Golden Globe Nominees Announced

Any surprises? Not really. Unless you count getting mildly excited over the release of the Golden Globes nomination list a surprise... Best Motion Picture - Drama

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON FROST/NIXON THE READER REVOLUTIONARY ROAD SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Anne Hathaway – RACHEL GETTING MARRIED Angelina Jolie – CHANGELING Meryl Streep – DOUBT Kristin Scott Thomas – I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (IL Y A LONGTEMPS QUE JE T’AIME) Kate Winslet – REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -Drama

Leonardo Dicaprio – REVOLUTIONARY ROAD Frank Langella – FROST/NIXON Sean Penn – MILK Brad Pitt – THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Mickey Rourke – THE WRESTLER

Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

BURN AFTER READING HAPPY-GO-LUCKY IN BRUGES MAMMA MIA! VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Rebecca Hall – VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA Sally Hawkins – HAPPY-GO-LUCKY Frances McDormand – BURN AFTER READING Meryl Streep – MAMMA MIA! Emma Thompson – LAST CHANCE HARVEY

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -Comedy or Musical

Javier Bardem – VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA Colin Farrell – IN BRUGES James Franco – PINEAPPLE EXPRESS Brendan Gleeson – IN BRUGES Dustin Hoffman – LAST CHANCE HARVEY

Best Animated Film

BOLT KUNG FU PANDA WALL-E

Best Foreign Language Film

THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX (DER BADDER MEINHOF KOMPLEX) [GERMANY] EVERLASTING MOMENTS (MARIA LARSSONS EVIGA ÖGONBLICK) [SWEDEN/DENMARK] GOMORRAH (GOMORRA) [ITALY] I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (IL Y A LONGTEMPS QUE JE T’AIME) [FRANCE] WALTZ WITH BASHIR [ISRAEL]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Amy Adams – DOUBT Penelope Cruz – VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA Viola Davis –DOUBT Marisa Tomei – THE WRESTLER Kate Winslet – THE READER

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Tom Cruise – TROPIC THUNDER Robert Downey Jr. –TROPIC THUNDER Ralph Fiennes – THE DUCHESS Philip Seymour Hoffman – DOUBT Heath Ledger – THE DARK KNIGHT

Best Director - Motion Picture

Danny Boyle – SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Stephen Daldry – THE READER David Fincher – THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Ron Howard – FROST/NIXON Sam Mendes – REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Simon Beaufoy – SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE David Hare – THE READER Peter Morgan – FROST/NIXON Eric Roth – THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN John Patrick Shanley – DOUBT

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Alexandre Desplat –THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Clint Eastwood – CHANGELING James Nwton Howard – DEFIANCE A. R. Rahman – SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Hans Zimmer – FROST/NIXON

Best Original Song - Motion Picture

“Down to Earth” — WALL-E Music by: Peter Gabriel, Thomas Newman Lyrics by: Peter Gabriel

“Gran Torino” — GRAN TORINO Music by: Clint Eastwood, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens Lyrics by: Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens

“I Thought I Lost You” — BOLT Music & Lyrics by: Miley Cyrus, Jeffrey Steele

“Once In a Lifetime” — CADILLAC RECORDS Music & Lyrics by: Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Ghost, Scott McFarnon, Ian Dench, James Dring, Jody Street

“The Wrestler” — THE WRESTLER Music & Lyrics by: Bruce Springsteen

The complete list of nominees can be found on the Golden Globes website. The awards will be handed out January 11, 2009. So get those polls ready....