speilberg vechile, plus Best Drama at the Globes never wins Best Picture at the Oscars.
Who should win: The Descendants was my favorite of this list, but I wouldn't be upset if The Help won either.
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn
Who will win: The Artist (or, Bridesmaids..but hopefully not)
Who should win: 50/50. It seems the HFPA has a big golden boner for The Artist. I haven't see it, so all I can really say is how much I love 50/50 and how much I think it deserves to win.
Best Animated Film
Puss in Boots
The Adventures of Tintin
Who will win: The Adventures of Tintin seems to have awards written all over it.
Who should win: Rango?
Best Foreign Language Film
The Flowers of War
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid With a Bike
The Skin I Live In
- I haven't seen any of these, therefore I cannot provide an accurate guess.
Best Actor in a Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Who will win: George Glooney
Who should win: Probably Fassbender. Full frontal is bold.
Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brendan Gleeson, The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
Ryan Gosling, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris
Who will win: Jean Dujardin.
Who should win: Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Did you really expect me to say anything else?
Best Supporting Actor
in a Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
Who will win: Kenneth Branagh
Who should win: Viggo Mortensen. Because he's Viggo Mortensen, bitches.
Best Actress in a Drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin
Who will win: Tilda Swinton, everyone review about Kevin raves about her performance.
Who should win: Swinton
Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage
Who will win: Michelle Williams
Who should win: Williams. This is her year, she's always turned in great performances, but has always been beat out by just a little (Rachel Weisz in 06, Natalie Portman last year) This is her time to shine.
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Who will win: Chastain, she's had a hell of a year.
Who should win: Chastain. She deserves it too. I wouldn't complain if Spencer or Woodley took it home either.
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Who will win: Martin Scorsese.
Who should win: Alexander Payne. I really enjoyed The Descendants.
Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Kaui Hart Hemmings, The Descendants
Steve Zallian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis, Moneyball
George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon, The Ides of March
Who will win: The Descendants
Who should win: The Descendants, It's really the msot original. 50/50 should've been nominated.
Best Original Score in a Motion Picture
Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Abel Korzeniowski, W.E.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore, Hugo
John Williams, War Horse
- Haven't seen any of these, I'd go with Williams based off of his track record.
Best Original Song in a Motion Picture
“Hello Hello,” Gnomeo & Juliet
“The Keeper,” Machine Gun Preacher
“Lay Your Head Down,” Albert Nobbs
“The Living Proof,” The Help
Who will win: The Living Proof
Who should win: The Living Proof
Best TV Drama
American Horror Story
Game of Thrones
Who will win: Boardwalk Empire. Unless the HFPA hated the finale as much as everyone else..then Game of Thrones will win.
Who should win: Breaking Bad..where the hell are they? Fine, Boardwalk Empire. Even though the season 2 finale literally took away everything that was interesting about the show.
Best TV Comedy or Musical
Who will win: Modern Family
Who should win: Modern Family. No 30 Rock, The Office or The Big Bang Theory? Then this is a no brainer, these other shows don't compete.
Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture
Too Big To Fail
Who will win: Mildred Pierce
Who should win: Mildred Pierce
Best Actor in a TV Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Kelsey Grammer, Boss
Who will win: Bryan Cranston, if the HFPA has any sense.
Who should win. Cranston. Hands down.
Best Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Who will win: David Duchovny, they love him here.
Who should win: Johnny Galecki
Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Made-for-TV Movie
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Idris Elba, Luther
William Hurt, Too Big To Fail
Bill Nighy, Page Eight
Dominic West, The Hour
Best Supporting Actor in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti, Too Big To Fail
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Who will win: Peter Dinklage
Who should win: Guy Pearce..technically Aaron Paul should win, but for some odd reason he was left out. Michael Pitt should've been nominated too.
Best Actress in a TV Drama
Claire Danes, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness
Who will win: Julianna Margulies
Who should win: Margulies
Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Who will win: Laura Dern,
Who should win: Tina Fey, but I'm probably bias. I love Tina Fey.
Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Made-for-TV Movie
Romola Garai, The Hour
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce
Who will win: Kate Winslet
Who should win: Kate Winslet
Best Supporting Actress in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce
Who will win: Kelly MacDonald
Who should win; Evan Rachel Wood. I love her.