Predicting the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards


Sharon Tung

Awards season has arrived, and the first event of the year is the Golden Globes. Several MVHS students who follow TV shows and movies were given a list of the nominees and asked to predict who would win or choose who they want to win in each category. The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards will be airing on Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. on PBS.


Here is the list of the categories mentioned in the video and the nominees:

  1. Best Motion Picture: Drama
    1. “Boyhood” – IFC Productions and Detour Filmproduction; IFC Films
    2. “Foxcatcher” – Annapurna Pictures; Sony Pictures Classic
    3. “The Imitation Game” – Black Bear Productions and Bristol Automotive; The Weinstein Company
    4. “Selma” – pathé, Harpo Films; Paramount Pictures
    5. “The Theory of Everything” – Working Title Films; Focus Features
  2. Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama
    1. Jennifer Aniston – “Cake”
    2. Felicity Jones – “The Theory of Everything”
    3. Julianne Moore – “Still Alice”
    4. Rosamund Pike – “Gone Girl”
    5. Reese Witherspoon – “Wild”
  3. Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture- Drama
    1. Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
    2. Benedict Cumberbatch – “The Imitation Game”
    3. Jake Gyllenhaal – “Nightcrawler”
    4. David Oyelowo -”Selma”
    5. Eddie Redmayne – “The Theory of Everything”
  4. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
    1. Patricia Arquette – “Boyhood”
    2. Jessica Chastain – “A Most Violent Year”
    3. Keira Knightley – “The Imitation Game”
    4. Emma Stone – “Birdman”
    5. Meryl Streep – “Into the Woods”
  5. Best Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical
    1. “Birdman”
    2. “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
    3. “Into the Woods”
    4. “Pride”
    5. “St. Vincent”
  6. Best Animated Feature Film
    1. “Big Hero 6”
    2. “The Book of Life”
    3. “The Boxtrolls”
    4. “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
    5. “The Lego Movie”
  7. Best Television Series- Drama
    1. The Affair
    2. Downton Abbey
    3. Game of Thrones
    4. The Good Wife
    5. House of Cards
  8. Best Television Series- Comedy or Musical
    1. Girls
    2. Jane the Virgin
    3. Orange Is the New Black
    4. Silicon Valley
    5. Transparent
  9. Best Performance by an Actress in a in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
    1. Uzo Aduba – Orange is the New Black
    2. Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Freak Show
    3. Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey
    4. Allison Janney – Mom
    5. Michelle Monaghan – True Detective

This story was reported by Jyotsna Natarajan and Sharon Tung.