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'Help,' 'Moneyball' score Globe nods

Dec. 15, 2011 at 5:29 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "The Descendants," "The Help," "Hugo," "The Ides of March," "Moneyball" and "War Horse" were tapped for the Best Drama Golden Globe in Los Angeles Thursday.

In the running for Best Comedy or Musical Feature are "50/50," "The Artist," "Bridesmaids," "Midnight in Paris" and "My Week with Marilyn."

Shortlisted for Lead Actor in a Drama are George Clooney for "The Descendants," Leonardo DiCaprio for "J. Edgar," Michael Fassbender for "Shame," Ryan Gosling for "The Ides of March" and Brad Pitt for "Moneyball."

Nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy or Musical are Jean Dujardin for "The Artist," Brendan Gleeson for "The Guard," Joseph Gordan-Levitt for "50/50," Ryan Gosling for "Crazy, Stupid Love" and Owen Wilson for "Midnight in Paris."

Vying for the prize of Lead Actress in a Drama are Glenn Close for "Albert Nobbs," Viola Davis for "The Help, Rooney Mara for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," Meryl Streep for "The Iron Lady" and Tilda Swinton for "We Need to Talk About Kevin."

The contenders for the Globe for Lead Actress in a Comedy or Musical are Jodie Foster for "Carnage," Charlize Theron for "Young Adult," Kristen Wiig for "Bridesmaids," Michelle Williams for "My Week with Marilyn" and Kate Winslet for "Carnage."

The nominees for Supporting Actor in a Feature are Kenneth Branagh for "My Week with Marilyn," Albert Brooks for "Drive," Jonah Hill for "Moneyball," Viggo Mortensen for "A Dangerous Method" and Christopher Plummer for "Beginners."

Nominated for Supporting Actress are Berenice Bejo for "The Artist," Jessica Chastain for "The Help," Janet McTeer for "Albert Nobbs," Octavia Spencer for "The Help" and Shailene Woodley for "The Descendants."

Up for Best Animated Feature are "The Adventures of Tintin," "Arthur Christmas," "Cars 2," "Puss in Boots" and "Rango."

In the running for Best Foreign Language Film are "The Flowers of War," "In the Land of Blood and Honey," "The Kid with a Bike," "A Separation" and "The Skin I Live In."

The Golden Globes awards ceremony is to be held Jan. 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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